4 December 2023

Open Call for Nominations for the 2025 GRÓ GEST Programme

The GRÓ Gender Equality Studies and Training (GEST) programme calls for nominations for its academic programme in 2025. The deadline for nominations is 8 March 2024.
2 December 2023

Busy schedule for fellows

Marine and freshwater resources were the main focus of study during the second week of the just launched 2023-24 Six-month training programme.
The training course participants and facilitators outside CAMP Alatoo offices in Bishkek
1 December 2023

Short course in Kyrgyzstan on gender, environment and sustainable land management

This week, GRÓ LRT in collaboration with GRÓ GEST, conducted a three-day training course titled "Gender, the Environment, and Sustainable Land Management" in Kyrgyzstan. The course was tailored for the staff of Camp Alatoo Foundation, comprising 16 natural resources management experts.
22 November 2023

Six-month Training Programme underway

In an opening ceremony earlier today Þór Ásgeirsson, GRÓ-FTP director, greeted the incoming fellows and Þorsteinn Sigurðsson, director of the Marine and Freshwater Research Institute, which hosts the programme, welcomed them into the house at Fornubúðir, which will now become their working place for the upcoming months.
Fellows, staff, and guests at the graduation
20 November 2023

Graduation of Fellows 2023

The 44th session of the Geothermal Training Programme closed on Thursday 16th of November.
Ms. Lidia Brito, Assistant Director-General of UNESCO and Ms. Nína Björk Jónsdóttir, Director-General of GRÓ signed the agreement.
20 November 2023

UNESCO and GRÓ reinforce cooperation for ecosystem restoration

UNESCO and GRÓ have signed a new partnership agreement to reinforce capacity for ecosystem restoration in Africa. Two fellows from UNESCO biosphere reserves will annually be invited to attend the six month GRÓ Land Restoration Training Programme in Iceland.