Agreed Guidelines Reached on Deposit Guarantees

Significant progress has been made towards solving the differences on the interpretation of legal obligations with respect to deposit guarantees in the European Economic Area. >>>


Iceland Launches Economic Stabilisation Plan in Conjunction with IMF

The Icelandic Government has reached an agreement ad referendum with a mission from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) on a comprehensive stabilisation program.



The Global Liquidity Crisis and the Economic Turmoil in Iceland

  The Ministry for Foreign Affairs has published the following basic facts about the Icelandic economy... >>>

The Consular Affairs Unit of the Ministry for Foreign Affairs

The Consular Affairs Unit of th Ministry for Foreign Affair's "Borgarathjonusta" is responsible for the safeguarding of the interests and safety of Icelandic citizens abroad. The unit can be reached throughout the year, 24 hours a day, undir the ponenumer +354-5459900 or under the homepage: http://www.utanrikisraduneyti.is/borgarathjonusta. The Ministry's consular service unit, Embassies of Iceland and around 240 Honorary Consuls of Iceland around the world are within reach at . Under the link "Embassies jurisdiction" you will find information on the jurisdiction of the Embassies around the world.

Iceland's Economic Climate

Over the past two weeks, economic developments took a sharp turn for the worse in Iceland. The country’s three main commercial banks, Glitnir, Landsbanki and Kaupthing, collapsed owing to the financial storm now raging in international markets and the government has resorted to exceptional measures to stabilize the situation. http://www.mfa.is/speeches-and-articles/nr/4500

The Foreign Minister addresses Parliament

Today, the Minister for Foreign Affairs and External Trade, Ms. Ingibjörg Sólrún Gísladótir, delivered her first foreign policy speech to Althingi, the Parliament of Iceland. In her address, Ms. Gísladóttir discussed Iceland's foreign policy challenges with a special focus on Iceland´s role in a globalized world.


WTO Doha Development Agenda Global Trust Fund

Iceland donates CHF 60,000 to the WTO Doha Development Agenda Global Trust Fund (DDAGTF)


Declaration of Cooperation between EFTA and Peru

On 24 April 2006 Vice Minister of Trade and Industry Jorge A. Flor from Peru and the EFTA Ambassadors in Geneva signed a declaration of cooperation . . .


Iceland in the Chair of the EFTA Council in first half of 2006

Iceland in the Chair of the EFTA Council in first half of 2006 Formennska Íslands í EFTA ráðinu fyrri hluta árs 2006
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