17.01.2012
3rd comittee - Statement by Iceland
On October 31st 2001, Ambassador Gréta Gunnarsdóttir, Permanent Representative of Iceland delivered on a statement at a 3rd committee meeting, on Right of peoples to self-determination and Elimination of racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and ...
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09.01.2012
Cabinet reshuffle
Iceland's President
A new Cabinet was unveiled in Iceland on 31 December. During the reshuffle former finance minister Mr Steingrímur J. Sigfússon was named Minister of Fisheries and Agriculture as well as Minister of Economic Affairs. Mrs Oddný G. Harðardóttur was prom...
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19.12.2011
The Situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran
Ambassador Gréta Gunnarsdóttir, Permanent Representative of Iceland delivered today a statement, on behalf of Andorra, Australia, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, San Marino and Switzerland, against no-action motion on draft resolution on the Situatio...
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29.11.2011
Question of Palestine - Statement by Iceland
Ambassador Gréta Gunnarsdóttir, Permanent Representative of Iceland delivered a statement today in the General Assembly on the recognition of Palestine as an independent and sovereign state.
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01.11.2011
UNWRA for Palestine Refugees in the New East
Ambassador 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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27.10.2011
Icelanders Invite Tourists Into Their Homes
Iceland's President
Encouraging a nation-wide participation, The President of Iceland, Olafur Ragnar Grimsson has invited tourists to enjoy pancakes at his home in an effort to make tourists feel welcome in Iceland.
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14.10.2011
Rights of Children - Statement by Iceland
Ambassador Gréta Gunnarsdóttir, Permanent Representative of Iceland delivered a statement at today at a meeting of the 3rd Committee on Item 65: Promotion and protection of the rights of children.
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12.10.2011
Advancement of Women - Statement by Iceland
Ambassador Gréta Gunnarsdóttir, Permanent Representative of Iceland delivered today a statement in the General Assembly at a meeting of the third committe on agenda item 28: Advancement of Women
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27.08.2011
Iceland completes IMF Programme
The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) completed and approved on Friday the sixth and final review of Iceland's Economic Recovery Programme, supported by a Stand-By Arrangement, making the country the first to complete such a pr...
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04.08.2011
The Snorri Sturluson Icelandic Fellowships
The Snorri Sturluson Icelandic Fellowships are granted to writers, translators and scholars (not students) 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 t...
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