June 01. 2023 /
JEF deploys its Headquarters to Iceland
The Joint Expeditionary Force (JEF) led by the United Kingdom with the Nordic countries, the Baltic countries and the Netherlands will exercise the deployment of its London-based headquarters to Icel...
May 31. 2023 /
Training for Ukrainian soldiers in combat medicine
Iceland has joined a UK-led training programme for Ukrainian soldiers. The programme aims to train trainers in combat medicine so that they can pass on their knowledge to other soldiers in the field....
May 24. 2023 /
Republic of Iceland Eurobond buyback
The Republic of Iceland (the "Offeror") announces today the results of its invitation to holders of its €500,000,000 0.100 per cent. Notes due 20 June 2024 (ISIN: XS2015295814) (of which €500,000,000 ...
May 23. 2023 /
Support for fuel transportation of the Ukrainian army
The Government of Iceland has responded swiftly to Ukraine's request for increased capacity for fuel transportation, by purchasing ten fuel trucks for the Armed Forces of Ukraine, two of which were d...
May 23. 2023 /
End of Iceland’s Presidency of the Council of Europe
The Reykjavík Summit of the Council of Europe last week marked the end of Iceland’s Presidency of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe. Latvia has now taken over the Presidency. “...
May 19. 2023 /
Iceland becomes a member of the NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence
On May 16th, Iceland became a formal member of the NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence (CCDCOE) in Tallinn, Estonia. The Centre focuses on education, public...
May 17. 2023 /
Accountability for Ukraine and democracy top agenda of the Reykjavík Summit
Today, the Reykjavík Summit, the 4th Summit of Heads of State and Government of the Council of Europe member States, concluded with important decisions in support of Ukraine and the core values of the...
May 17. 2023 /
Reykjavik Declaration of the Council of Europe Summit
The Reykjavík Summit has now formally closed. The main outcome document of the Summit, the Reykjavík Declaration is available here.
May 16. 2023 /
Reykjavik Summit of the Council of Europe has started
Accountability for Russia’s aggression against Ukraine and the promotion and protection of the core values of the Council of Europe are the main topics of the Summit of the...
May 14. 2023 /
RAF conducts air policing for Iceland
In conjunction with the Council of Europe Summit to be held in Reykjavik from 16 -17 May, the Royal Air Force will conduct air policing for Iceland. The mission will take place from 15-19 May. ...
May 13. 2023 /
S&P Global Ratings Revises Iceland‘s Outlook to Positive; Affirms at 'A/A-1'
S&P Global Ratings has revised the rating outlook to for Iceland to positive from stable and affirmed Iceland‘s sovereign ratings at A/A-1. According to S&P, strong ongoing economic recovery f...
May 12. 2023 /
Reykjavik Summit of the Council of Europe 16-17 May
The fourth Summit of the Council of Europe takes p...
May 11. 2023 /
Iceland in Fifth Place on ILGA‘s Rainbow Map and First Place on the Transgender Europe Map
Iceland holds the 5th place on ILGA‘s Rainbow Map and the first place on the Transgender Europe Map. The results were presented today at the
May 10. 2023 /
International Wellbeing and Sustainability Forum held in Reykjavík 14-15th June
The Prime Minister's Office in cooperation with the Directorate of Health and the City of Reykjavík are organizing an International Wellbeing and Sustainability Forum in Harpa in Reykjavík on the...
May 09. 2023 /
Co-creating for a better future: Conference in Iceland on June 1st 2023
During Iceland's chairmanship in the Nordic Council of Ministers, the Ministry of Social Affairs and Labour in Iceland organizes a Nordic conference in Reykjavik on June 1st 2023. The name of the con...
May 08. 2023 /
Response to MAST Report on Monitoring of Whaling in 2022
In August 2022, Iceland‘s Minister of Food, Agriculture and Fisheries, Ms. Svandís Svavarsdóttir, issued a regulation requiring the Food and Veterinary Authority (MAST) to carry out regular inspection...
May 05. 2023 /
Supreme Allied Commander Europe visits Iceland
Christopher G. Cavoli, the Supreme Allied Commander Europe (SACEUR) is making a short visit to Iceland. Today he met with Minister for Foreign Affairs Thórdís Kolbrún Reykfjörd Gylfadóttir and receive...
May 05. 2023 /
Exercise Dynamic Mongoose concludes with a port visit in Reykjavík
Five ships from Standing NATO Maritime Group 1 have arrived in Reykjavík for a short port visit as they conclude their participation in the annual NATO-led Anti-Submarine Warfare exercise Dynamic...
May 03. 2023 /
Joint Iceland-Sweden team wins NATO’s largest cyber defence exercise
The joint team of Sweden and Iceland won the cyber defence exercise Locked Shields which took place last month. The exercise is organized annually by NATOs Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellen...
April 28. 2023 /
Updated Sovereign Sustainable Financing Framework and an Annex on Financing for Gender Equality
The Ministry of Finance and Economic Affairs has issued an updated Sovereign Sustainable Financing Framework, but the original framework was issued in September 2021. The update consists of minor adju...