News

At the symposium in Managua
8 November 2019

FTP and OSPESCA in a symposium in Nicaragua

On November 7 and 8 the UNU-FTP and OSPESCA are conducting a two day symposium in Nicaragua to assess the status of the fisheries among the Central American countries and identify their needs and priority in fisheries development.
Some scholarship recipients and staff at the meeting.
30 October 2019

Gathering of FTP Scholarship Recipients

This morning, a breakfast meeting was held for all Fisheries Training Programme scholarship recipients currently in Iceland pursuing MSc or PhD studies at Icelandic Universities. This distinguished group of former FTP fellows includes three MSc and six PhD students, representing Vietnam, Indonesia, Uganda, Angola, Ghana, Liberia, Cabo Verde, and Guyana.
Part of the 2019 FTP fellows
6 September 2019

Welcome 2019 cohort of fellows

Our 2019 cohort of fellows arrived last Monday (2nd of September) and have been in the process of settling in during the last few days. Altogether 23 fellows from 11 countries will participate in the six months training programme winter 2019-20.
Thor Heiðar Ásgeirsson the new director.
2 August 2019

New director at UNU-FTP

Thor Heiðar Ásgeirsson is the new director of FTP. He formally took over the responsibility on August 1st from Tumi Tómasson, who has been director since the foundation of the programme in 1998.
20 June 2019

Ambassador of Zambia Visits

On 18 June 2019, Ms Rose Mulemba Salukatula Ambassador of Zambia, along with her first secretary Ms Amina Randeree, paid a visit to UNU-FTP.
5 June 2019

Britney Kasmiran finishes her MSc studies at the University of Iceland

UNU-FTP is proud to announce that Ms. Britney Sharline Kasmiran, a fellow 2016, defended her MSc thesis on “Physicochemical Properties and potential utilization of side raw materials of Yellowfin (Thunnus albacares) and albacore (Thunnus alalunga) tuna” on May 27 2019 at Matis. Her supervisors were Prof. Maria Gudjonsdottir, Prof. Sigurjon Arason, Dr. Magnea Karlsdóttir.