The Embassy of Iceland in Paris was opened on January 10, 1946. The Embassy represents Iceland in France and is also accredited to six other countries, i.e. Andorra, Italy, Lebanon, Monaco, Portugal and Spain.
The Embassy is also a Permanent Delegation of Iceland to the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).
The role of the Embassy is to protect the interests of Icelanders and to promote bilateral, political, economic and cultural links between Iceland and the above countries and organizations.
Unnur Orradóttir Ramette
Ambassador Unnur Orradóttir Ramette took up her position as Ambassador of Iceland to France in July 2020.
Her former positions include having served as Ambassador of Iceland to Uganda, Director General of the External Trade and Economic Affairs Department at the Ministry for Foreign Affairs, as Counsellor at the same Department and as Commercial Counsellor at the Embassy of Iceland in Paris.
She graduated with a MSc degree in International Management (DESCAF) from ESC Lille, France in 1993.
Unnur Orradóttir Ramette is married to Patrick Ramette and together they have two children.