News

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.
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.
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.
From left: Jon Karl Ólafsson (Chairman of GRÓ Board), Bryndís Kjartansdóttir (Director, GRÓ Centre), Sigurður Guðjónsson (Director, MFRI), and Mary Frances Davidson (Deputy Director, GRÓ Fisheries Training Programme)
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.