News list

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.
2018 FTP fellows on a site visit to Holar, Northern Iceland
7 March 2019

21st cohort of fellows ready for graduation

Tuesday March 12th 2019 United Nations University Fisheries Training Program will hold a graduation ceremony for its 21st cohort of fellows. The ceremony will take place at the Marine and Freshwater Research Institute (MFRI), Skúlagata 4, 1st floor and starts at 16:00.
5 March 2019

Fisheries related issues in developing countries: Presentation of fellows' final projects

These days our fellows are presenting their final projects, which they have been working on this winter, under the supervision of specialists in Iceland, including from the University of Akureyri. Indeed, the last set of presentations will take place at the University of Akureyri, Sólborg M202, Wednesday March 6th from 08:30 and be focused on a wide variety of fisheries related issues in developing countries.