Iceland’s third National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security has been published. An external evaluation of the implementation of Iceland’s second National Action Plan that was in force between 2013-2016 has been conducted, as was planned. The third National Action Plan sets forth the objectives of the Icelandic government and the means by which they are to be achieved in 2018-2022.
The primary responsibility for Iceland’s National Action Plan is in the hands of the Ministry for Foreign Affairs which coordinates the strategic guidelines and activities in cooperation with all relevant parties. A steering group, guided by the Ministry for Foreign Affairs, has been given the task of implementing the National Action Plan.