29.09.2014
27th Session of the Human Rights Council
Iceland's President
The Human Rights Council held its 27th regular session from 8 – 26 September 2014 in Geneva. Iceland welcomed the new High Commissioner, Mr. Zeid Ra'ad al Hussein and urged him to pay particular attention to the human rights of children, women and ...
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24.07.2014
21st special session of the Human Rights Council
Iceland's President
The Human Rights Council held its 21st special session on the human rights situation in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including East Jerusalem, on 23 July 2014 in Geneva. The main purpose of the session was to address the on-going conflict taki...
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11.07.2014
26th Session of the Human Rights Council
Iceland's President
The Human Rights Council held its 26th regular session from 10 – 27 June 2014 at the Palais des Nations in Geneva. Iceland raised a number of issues during the session, including the importance of combating discrimination against women in order to ac...
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02.04.2014
25th Session of the Human Rights Council
Iceland's President
The Human Rights Council held its 25th regular session from 3 - 28 March 2014 at the Palais des Nations in Geneva. All statements and resolutions held by Iceland during the session can be found on this page.
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01.11.2013
Universal Periodic Review - 17th session
The seventeenth session of the Human Rights Council's Universal Periodic Review (UPR) Working Group took place in Geneva from 21 October to 1 November 2013. The UPR mechanism is a unique, states driven process which involves a review of human rights ...
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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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28.06.2013
Trade in Services Agreement
WTO members participating in discussions on a Trade in Services Agreement (TiSA) released the following statement today:
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