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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.
16 June 2020

Vianny Natugonza - PhD defence

Vianny Natugonza will defend his PhD dissertation titled "A comparative analysis of ecosystem models of Lake Victoria (East Africa)." on the 18th of June 2020, at 13.00 GMT.
9 June 2020

The Six Month Training in Iceland postponed until in 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic

As was previously announced, the launch of this year's Geothermal Training Programme was intended to take place in the first half of July. However, due to the continuing uncertain and restrictive situation regarding the COVID-19 pandemic worldwide and the extreme restrictions on movement foreseeable in the near future, it was decided in co-operation with the Ministry for Foreign Affairs, to postpone the Programme until next year. 
GRÓ·FTP's new headquarters at Fornubúðir 5
8 June 2020

GRÓ·FTP moves

After over 20 eventful years in downtown Reykjavik, GRÓ·FTP and its host institution, the Marine and Freshwater Research Institute (MFRI), have officially moved to a new office at Fornubúðir 5 in Hafnarfjördur, a port town on the southwest coast of Iceland, about 10 km south of Reykjavík.
26 May 2020

MSc presentation by Irene Jepkorir Ronoh

Irene Ronoh from Kenya, MSc Fellow in Sustainable Energy Science at Reykjavík University will give a presentation on her MSc project on Thursday 28 May, 2020 at 16:00. Due to the COVID precautions this will be a closed presentation.
22 May 2020

Congratulations to the 2020 GEST Cohort!

The graduation of the GRÓ GEST class of 2020 was celebrated as 20 fellows graduated with a postgraduate diploma in international gender studies at the University of Iceland.