News

3 January 2020

WGC2020 Fellowships

Next week, an email with information on the amount of individual Fellowships will be sent to those Fellows who applied for the WGC2020 Fellowship and were deemed eligible.
2 January 2020

On the 1st of January 2020, LRT joined hands with UNESCO

After many years of fruitful collaboration, the United Nations University and the Land Restoration Training Programme are parting ways, along with the other three Training Programmes in Iceland on fisheries, gender equality and geothermal energy. As of 1 January 2020, the four Programmes are a part of the new UNESCO category 2 centre GRÓ - Centre for Capacity Development, Sustainability and Societal Change.
2019 FTP fellows on a site visit in Grindavik, Reykjanes peninsula
30 December 2019

Season's Greetings from staff and fellows

At times of changes the staff and fellows of the Fisheries Training Programme in Iceland send you best wishes for the festive season and a happy new year.
Guðlaugur Þór Þórðarson utanríkisráðherra og Audrey Azoulay, aðalframkvæmdastjóri UNESCO, við undirritunina (Mynd: UNESCO/Christelle ALIX).
30 December 2019

Ísland og UNESCO gera samkomulag um Þekkingarmiðstöð þróunarsamvinnu - GRÓ

Guðlaugur Þór Þórðarson utanríkisráðherra og Audrey Azoulay, aðalframkvæmdastjóri Menningarmálastofnunar Sameinuðu þjóðanna UNESCO, undirrituðu 16. desember samkomulag um að Þekkingarmiðstöð þróunarsamvinnu starfi undir merkjum UNESCO sem sjálfstæð stofnun. Í miðstöðinni koma saman fjórir skólar sem starfræktir hafa verið á Íslandi.
Minister for Foreign Affairs of Iceland Guðlaugur Þór Þórðarson and Director General of UNESCO Audrey Azoulay at the signing. (Photo: UNESCO/Christelle ALIX)
30 December 2019

Iceland and UNESCO establish GRÓ - International Centre for Capacity Development – Sustainable use of Natural Resources and Societal Change

Minister for Foreign Affairs of Iceland Guðlaugur Þór Þórðarson and Director General of UNESCO Audrey Azoulay signed an agreement on December 16. establishing GRÓ - International Centre for Capacity Development – Sustainable use of Natural Resources and Societal Change, as a Category 2 Centre under the auspices of UNESCO.
30 December 2019

Season's Greetings 2019

The Gender Equality Studies and Training Programme (GEST) sends its warmest season's greetings and wishes for a happy new year!