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  • February 26. 2024 / Ministry for Foreign Affairs

    Permanent Secretary of State, Mr. Martin Eyjólfsson, travelled to New Delhi for Nordic-Baltic participation in the Raisina Dialogue

    On 21-23 February, the Permanent Secretary of State, Mr. Martin Eyjólfsson, visited New Delhi in the company of Nordic-Baltic colleagues to attend the annual Raisina Dialogue. The trip was undertaken ...


  • February 24. 2024 / Ministry for Foreign Affairs

    Long-term support to Ukraine

    The Government of Iceland will put forward a five-year plan to Althingi to cement Iceland‘s long-term commitment of support to Ukraine in its fight against Russia‘s illegal invasion. Iceland will also...


  • February 23. 2024 / Ministry of Finance and Economic Affairs

    Negotiations on the settlement of HF Fund's bonds

    The Minister of Finance and Economic Affairs, on behalf of ÍL-sjóður (HF Fund) and the Icelandic State, and representatives of 18* pension funds, which together hold the largest share of bonds to whi...


  • February 07. 2024 / Ministry for Foreign Affairs

    Iceland supports human rights in Malawi

    Representatives of the Embassy of Iceland in Malawi, together with representatives of the Embassy of Norway and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), signed an agreement on Friday to support ...


  • January 30. 2024 / Ministry for Foreign Affairs

    Financial support for UNRWA delayed

    Bjarni Benediktsson, Minister for Foreign Affairs, decided on Friday to delay the disbursement of Iceland’s annual core contribution to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugee...


  • January 26. 2024 / Ministry for Foreign Affairs

    Statement by the Minister of Foreign Affairs on the International Court of Justice's Order

    The Icelandic government has repeatedly called for a humanitarian ceasefire in order to ease the suffering of the people of Gaza. Today's Order of the International Court of Justice on provisional mea...


  • January 25. 2024 / Ministry for Foreign Affairs

    New multi-year framework agreements with OCHA and CERF

    Einar Gunnarsson, Permanent Representative of Iceland to the United Nations in Geneva, and Ramesh Rajasingham, Head and Representative of the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Assistance (OC...


  • January 15. 2024 / Ministry for Foreign Affairs, Prime Minister's Office, Ministry of Justice

    Reykjanes Volcanic Eruption: Icelandic Government Advice

    Eruption does not present a threat to life Damage to infrastructure in the area is being monitored and nearby town had already been evacuated No disruption to international or domestic fl...


  • December 29. 2023 / Ministry of Finance and Economic Affairs

    Medium-Term Debt Management Strategy 2024-2028

    The Ministry of Finance and Economic Affairs has published Medium-Term Debt Management Strategy for the period 2024-2028. The MTDMS is presented on the basis of the fiscal plan, in accordance with Art...


  • December 27. 2023

    Öppettider under jul och nyår

    Islands ambassad har stängt 25–26 december och 1 januari. Öppettider under mellandagarna är från 10:00 till 14:00.


  • December 23. 2023 / Ministry for Foreign Affairs

    Iceland joins two coalitions supporting Ukraine

    Iceland will join two coalitions providing support to Ukraine, the IT coalition and the Demining coalition.  Iceland also announced additional funding of EUR 340,000 through the NATO Comprehensiv...


  • December 20. 2023 / Ministry of Finance and Economic Affairs

    Budget 2024: Continued fiscal consolidation and support in reducing inflation

    Prioritization in government finances, continued fiscal consolidation and support in reducing inflation are reflected in the 2024 budget, which has been approved by Parliament. The budget reflects the...


  • December 19. 2023 / Ministry of Culture and Business Affairs

    Reykjanes Volcanic Eruption: Tourism Response Team Meeting and Media Centre Reopened

    A Volcanic Eruption started yesterday northwest of Grindavík in the Reykjanes peninsula. This eruption follows intense seismic activity over the past few weeks. The international airport in Kefla...


  • December 19. 2023 / Ministry of Justice, Prime Minister's Office, Ministry for Foreign Affairs

    Reykjanes Volcanic Eruption: Icelandic Government Advice

    Eruption does not present a threat to life  Risk to infrastructure is being monitored and a nearby town had already been evacuated No disruptions to international or local aviation&n...


  • December 13. 2023 / Prime Minister's Office

    Joint Statement of the Nordic-Ukrainian Summit in Oslo

    At the second Nordic-Ukrainian Summit in Oslo 13 December, the Prime Minister of Norway, Denmark, Iceland and Sweden and the President of Finland and Ukraine issued the following statement: We, the le...


  • December 05. 2023 / Prime Minister's Office

    Vigdís Finnbogadóttir Prize for Women's Empowerment open for nominations

    Nominations are now open for the Vigdís Finnbogadóttir's Prize for Women's Empowerment. The award was established in Reykjavík last May on the eve of the Council of Europe summit. Sponsored by the Cou...


  • December 05. 2023 / Ministry for Foreign Affairs

    IceWind selected for the first DIANA Challenge

    The Icelandic innovation company IceWind, which develops and builds robust vertical axis wind turbines, designed to withstand all weather conditions, and be installed in remote locations, was selected...


  • December 02. 2023 / Ministry of Education and Children

    Unlocking potential: Live conference stream

    The Nordic Network for Newly Arrived Students and the Ministry of Education and Children in Iceland host the Nordic conference, Unlocking potential: Effective strategies for supporting immigrant ...


  • November 30. 2023 / Ministry for Foreign Affairs

    Enhanced surveillance of critical underwater infrastructure

    The Defence Ministers of the Joint Expeditionary Force (JEF) have decided to activate a JEF Response Option, which includes enhanced surveillance of critical underwater infrastructure. The activity wi...


  • November 28. 2023 / Ministry of Social Affairs and Labour

    Your views matter!

    Would you like to participate in the shaping of Iceland’s first policy on the matters of immigrants and refugees? The Ministry of Social Affairs and Labour is currently working on a future vision and ...

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