News and Press Releases

16.11.2017 The Ministry for the Environment and Natural Resources Prerequisites for establishing a national park in the central highlands of Iceland

Iceland´s Minister for the Environment and Natural resources, Ms. Björt Ólafsdóttir, recently received a report from a multi-stakeholder committee that was mandated to explore prerequisites and possible scenarios for establishing a national park/national parks in the central highlands of Iceland.

18.10.2017 Ministry for Foreign Affairs Iceland and Ireland co-chair the Missile Technology Control Regime

The MTCR aims at limiting the proliferation of distribution technology, such as missiles for weapons of mass destruction.

13.10.2017 Ministry for Foreign Affairs Diplomatic relations between Iceland and Cook Islands

Guðlaugur Þór Þórðarson Minister for Foreign Affairs of Iceland, and Henry Puna, Prime Minister of Cook Islands, today signed a communique on the establishment of diplomatic relations between Iceland and Cook Islands, at a ceremony in Reykjavi