As a modern globalised economy and an active participant in EU´s single market, Iceland was among the first to become seriously hit in this unprecedented financial crisis.
From the Icelandic Tourist Board: While Iceland and most other countries are currently dealing with a serious financial crisis, business in Iceland is being conducted as usual. All services - including banking services – are functioning as on any other day.
The Consular Affairs Unit of the Ministry for Foreign Affair’s "Borgarathjonustan" is responsible for the safeguarding of the interests and safety of Icelandic citizen abroad. The unit can be reached throughout the year, 24 hours a day.
The Global Peace Index of the Economist Intelligent Unit, ranks Iceland in first place
Iceland tops peace index, wrote the Guardian on May
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The Icelandic bands múm and Skakkamanage will visit Japan this month and perform in Osaka and Tokyo.
The Iceland Chamber of Commerce has published a new report on the internationalisation of the Icelandic finance sector. The authors are
A new Minister for Foreign Affairs, Mrs. Ingibjörg Sólrún Gísladóttir, took office on May 24, twelve days after the general elections.