From the opening of the Diploma Course
27 June 2022

Geothermal diploma course for Latin America held in El Salvador

GRÓ GTP, LaGeo and the University of El Salvador (UES) are conducting the Geothermal Diploma Course for Latin America in El Salvador.
24 June 2022

Alumni event in Kampala

On Tuesday 7 June 2022, GEST alumni from Uganda gathered at the Icelandic Embassy in Kampala for an alumni network event.
PROBLUE guests were keen to learn about GRÓ-FTP’s mission as a capacity building programme in the fisheries sector of developing countries.
20 June 2022

Visit from PROBLUE

Recently GRÓ-FTP had a visit from the PROBLUE trust fund. The guests were here in Iceland in connection with the annual meeting of the fund’s Partnership Council, which this time was hosted by the Icelandic Ministry for Foreign Affairs. They were keen to learn about GRÓ-FTP’s mission as a capacity building programme in the fisheries sector.
16 June 2022

GRÓ LRT side event at the 34th session of the MAB-ICC

During the 34th Session of the International Co-ordinating Council of the Man and the Biosphere Programme (MAB-ICC) at UNESCO HQ in Paris this week, GRÓ LRT and the MAB secretariat co-hosted a side event titled Linking Knowledge to Action in Ecosystem Restoration: Cooperation between GRÓ LRT and UNSECO-MAB. The event started with opening remarks by Ms. Noëline Raondry Rakotoarisoa, Director a.i. of the SC/EES Division and Secretary of the MAB Programme, followed by a lecture by Dr Sjöfn Vilhelmsdóttir, Director of GRÓ LRT where she talked about Iceland’s experience of carrying out ecosystem restoration work for more than 100 years and the focus in the GRÓ LRT Programme on linking knowledge to action in land restoration and sustainable land management.
14 June 2022

GRÓ GTP and LRT fellows learn about green solutions and geothermal research at a social event

GRÓ fellows in the Geothermal Training Programme and Land Restoration Programme met at a social event organised by the GRÓ Centre at Gróska, the innovation and business growth centre in Reykjavík in early June.
10 June 2022

High Level Visit to GRÓ from Namibia

The GRÓ Centre for Capacity Development, Sustainability and Societal Change had the honour to welcome the Honorable Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of International Relations and Cooperation of Namibia during the Minister‘s visit to Iceland. The Minister met fellows that are currently attending the GRÓ Land Restoration Training Programme. She encouraged them to put their knowledge to good use upon returning back home and praised the importance of their work for Africa and the world.