Nordic and Baltic Ministries, Central Banks and Supervisory Authorities sign Agreement on Financial Stability
A co-operation agreement on cross-border financial stability, crisis management and resolution between the finance ministries and other relevant ministries, central banks and financial supervisory authorities of the Nordic and Baltic countries has been signed. The agreement enhances preparedness to handle cross-border financial stability concerns in the financially integrated Nordic-Baltic region.
Ambassador Sturla Sigurjónsson presented his credentials to Traian Basescu, the President of Romania, at the Cotroceni Palace in Bucharest on 12 April 2010.
Ambassador Sturla Sigurjónsson presented his credentials to Georgi Parvanov, the President of Bulgaria, in the Bulgarian Presidency in Sofia on 30 April 2010.
The volcanic eruption in the glacier Eyjafjallajokull in South Iceland is continuing but Icelandic civil protection authorities have the situation as regards public response fully under control. The affected areas have been evacuated and damage has been limited to roads, bridges and other infrastructure that has been destroyed by flooding. Further damage to agricultural land is evident.
Icelandic Government prepares to submit the Icesave legislation for approval by national referendum and remains fully committed to honor Iceland's obligations with respect to depositor's insur
No less than five Icelandic acts have been confirmed to play the acclaimed Spot Festival in Aarhus, Denmark.
Out of a total of 148 nominated artists, the jury for the Carnegie Art Award 2010 has chosen 23 Nordic artists for this year's exhibition - and for the first time since its start in 1998, women dominate. Of the 23 there are two Icelanders, Kristján Guðmundsson and Egill Snæbjörnsson.