UNU-FTP and OSPESCA in a symposium in Nicaragua Gathering of FTP Scholarship Recipients Welcome 2019 cohort of fellows New director at UNU-FTP Ambassador

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UNU-FTP and OSPESCA in a symposium in Nicaragua

Three former fellows with the UNU-FTP delegation
On November 7 and 8 the UNU-FTP and OSPESCA are conducting a two day symposium in Nicaragua to assess the status of the fisheries among the Central American countries and identify their needs and priority in fisheries development. Read more

Gathering of FTP Scholarship Recipients

MSc scholarship recipients with Dr. Tumi Tomasson
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 6 PhD students, representing Vietnam, Indonesia, Uganda, Angola, Ghana, Liberia, Cabo Verde, and Guyana. Read more

Welcome 2019 cohort of fellows

Our 2019 cohort of fellows arrived last Monday (2nd of September) and have been in the process of settling in during the last few days. Altogether 23 fellows from 11 countries will participate in the six months training programme winter 2019-20. Read more

New director at UNU-FTP

Thor Heiðar Ásgeirsson is the new director of UNU-FTP. He formally took over the responsibility on August 1st from Tumi Tómasson, who has been director since the foundation of the programme in 1998. Read more

Ambassador of Zambia Visits

On 18 June 2019, Ms Rose Mulemba Salukatula Ambassador of Zambia, along with her first secretary Ms Amina Randeree, paid a visit to UNU-FTP. Read more



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