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Estrid Brekkan 

Born 14 February 1954


2015                Ambassador of Iceland to Sweden

2013-               Director, International Organizations and Human Rights,
                        Directorate for International and Security Affairs,
                        Ministry for Foreign Affairs

                        Deputy to the Director General of the Directorate for International and Security Affairs

2008-2013       Minister-Counsellor, Embassy of Iceland, Paris

2005-2008       Counsellor, Embassy of Iceland, Oslo

2001-2005       Chief of Division, Nordic, Regional and International Affairs,
                        Ministry for Foreign Affairs

1998-2001       First Secretary, Embassy of Iceland, Stockholm

1995-1998       Attaché, Embassy of Iceland, Bonn

1992-1995       Attaché, Embassy of Iceland, Oslo

1989-1992       Chief of Division, Press, Culture and Information,
                        Ministry for Foreign Affairs

1974-1989       Various administrative positions in Ministry for Foreign Affairs and
                        Missions in New York, Moscow, Geneva, Paris and Oslo


Education        B.A. in Political Science, UMUC

Languages       Icelandic, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, English, French, German

Hobbies:          Literature, art, golf, skiing

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