News

From left: Thor Asgeirsson, Julie Ingham, Etuna Haimbili, Kimberlee Cooke-Panton, Mary Frances Davidson, and Tumi Tomasson
23 September 2020

GRÓ-FTP welcomes two new post-graduate students of Master's studies at the University of Iceland

Today the GRÓ Fisheries Training Programme under the auspices of UNESCO officially welcomed two new post-graduate students to Iceland for their Master‘s studies at the University of Iceland through scholarships provided by the GRÓ-FTP. Both began their studies in the Environment and Natural Resources specialising in Marine Resource Management.
Thor Asgeirsson (Director, GRÓ-FTP), and Oddur Gunnarsson (CEO, Matís) celebrate with a
18 September 2020

GRÓ-FTP signs new partnership agreement with Matís

We are delighted to announce that the GRÓ Fisheries Training Programme under the auspices of UNESCO has signed a new partnership agreement with Matís – Food Research and Biotec.
1 September 2020

GRÓ GTP online course survey!

GRÓ GTP is considering the possibility of offering online courses/seminars on geothermal energy!
13 August 2020

MSc presentation by Kunzes Dolma

Kunzes Dolma from India, MSc Fellow in Sustainable Energy Science at Reykjavík University will give a presentation on her MSc project on Wednesday 19 August, 2020 at 11:00.
Ragnheiður I. Þórarinsdóttir and Jón Karl Ólafsson
12 August 2020

Signing of host institution agreement

Today a new host institution agreement was signed between the GRÓ Centre for Capacity Development under the auspices of UNESCO and the Agricultural University of Iceland. On this occasion the Chairman of the GRÓ Governing Board, Mr. Jón Karl Ólafsson and the GRÓ Centre Director General, Ms. Bryndís Kjartansdóttir, were welcomed at the premises of GRÓ LRT where the agreement was signed by Mr. Jón Karl Ólafsson and Dr. Ragnheiður I. Þórarinsdóttir, the Rector of the Agricultural University of Iceland.
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.