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Course participants in the field
7 November 2019

Successful completion of a course in Uganda on sustainable land management, land restoration and linkages to climate change

UNU-LRT ran its third short course on sustainable land management, land restoration and linkages to climate change, in collaboration with the Ugandan partners: the National Environment Management Authority (NEMA) and Makerere University. The course took place in Soroti, Eastern Uganda, from 21 to 29 October with 25 participants, six women and 19 men. Read More
On graduation day
7 November 2019

First UNU-LRT MSc scholarship recipient finishes a degree at the Agricultural University of Iceland

Mr. Joel C. Owona, a former fellow from Uganda, completed a Master of Science at the Agricultural University of Iceland on 23 September. He is the first former fellow to complete an MSc degree with a scholarship from UNU-LRT. Mr. Owona attended the six-month training programme in 2008 and came back to Iceland in 2017 to start his MSc studies.
Some scholarship recipients and staff at the meeting.
30 October 2019

Gathering of FTP Scholarship Recipients

This morning, a breakfast meeting was held for all Fisheries Training Programme scholarship recipients currently in Iceland pursuing MSc or PhD studies at Icelandic Universities. This distinguished group of former FTP fellows includes three MSc and six PhD students, representing Vietnam, Indonesia, Uganda, Angola, Ghana, Liberia, Cabo Verde, and Guyana.
Lúðvik S. Georgsson, director of the UNU-GTP
24 October 2019

Graduation of Fellows 2019

The 41st session of the UNU-GTP closed on Friday 18th of October, with 24 UNU Fellows in the six month specialized courses.
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18 October 2019

Call for Abstracts: Gender and Climate Change

The RIKK and GEST lunchtime lecture series for spring 2020 is devoted to gender and climate change.
8 October 2019

The Imagine Forum: Women for Peace

This year, UNU-GEST is co-hosting with Höfði Reykjavík Peace Centre and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Höfði's annual Peace Conference, The Imagine Forum. The conference takes place at Veröld at the University of Iceland on October 10, 2019 and the main theme this year is Women for Peace.