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...
Arrival of Ambassador Stefan Skjaldarson
Ambassador Stefan Skjaldarson and his wife Mrs. Birgit Nyborg arrived in Beijing on Saturday, 20 July.  The Ambassador presented the copy of his Letters of Credence to Mr. Jin Zhijian, Deputy Chief of the Protocol of the Ministry of Foreign Affaire...
Comprehensive interview on Icelandic tourism in Xinhua
The Trave Website of Xinhua, the offical news agency of China, published a comprehensive interview and description of travel to Iceland on Monday 15 July. The interview is in Chinese and can be read by visiting the following link:  http://news.xi...
New Epilepsy Consultation Centre in Beijing
                        A new Consultation Centre on Epilepsy opened today at the Sanbo Hospital in Beijing. The Centre is an initiative of the Sanbo Hospital promoted by the China Association Against Epilepsy (CAAE) and ...
Exhibition in Reykjavik: A view of two worlds
The Icelandic Chinese Culture Society is hosting an exhibition of the Icelandic Chinese artist Lu Hong in the City Hall of Reykjavik. The exhibition will opening will be tomorrow, Thursday 20 June at 16:00, and everyone is invited. The works will r...
Ambassador addresses Hong Kong Federation of Women
                        The Ambassador was among speakers at the 20 year Anniversary Conference of the Hong Kong Federation of Women on 30 May. The title of the conference was "Searching for a New Dimension for Hong Kong ...
Association of Business Women in Iceland visit China
Nine women business leaders arrived in Beijing yesterday to examine business opportunities in China. This is the first delegation of business leaders from Iceland to visit China that consists only of women. The head of the delegation is Jonina Bjar...
New Icelandic Government takes office
A Government of the Progressive Party and the Independence Party has been formed and took office on Thursday 23 May 2013. Please see the Prime Minister's Office's press release for full details.        
New Minister for Foreign Affairs
        A new Minister for Foreign Affairs, Mr. Gunnar Bragi Sveinsson, took office on Thursday 23 May 2013, replacing Mr. Össur Skarphéðinsson who has held the position since 1 February 2009. Mr. Sveinsson has been member of the Icela...
Ambassador addresses China Women University
                          Kristín A. Árnadóttir, Ambassador of Iceland, gave a special address about gender equality at the China Women’s University today in Beijing. The lecture was the first in ...
Estonia offers Iceland facilities in Beijing
  Yesterday the Foreign Ministers of Iceland and Estonia, Össur Skarphéðinsson and Urmas Paet, signed a cooperation agreement regarding the location of the Icelandic Embassy in Estonia´s chancery building in Beijing. According to the agreement, t...
The visit of the Prime Minister of Iceland to China
                      Jóhanna Sigurðardóttir, the Prime Minister of Iceland, successfully concluded her official visit to China on 18 April 2013.  She was accompanied by her wife Jónína Leósdóttir, Össur Skarphéðinsson, the...

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