News and Articles

Making the Information and Services Society Accessible - 1.11.2006

As the Internet assumes an ever-increasing role in everyday life, Web use by Icelanders has become so common that it may be said to benefit the great majority of them in regard to communication and acquiring information and services. However, closer examination reveals that a large group of users have varying types of special needs regarding Web use. More...

Statement of the Government regarding measures to reduce food prices and other prices - 11.10.2006

The Government has decided to implement extensive measures to reduce food prices. More...

Agreement between Iceland and the United States on defence issues - 28.9.2006

Agreement on defence issues has been reached between Iceland and the United States and regarding the U.S. return to Iceland of land and facilities on agreed areas. More...

Address by the Prime Minister of Iceland ,on National Day, June 17 2006 - 29.6.2006

Address by the Prime Minister of Iceland , Geir H. Haarde, at Austurvöllur in Reykjavík on National Day, June 17 2006. More...

Special measures to reduce demand pressures - 27.6.2006

Following the agreement between the Confederation of Employers and the Confederation of Labour last week, it is important that the Government contributes to the effort of quickly bringing down the rate of inflation. More...

Statement by the Government - 23.6.2006

to facilitate an agreement between the Confederation of Labour (ASI) and the Confederation of Employers (SA) to keep the present wage agreements in force.

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Cabinet changes in Iceland - 16.6.2006

Mr. Geir H. Haarde today took office as Prime Minister of Iceland at a meeting of the Icelandic State Council. Mr. Haarde takes over from Mr. Halldór Ásgrímsson who announced his decision to step down from his office a few days ago.

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Address by Prime Minister Halldór Ásgrímsson at Economist Conference - 15.5.2006

Prime Minister Halldór Ásgrímsson at Economist Conferences’ First Iceland Business and Investment Roundtable in Reykjavík, May 15 2006. More...

Annual Meeting of the Confederation of Icelandic Employers - 26.4.2006

Address by Prime Minister Halldór Ásgrímsson at the Annual Meeting of the Confederation of Icelandic Employers, April 25th 2006. More...

Annual Meeting of the Central Bank of Iceland 2006 - 3.4.2006

Address by Prime Minister Halldór Ásgrímsson at the Annual Meeting of the Central Bank of Iceland - March 31st 2006 More...

Dinner for Diplomats 2006 - 24.3.2006

Address by Prime Minister Halldor Asgrimsson at Bessastaðir, 24th of March 2006. More...

Icelandic investments in the UK – an invasion? - 22.2.2006

Speech by Prime Minister of Iceland Halldór Ásgrímsson at the Millennium Hotel, London, February 22nd 2006. More...

Annual meeting of the Icelandic Chamber of Commerce - 13.2.2006

Address of Prime Minister Halldór Ásgrímsson at the annual meeting of the Icelandic Chamber of Commerce, February 8th 2006.

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