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Welcome to the website of the Permanent Mission of Iceland to the United Nations. The main purpose of this site is to inform interested readers on the Mission of Iceland to the UN and on Icelandic policy regarding issues at the UN.

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08.02.2018 • Iceland at UN
New York
Statement to the Security Council on The Middle East including the Palestinian Question by Ambassador Einar Gunnarsson.
The Permanent Mission of Iceland  to the United Nations     Security Council open debate The Middle East including the Palestinian Question     Statement by H.E. Ambassador Einar Gunnarsson Permanent Representative 25 January 2018            CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY         Mr. President First allow me to thank the Presidency of Kazakhstan for convening this quarterly meeting on the Middle East, including Palestine question. Mr. President The Middle
06.12.2017 • Iceland at UN
New York
Statement on the Oceans and the Law of the Sea by Dr. Matthias G. Palsson, Counsellor
    ICELAND Ministry for Foreign Affairs       Statement by                            Dr. Matthías G. Pálsson                      Counsellor       Item 77 (a) and (b) Oceans and the law of the sea       5 December 2017     CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY     Mr. President,   Icelanders have for centuries based
10.10.2017 • Iceland at UN
New York
Statement to the Second Committee on Sustainable Development by Nikulas Hannigan, Deputy Permanent Representative
  The Permanent Mission of Iceland  to the United Nations   Second Committee Sustainable Development     Statement by Nikulas Hannigan Deputy Permanent Representative of Iceland 10 October 2017   Mr. Chairman Since this is the first time I take the floor, allow me to congratulate you and the members of the bureau on your election and assure you of my delegation´s
18.05.2017 • Iceland at UN
New York
Nordic Statement on financing of UNRWA by Ambassador Einar Gunnarsson
Mr. President I have the honor to deliver this statement on behalf of the Nordic countries, Denmark, Finland, Norway, Sweden and my own country Iceland. Allow me to express our thanks to the Chair and co-chairs of the Steering Committee to assist the Secretary-General in carrying out consultations on this urgent matter.
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