May 12. 2020
The Government of Iceland has today announced that it expects to start easing restrictions on international arrivals no later than 15 June 2020, while from 15 May some professionals arriving in I...
April 14. 2020
The Nordic Ministers of business met to discuss ways ways to focus on a cross-Nordic approach to re-energising the trade, industries, tourism, service sectors and innovative focused companies in the N...
March 25. 2020
Icelandic authorities are taking strict measures to limit the spread of the COVID-19 disease in the country. The heaviest focus has been on testing, contact tracing and quarantine of individuals consi...
March 09. 2020
This statement has been updated on March 13, 2020 Icelandic authorities have taken preventive steps to contain the potential spread of the COVID-19 virus in the country. As Iceland has few entry poin...
February 28. 2020
Kristján Þór Júlíusson, Minister of Fisheries and Agriculture has issued a regulation for the lumpfish fishery in 2020. The regulation allows for 25 days fishing for each licence, but thenumber ...
March 22. 2019
Foreign Minister Gudlaugur Thor Thordarson and Commissioner Canete discussed on 20 March 2019 the EU Third Energy Package, taking into account the unique situation in Iceland as concerns renewable ene...
September 10. 2018
The Icelandic Government today announced a new Climate Strategy, intended to boost efforts in cutting net emissions. The new measures are to help Iceland meet its Paris Agreement targets for 2030 and ...
May 15. 2018
This statement is presented by several responsible parties in the Icelandic fishing industry, the minister of fisheries, the Marine Research Institute, the Directorate of Fisheries and the Fisheries A...
January 09. 2018
Announcement concerning Assessment of Applications for Permission to call Oneself a Chartered Engineer
This is an English translation. The original Icelandic text, as published in the Law Gazette (Stjórnartíðindi), is the authoritative text. Should there be discrepancy between this translation and the...
January 08. 2018
On 30 October 2015 the Government resolved to entrust the Minister of Industry and Commerce to begin preparations for the establishment of a Route Development Fund. This resolution was based on propos...
June 01. 2017
Presentation made by Dr. Grimur Valdimarsson Senior Advisor Use of living marine resources in Iceland
May 24. 2017
Presentation made by Dr. Grimur ValdimarssonThe hunt for Marine data in an imperfect World
June 22. 2016
The parliament of Iceland (Althingi) passed a Bill amending legislation no. 85/2007 regarding tourist accommodation licensing (Icelandic: Lög um veitingastaði, gististaði og skemmtanahald) on May 31st...
April 01. 2016
Presentation made by Dr. Grimur Valdimarsson at the Arctic Frontiers conference in Tromso, Norway 24-29th of January where he discussed what lessons can be learned from developing global fisheries as ...
January 14. 2016
Over the past years, the rise in the number of tourists visiting Iceland has far exceeded forecasts and the sector is expected to continue to grow. In order to support the successful development of to...