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11.09.2018 • MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS
Yesterday was a historic day when Iceland attended the first session of the Human Rights Council since being elected to the Council this summer.
19.07.2018 • MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS
A DNA analysis of a whale caught in Iceland on 7 July has concluded that it was a hybrid of a fin whale and a blue whale, not a blue whale. The analysis was conducted by the Icelandic Marine and Freshwater Research Institute and Matis.
18.07.2018 • Iceland in Tórshavn
Althingi holds a meeting at Thingvellir on 18 July 2018 to commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the Union Act, which established Iceland as an independent country on 1 December 2018.
13.07.2018 • MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS
Iceland was elected to the Human Rights Council at the United Nations General Assembly in New York today, having received 172 out of 178 votes. Iceland thereby fills the vacancy left by the United States on the Council and will serve until the end of 2019. This is the first