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Changes at Statistics Iceland at the turn of the year - 28.12.2007

On 1 January 2008 the ministerial status of Statistics Iceland will be abolished and a new Act on Statistics Iceland and official statistics will take effect. More...

The statement of the Government regarding measures to improve the incomes of older and disabled persons - 6.12.2007

In the Government´s Policy Statement, emphasis was placed on strengthening the incomes of older and disabled persons by reducing the income-related benefit thresholds in the social security system. More...

Prime Minister´s Policy Address 2007 - 2.10.2007

The Policy Address of Prime Minister Geir H. Haarde, October 2th 2007

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Address by the Prime Minister of Iceland, on National Day, June 17 2007 - 18.6.2007

Address by the Prime Minister of Iceland, on National Day, June 17 2007 More...

Change of Government - 24.5.2007

At a meeting of the State Council of Iceland at Bessastaðir today President Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson agreed to the proposal of Mr. Geir H. Haarde, regarding the formation and composition of his second government. More...

Policy Statement 2007 - 24.5.2007

The chairman of the Independence Party, Prime Minister Geir H. Haarde, and chairman of the Social Democratic Alliance, Ingibjörg Sólrún Gísladóttir, introduced the Policy Statement of the newly elected Government of the Independence Party and the Social Democratic Alliance today at Þingvellir.

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Address of Prime Minister Geir H. Haarde on the occasion of the visit of NATO´s Military Committee to Iceland, - 4.4.2007

Speech given by Geir H. Haarde of the visit of NATO´s Military Committee to Iceland More...

Address of Prime Minister Geir H. Haarde to the Annual Meeting of the Central Bank of Iceland March 30th 2007 - 4.4.2007

Address of Prime Minister Geir H. Haarde to the Annual Meeting of the Central Bank of Iceland March 30th 2007

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Island.is - 8.3.2007

The goals of island.is are to improve and increase the accessibility of public services, lower the cost for whoever needs them, and add to their quality. Therefore, those expected to use this service provider will actually be all those communicating with an official body, whether these be individuals or companies.

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Address of Prime Minister Geir H. Haarde at the annual meeting of the Icelandic Chamber of Commerce, February 7th 2007 - 9.2.2007

Address of Prime Minister Geir H. Haarde at the annual meeting of the Icelandic Chamber of Commerce, February 7th 2007

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New Year´s Address in Morgunblaðið - 25.1.2007

Article written for the newspaper Morgunblaðið, published December 31st 2006 More...

New Year´s Address 2006 - 19.1.2007

New Year's Address by the Prime Minister of Iceland, Geir H. Haarde - Broadcast on State TV, December 31, 2006. More...