GRÓ

International Centre for Capacity Development
Sustainable use of Natural Resources and Societal Change

 

Fisheries Training Programme

Gender Equality Studies & Training Programme

Geothermal Training Programme

Land Restoration Training Programme

GRO-GEST
Rector Jón Atli Benediktsson and Chairman Jón Karl Ólafsson sign the agreement for GRÓ GEST.
3 July 2020

First GRÓ Center - University of Iceland Host Institution Agreement

Today, representatives of the University of Iceland and GRÓ International Centre for Capacity Development, Sustainable Use of Natural Resources and Societal Change, under the auspices of UNESCO, met at the University of Iceland to sign a new host institution agreement detailing the cooperation between GRÓ and the University of Iceland regarding the Gender Equality Studies and Training programme (GRÓ GEST). Jón Karl Ólafsson, Chairman of GRÓ Centre‘s governing board, and Jón Atli Benediktsson, Rector of the University of Iceland, signed the agreement on behalf of the two institutions.
GRO-GEST
Extended Deadline for Nominations for Candidates from the Arctic
25 June 2020

Extended Deadline for Nominations for Candidates from the Arctic

The GEST calls for applications from nationals and residents of the Arctic. The deadline for nominations has been extended only for candidates from the Arctic. The deadline is 30 June 2020 and the nomination form can be found here.
GRO-FTP
Six-month training of the FTP will be delayed due to COVID-19
19 June 2020

Six-month training of the FTP will be delayed due to COVID-19

After much consideration, the Fisheries Training Programme has decided to delay the beginning of its 6 month course until January 2021.
GRO-FTP
From left: Jon Karl Ólafsson (Chairman of GRÓ Board), Bryndís Kjartansdóttir (Director, GRÓ Centre),…
18 June 2020

GRÓ signs host institution agreement with the Marine and Freshwater Research Insititue

Representatives of the GRÓ Centre for Capacity Development under the auspices of UNESCO and the Marine and Freshwater Research Insititue met today to sign a new host institution agreement. This agreement builds upon 22 years of partnership and experience the MFRI has accumulated in its role in administrating the Fisheries Training Programme.

About UNESCO

UNESCO is the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization. It seeks to build peace through international cooperation in Education, the Sciences and Culture.

Find out more