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Embassy Information

The Embassy's area of jurisdiction, apart from India, includes Bangladesh, Nepal and Sri Lanka.

The Embassy of Iceland in New Delhi was formally opened on 26 February 2006.

Embassy of Iceland in New Delhi

Address

33, B. S. Radhakrishna Marg
Chanakyapuri
110021 New Delhi

Phone: +91 (0) 11 4353 0300

Email

newdelhi[at]mfa.is

Open Mon-Thu from 09:00 - 16:30 and Fri from 09:00 - 16:00

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Ambassador Designate

Guðni Bragason

Curriculum Vitae

Born in Reykjavík, Iceland 1957.

Professional:

2021 -              Ambassador to India, as well as Bangla Desh, Nepal and Sri Lanka.

2018 - 2021      Permanent Representative and Ambassador to the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) and the International Atomic Energy Organization, Vienna.

2017 - 2018      Chief of Protocol, Ministry for Foreign Affairs (MFA), Reykjavík.

2016 – 2017     Director for Natural Resources and the Environment, MFA, Reykjavík.

2015 - 2016      Senior Advisor, Department for Fisheries and Acquaculture, Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO) in Rome, Italy.

2013 - 2014      Permanent Representative and Minister Plenipotentiary to FAO, World Food Programme (WFP), International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD),  Rome.

2009 – 2013     Director, Iceland Crisis Response Unit, peace-keeping operations and humanitarian assistance, MFA.

2005 – 2009     Chargé d´Affaires, Embassy of Iceland in Rome, and Permanent Representative to FAO WFP, IFAD.

2001 – 2005     Deputy Chief of Mission, Embassy of Iceland in Washington DC, USA.

1999 – 2001     Chief of Protocol, MFA, Reykjavík.

1995 – 1999     Head of Division for International Organizations, Political Department, MFA. Deputy Political Director 1998.

1991 – 1995     First Secretary, Embassy of Iceland in Bonn, Germany.

1989 – 1991     Division for Culture and Information, MFA, Reykjavík.

1988 – 1989     Defense Department, MFA.

1985 – 1988     Foreign News Editor, Icelandic State Broadcasting Service TV, Reykjavík.

Education:

1983 – 1985     New York University, USA. M.A. degree in Journalism.

1978 – 1983     Ludwig-Maximilians Universität, München, Germany, Literature and Communications.

1973 – 1977     Reykjavík Junior College. Division for Classical Studies.

Honors:         

 Honorary Officer of the Order of the British Empire 1990, Chevalier de la Legion d'Honneur 1990, Verdienstorden 1. Klasse 1995, Commander Finlands Lejons Orden 2001, Commendatore di Ordine della Stella della Solidarieta Italiana 2009.

Ambassador of Iceland in India, Mr. Gudni Bragason

The role of Icelandic Honorary Consuls abroad is the protection and furthering of the interests of Iceland and Icelandic nationals as appropriate. Honorary Consuls in the Embassy's area of jurisdiction:

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