Icelandic Trade Mission at the Boston Seafood Show

Icelandic Trade Mission at the Boston Seafood Show The Consulate General of Iceland, North American Trade Commission in cooperation with Promote Iceland will participate in the International Boston Seafood Show (IBSS) on March 10-12.

"Fresh or Frozen Fresh - Sourcing from Iceland" Seafood Event in Canada

The Consulate General of Iceland in New York, North America Trade Commission in co-operation with the Icelandic Embassy in Canada and Promote Iceland have organized a seafood trade event at the The Drake Hotel in Toronto on Thursday, March 7, 2013 from 3–5 p.m. At the event buyers from Canada will meet with seafood harvesters from Iceland, manufacturers, distributors and logistic companies.

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.

Phone conference about the EFTA Court verdict in regards to the Icesave accounts.

Phone conference about the EFTA Court verdict in regards to the Icesave accounts. Icelandic American Chamber of Commerce hosts a phone conference on the EFTA Court ruling on the Icesave Issue on January 28, 2013

The Annual Nordic Forum 2012: United Nations Procurement – How Can Companies Benefit?

The Annual Nordic Forum 2012: United Nations Procurement  – How Can Companies Benefit? On Wednesday November 14 the Nordic-American Chambers of Commerce in cooperation with The American-Scandinavian Foundation will host the Annual Nordic Forum 2012 and a seminar on doing business with the United Nations.

Fellibylurinn Sandy/Hurricane Sandy

Fellibylurinn Sandy/Hurricane Sandy Umdæmi Aðalræðisskrifstofunnar í New York er New York, New Jersey, Connecticut og Rhode Island. Ef neyðarástand skapast þá er staðsetning neyðarskýla og upplýsingar um undirbúning og viðbrögð best að finna á eftirfarandi vefsíðum. Mynd: Victor Habbick / freedigitalphotos.net

Minister Skarphéðinsson addresses the UN General Assembly

Minister Skarphéðinsson addresses the UN General Assembly Össur Skarphéðinsson, Icelandic Minister for Foreign Affairs, called for reform of the United Nations Security Council in his address to the UN General Assembly this weekend.

You Are In Control Conference 4. - 6. Nov 2012, Reykjavík

Between November 4-6 2012, Reykjavik will host the 5th edition of You Are In Control, a hothouse for creatives and thinkers interested in cross-platform explorations and ideas relating to future business models created by the digital revolution.

Graduale Nobili, Björk´s Female Choir, Performs in New York

Free concert at the West Park Presbyterian Church on February 13th at 7pm.

Icelandic Government Scholarships for the academic year 2012-2013

The Icelandic Ministry of Education, Science and Culture awards annually a number of scholarships to foreign students for study of the Icelandic language, literature and history at the University of Iceland, Reykjavík.

Cabinet reshuffle

Cabinet reshuffle 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 promoted into Cabinet as Minister of Finance. Mr Jón Bjarnason, Minister of Fisheries and Agriculture, and Mr Árni Páll Árnason, Minister of Economic Affairs, stepped down from the Cabinet. Other ministers retained their posts.

Iceland Ocean Cluster MAPS

Press release - REYKJAVIK, Iceland (Nov. 29, 2011) – Iceland’s heavy reliance on the ocean and its resources makes it critical to identify and quantify the value of these resources for all future planning and policy making.

Icelanders Invite Tourists Into Their Homes

Icelanders Invite Tourists Into Their Homes 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.

Forum on airlines and airports winter operations 10 October in Iceland

Keilir Aviation Academy announces "The first Winter Operation Forum", presented in partnership with AirTransportNews, ACI, AEA, SITA, Icelandair and the Ministry of Interior and Transport in Iceland.

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