Iceland in the United States

Welcome to the website of the Embassy of Iceland. The mission of the Embassy of Iceland in Washington D.C. is to promote the political, security, economic and cultural relations between Iceland and the US. Here you can find information on the Embassy´s work, Icelandic-US relations and on Iceland in general.

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17.01.2017 • MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS
Foreign Minister meets with residing Ambassadors
Foreign Minister Gudlaugur Thór Thórdarson met today with foreign ambassadors residing in Reykjvík and introduced the new government‘s priority foreign policy issues. 
11.01.2017 • MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS
New Foreign Minister takes office
A Government of the Independence Party, the Reform Party and Bright Future has been formed and took office today. Eleven ministers will take seat in the Government, six from the Independence Party, three from the Reform Party and two from Bright Future. Three of the current ministries, the Ministry of Industries
02.12.2016 • MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS
"Iceland" issue a matter of principle
At a meeting with Iceland Foods, the company stated that it was unwilling to relinquish control of the wordmark “Iceland” and presented proposals that fell short of Iceland's expectations. Legal action to invalidate the exclusive trademark of ‘Iceland' held by Iceland Foods at the EUIPO that started in November will
24.11.2016 • MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS
Legal action over the use of the word ‘Iceland'
The Government of Iceland, on behalf of Iceland's businesses and people, today announces that it has taken legal action against the UK supermarket chain Iceland Foods with the goal of ensuring the right of Icelandic companies to use the word ‘ICELAND' in relation to their goods and services.
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