France

Pétur Benediktsson was appointed first Ambassador of Iceland to France in 1946. Opening in 1947 of the honorary consulates in Boulogne and Bordeaux.

Frakkland_kort

List of Icelandic companies based in France

The French-Icelandic Chamber of Commerce

Treaties Between the Countries:

1742 Commerce
1813 Right to detract
1873 Measurement of ships
1877 Extradition
1880 Subscriptions to newspapers
1886 Property of deceased sailors
1906 Measurement of ships
1910 Trademarks
1911 Arbitration
1912 & 1913 Protection of industrial designs
1926 Bills & certificates of origin
    Conciliation & arbitration
1930 Literature, science & education
1947 Abolition of short-term visa requirements
1951 Trade
1957 Trade
1972 Trademarks
1981 Air transportation taxes
1983 Scientific & cultural cooperation
        Travel documents
1990 Film coproduction
        Abolishing double taxation on income
1992 Shellfish
1994 Traité de Spitzberg du 9.2.1920 (depository France)


Information about France from OECD

Iceland is a member of the following international organisations based in France :

- Council of Europe, Strasbourg (1950)
  Iceland Permanent mission to the COE
- OECD, Paris (1961)
- UNESCO, Paris (1964)
- INTERPOL, Lyon (1971)
- EUTELSAT, Paris (1987)
- International Astronomical Union (1988)
- European Audiovisual Observatory & European Fund for co-production of cinematography, EURIMAGES, Strasbourg (1992)
- OIE, Paris (1998)
- BIE, Paris (1999)

and is an associate member of the International Legal Meterological Organisation, Paris (OIML).

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