Permanent Mission of Iceland to the UN
New York

20.10.2014

Rights of Children - Statement of Iceland in the 3rd Committee

Mr. Thorvarður Atli Thorsson, First Secretary of Iceland delivered the following statement on 17 Octoberat a meeting of the 3rd Committee on Item 64: Promotion and protection of the Rights of Children.
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17.10.2014

Sustainable development - Second committee - Statement of Iceland

Ms. María Mjöll Jónsdóttir, First Secretary of Iceland to the UN, delivered the following statement on 16 October in Second Committee on Sustainable Development and Post-2015 Development Agenda, with special focus on desertification and land degradation, the oceans and gender empowerment.
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14.10.2014

Advancement of women - Statement by Iceland

The Permanent Representative of Iceland addressed yesterday the goal on gender equality and women's empowerment.
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14.10.2014

Statement by Prime Minister Sigmundur Davíð Gunnlaugsson at UN Climate Summit

Sigmundur Davíð Gunnlaugsson, the Prime Minister of Iceland, delivered the following statement at the UN Climate Summit in the Ministerial Week.
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14.10.2014

69th General Assembly-General Debate - Statement of Iceland

69th General Assembly-General Debate - Statement of Iceland Gunnar Bragi Sveinsson, Icelandic Minister for Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, delivered the following statement at the UN General Assembly in the Ministerial week.
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23.07.2014

Statement of Iceland on the situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian question

Statement of Iceland on the situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian question The Permanent Representative of Iceland addressed the Security Council on the situation in Syria and Palestine.
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11.07.2014

Statement of the Icelandic Minister of Foreign affairs on multi-stakeholders partnerships and voluntary commitments for sustainable development

The Minister emphasized the importance of international co-operation and took the United Nations University Geothermal Training Programme as an example of a successful co-operation.
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11.07.2014

Statement of the Icelandic Minister of Foreign affairs in General Debate

The Icelandic Minister of Foreign affairs spoke about the universal sustainable development agenda and the importance to implement the solutions of Rio+20, with special focus on sustainable land management.
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07.07.2014

Statement of the Icelandic Minister of Foreign affairs on the sustainable use of living marine resources

Today the Permanent Mission of Iceland hosted a side-event on how the sustainable use of living marine resources can impact the Post-2015 Development agenda. The Icelandic Foreign Minister gave a statement on the use of living marine resources as a key pillar in the Icelandic policy on the oceans.
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24.06.2014

Statement of Iceland at the UN Women Executive Board

Þórarinna Söebech, specialist at the Ministry for Foreign Affairs, held a statement at the UN Women Executive Board 19 June as Iceland is a member of the Executive Board for 2014. She emphasized that UN Women is one of four key partners in Iceland´s development assistance and the importance of the work that UN Women has accomplished in its first years. Finally she highlighted the important role of UN Women in the commemoration of the 20th anniversary of the Beijing platform for Action.
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29.05.2014

Open-ended Informal Consultative Process on Oceans and the Law of the Sea - Statement of Iceland

Statement by Anna Pála Sverrisdóttir from the Ministry for Foreign Affairs, Natural Resources and Environment.
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29.04.2014

The situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian question - Statement of Iceland

Statement by Mr. Jón Erlingur Jónasson, Deputy Permanent Representative of Iceland to the United Nations, on the situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian question
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17.04.2014

Iceland, Liechtenstein and Switzerland's statement on North Korea at an informal meeting of the Security Council

Ambassador Greta Gunnarsdottir, Permanent Representative of Iceland to the United Nations, made a statement on behalf of Iceland, Liechtenstein and Switzerland concerning the situation of Human Rights in North Korea at the Meeting of the UN Security Council in Arria format on April 17th.
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15.04.2014

Statement of Iceland in a meeting in the Commission on Population and Development

Ambassador Greta Gunnarsdottir, Permanent Representative of Iceland, delievered the following statement on 10 April at the 47th Session of the Commission on Population and Development, where the focus was on the Assessment of the status of implementation of the Programme of Action of the International Conference on Population and Development that was held in Cairo twenty years ago, and the vital importance on the sexual and reproductive health.
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11.04.2014

Global road safety crisis - Statement of Iceland

Ambassador Gréta Gunnarsdóttir, Permanent Representative of Iceland delivered a statement today in the General Assembly on Global road safety crisis.
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10.04.2014

Human Rights Treaty Body system - Statement of Iceland

Statement at adoption of the draft resolution on Strengthening and enhancing the effective functioning of the human rights treaty body system by H.E. Greta Gunnarsdottir, Permanent Representative of Iceland and H.E. Mohamed Khaled Khiari, Permanent Representative of Tunisia
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09.04.2014

Open working group on Sustainable Development Goals - Statement of Iceland

Statement of Iceland in the Open working group on Sustainable Development Goals on behalf of 11 member states in the Group of Friends on Desertification, Land Degradation and Drought.
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28.03.2014

The situation in Ukraine - Statement of Iceland

The situation in Ukraine - Statement of Iceland Ambassador Gréta Gunnarsdóttir, Permanent Representative of Iceland delivered a statement today on the situation in Ukraine.
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07.02.2014

Sustainable Development Goals - Open Working Group - Statement of Iceland

Statement by the Deputy Permanent Representative of Iceland to the Open Working Group on Sustainable Development Goals and gender equality.
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06.11.2013

UNWRA for Palestine Refugees - Statement by Iceland

Ambassador, Ms. Gréta Gunnarsdóttir, Permanent Representative of Iceland delivered a statement today at a meeting of the 4th commitee on the agenda Item: United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East.
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