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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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05.11.2013

Sustainable development - Second committee - Statement of Iceland

Mr. Jón Erlingur Jónasson, Deputy Permanent Representative of Iceland to the UN, delivered the following statement today, 5 November 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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04.11.2013

Third Committee - Statement by Iceland

Ambassador Gréta Gunnarsdóttir, Permanent Representative of Iceland delivered today a statement at a 3rd committee meeting, on Right of peoples to self-determination and Elimination of racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance.
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22.10.2013

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

Ambassador Gréta Gunnarsdóttir, Permanent Representative of Iceland, delivered today the following statement in the Security Council on the situation in the Middle East.
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18.10.2013

Rights of Children - Statement of Iceland

Rights of Children - Statement of Iceland Mr. Thorvarður Atli Thorsson, First Secretary of Iceland delivered yesterday a statement at a meeting of the 3rd Committee on Item 65: Promotion and protection of the rights of children.
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11.10.2013

Advancement of Women - Statement of Iceland

Ambassador Gréta Gunnarsdóttir, Permanent Representative of Iceland delivered today a statement in the General Assembly at a meeting of the third committee on agenda item 28: Advancement of Women.
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30.09.2013

68th General Assembly - General Debate - Statement of Iceland

68th General Assembly - General Debate - Statement of Iceland Gunnar Bragi Sveinson, Icelandic Minister for Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, delivered the following statement at the UN General Assembly today.
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13.08.2013

The Snorri Sturluson Icelandic Fellowships

The Snorri Sturluson Icelandic Fellowships The Árni Magnússon Institute for Icelandic Studies invites applications for the Snorri Sturluson Icelandic Fellowships for 2014. The Fellowships are granted to writers, translators and scholars in the field of humanities from outside Iceland, to enable them to stay in Iceland for a period of at least three months, in order to improve their knowledge of the Icelandic language, culture and society.
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23.07.2013

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

Ambassador Gréta Gunnarsdóttir, Permanent Representative of Iceland, delivered today the following statement in the Security Council on the situation in the Middle East.
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26.04.2013

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

On April 24th, Ambassador Gréta Gunnarsdóttir, Permanent Representative of Iceland, delivered the following statement in the Security Council on the situation in the Middle East.
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03.04.2013

ATT - General Statement of Iceland

Ambassador Gréta Gunnarsdóttir, Permanent Representative of Iceland delivered yesterday the following statement when the United Nations General Assembly adopted a global arms trade treaty.
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03.04.2013

Adoption of the Arms Trade Treaty - Joint statement

On April 2nd, 2013, the United Nations General Assembly adopted a global arms trade treaty and on the occasion Iceland joined the following statement delivered by Mexico.
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22.03.2013

Absentee Voting video

Absentee Voting video Information on absentee voting is abailable in a video.
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11.03.2013

57th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women

57th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women Ambassador Gréta Gunnarsdóttir, Permanent Representative of Iceland, delivered today the following statement at the 57th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women.
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28.01.2013

Iceland welcomes acquittal in Icesave case

The EFTA Court ruling on Icesave rejected all claims by the EFTA Surveillance Authority that Iceland should be declared in breach of the EEA Agreement. The Court rejected the claim that Iceland has breached the Deposit Guarantee Directive or has discriminated against depositors contrary to EEA law. It is a considerable satisfaction that Iceland´s defence has won the day in the Icesave case; the EFTA Court ruling brings to a close an important stage in a long saga.
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24.01.2013

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

The situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian question - Statement by Iceland On January 23rd, Ambassador Gréta Gunnarsdóttir, Permanent Representative of Iceland, delivered the following statement in the Security Council on the situation in the Middle East.
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30.11.2012

Palestine - Statement by Iceland

Palestine - Statement by Iceland Ambassador Gréta Gunnarsdóttir, Permanent Representative of Iceland delivered the following statement at the meeting of the General Assembly on the question of Palestine on 30 November 2012.
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07.11.2012

First Committee - Statement by Iceland

Mr. Jón Erlingur Jónasson, Deputy Permanent Representative of Iceland to the UN, delivered the following statement on 25th of October at the First Committee thematic debate on conventional weapons.
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