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14.1.2020 : UNU-GTP parts ways with UNU and joins UNESCO

On 1st of January 2020, the Geothermal Training Programme that has since 1979, been run under the United Nations University brand, parted ways with UNU and joined hands with the other three former UNU Training Programmes in Iceland (Fisheries Training Programme, Land Restoration Training Programme, and Gender Equality Studies Training Programme) to form GRÓ: the Centre for Capacity Development – Sustainable Use of Natural Resources and Societal Change. The Centre which is under the auspices of UNESCO will serve as a new umbrella over the four Programmes and the link to the United Nations.  

27.11.2019 : Successful EEA Grants match making event in Reykjavik between Iceland, Poland and Romania

On October 23rd Orkustofnun (National Energy Authority), in cooperation with the Ministry for Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Environment in Poland and Innovation Norway in Romania, held an EEA Grants match making event in Reykjavik on ​​renewable energy, geothermal district heating, energy efficiency, environment and climate. 

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