Embassy of Iceland in London
Ambassador Stefán Haukur Jóhannesson presented today his credentials to the President of Ireland, Mr Michael D. Higgins.
Yesterday was a historic day when Iceland attended the first session of the Human Rights Council since being elected to the Council this summer.
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Iceland in the UK
The Embassy of Iceland in London was opened in 1940, being the second Icelandic Embassy after the establishment of the Icelandic Foreign Service earlier that year. The Embassy represents Iceland in the United Kingdom and is also accredited to Ireland, Jordan, Malta and Qatar.
There are fourteen Icelandic honorary consulates in these countries, including eleven in the United Kingdom. The Embassy is also a permanent Mission of Iceland to the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) in London.