03.09.2013
Iceland Chairs Open Skies Consultative Commission
Yesterday, Iceland assumed Chairmanship in the Open Skies Consultative Commission (OSCC), based in Vienna. A total of 34 states are parties to the Open Skies Treaty (OST), negotiated in 1992, including the United States, Russia, Canada and several ...
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28.08.2013
Presentation of credentials at the OSCE and IAEA
On 27 August Ambassador Auðunn Atlason presented his letters of credence to Lamberto Zannier, Secretary General of the Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE). The OSCE is the largest regional organisation of its kind, workin...
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19.08.2013
The Snorri Sturluson Icelandic Fellowships
The Árni Magnússon Institute for Icelandic Studies invites applications for the Snorri Sturluson Icelandic Fellowships for 2014. The Fellowships are granted to writers, translators and scholars (not to university students) in the field of humanitie...
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14.08.2013
Embassy of Iceland in Vienna closed on 15 August 2013.
The Embassy of Iceland in Vienna will be closed on Thursday, 15 August 2013 due to an Austrian holiday. In urgent cases you can reach the emergency number of the Ministry for Foreign Affairs in Iceland under 00354-545 9900.
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13.08.2013
The Snorri Sturluson Icelandic Fellowships
Iceland's President
The Árni Magnússon Institute for Icelandic Studies invites applications for the Snorri Sturluson Icelandic Fellowships for 2014. The Fellowships are granted to writers, translators and scholars in the field of humanities from outside Iceland, to enab...
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31.07.2013
Ambassador agrée presents credentials to the UNOV
Iceland's President
His Excellency Ambassador agrée Auðunn Atlason presented Yuri Fedotov, Director General of the United Nations Office at Vienna (UNOV), his letters of credence as Permanent Representative of the Republic of Iceland to the UNOV on 30 July 2013.
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07.02.2013
Winter Lights Festival, 7-10 February 2013
The Reykjavík Winter Lights Festival celebrates the amazing darkness and welcomes back the ever growing light in the city. The entire city is very much alive during this special weekend.
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28.01.2013
Iceland welcomes acquittal in Icesave case
The EFTA Court ruling on Icesave rejected all claims by the EFTA Surveillance Authority that Iceland should be declared in breach of the EEA Agreement. The Court rejected the claim that Iceland has breached the Deposit Guarantee Directive or has disc...
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07.09.2012
You Are In Control Conference 4. - 6. Nov 2012, Reykjavík
Between November 4-6 2012, Reykjavik will host the 5th edition of You Are In Control, a hothouse for creatives and thinkers interested in cross-platform explorations and ideas relating to future business models created by the digital revolution.
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09.01.2012
Cabinet reshuffle
Iceland's President
A new Cabinet was unveiled in Iceland on 31 December. During the reshuffle former finance minister Mr Steingrímur J. Sigfússon was named Minister of Fisheries and Agriculture as well as Minister of Economic Affairs. Mrs Oddný G. Harðardóttur was prom...
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27.10.2011
Icelanders Invite Tourists Into Their Homes
Iceland's President
Encouraging a nation-wide participation, The President of Iceland, Olafur Ragnar Grimsson has invited tourists to enjoy pancakes at his home in an effort to make tourists feel welcome in Iceland.
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