01.12.2011

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.
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27.10.2011

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.
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19.09.2011

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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13.09.2011

Nordic Fashion Biennale in Seattle

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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 program following the international financial recession. The objectives have been met and the successful collaboration between Iceland and the IMF has drawn considerable attention.
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19.08.2011

Inauguration of Harpa and the official lighting of the glass facade

Inauguration of Harpa and the official lighting of the glass facade An exciting programme in Harpa on August 20th from 13 until midnight culminating in the lighting of the glass facade by artist Ólafur Elíasson thirty minutes before the firework display.
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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 their knowledge of the Icelandic language, culture and society. Application information.
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25.07.2011

Emerald Express - Trans-Atlantic Fibre Optic Cable System

Press Release - July 19, 2011
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06.06.2011

Safe in Iceland

Safe in Iceland Iceland is the world's most peaceful country according to the Global Peace Index 2011. There is minimum risk in almost all categories, including the one addressing the degree to which political instituions are sufficiently stable to support the needs of its citizens, businesses and overseas investors.
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03.06.2011

The Consulate Assists Students from Emerson College on a Public Diplomacy Quest in Iceland

The Consulate General of Iceland in New York assisted the group from Emerson College in Boston by organizing meetings with various companies and organizations.
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03.06.2011

Nordic Food Days

Nordic Food Days highlights the innovation and high quality of New Nordic cuisine. This event will be the first time that the region's best chefs are brought together in the US.
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01.06.2011

Grímsvötn Eruption is Over

The Department of Civil Protection has abated emergency levels to normal. Volcanologist Steinunn Jakobsdóttir at the University of Iceland, told AFP News, that no volcanic activity has been detected since 28 May.
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25.05.2011

Volcanic activity significantly reduced

Activity in the volcanic eruption in Grimsvotn in southern Iceland is significantly reduced and the volcano is reduced to emitting mostly low steam, 100-200 meters. Small explosions can still be expected, according to information from the Icelandic Met Office. Travellers are advised not to go closer to the eruption than 6 km, due to these explosions.
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23.05.2011

Grimsvotn Volcanic Eruption

Eruption report - update

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23.05.2011

Eruption in Grimsvotn

A volcanic eruption began in the Grimsvotn underneath the Vatnajökull glacier in South-East Iceland on Saturday 21 May. Due to airborn ash concentration resulting from the eruption plume, aviation safety measures have been in effect and domestic and international air traffic was closed for Sunday 22 May.
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05.05.2011

The Scandinavian Model: Can the Nordic Countries Lead the Way?

The Nordic-American Chambers of Commerce in cooperation with The American-Scandinavian Foundation invite you to The Annual Nordic Forum 2011 on May 26 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. Panel discussion followed by a reception.
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04.05.2011

Edmonton Chamber of Commerce Engaged with Iceland

A successful meeting with Katrin Juliusdottir,Minister of Industry, Energy and Tourism, in Edmonton, Canada
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