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Steps towards eliminating the inflation indexation of new consumer loans - 23.1.2014

The Expert Group on the elimination of inflation-indexation of consumer credit has handed in its proposals. The report proposes that, commencing on 1 January 2015, major steps be taken towards eliminating the inflation indexation of new consumer loans ...

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Höfuðstólslækkun húsnæðislána

Government Action Plan for Household Debt Relief - 30.11.2013

The Icelandic government today announces an action plan aimed at reducing the country's housing debt. Firstly, the principal of indexed housing mortgages is to be written down and, secondly, tax breaks are proposed for private pension savings contributions originating after the action is implemented.

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Ísland 2020 – sókn fyrir atvinnulíf og samfélag

Iceland 2020 – governmental policy statement for the economy and community - 19.1.2011

Iceland aims to become a dynamic society capable of protecting its welfare in a manner that is sustainable and serves all members of the community by the year 2020.

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Conclusions of the 2020 Moving Iceland Forward initiative - 30.11.2010

This report presents the principal conclusions of the vast work that has been conducted throughout the country within the framework of the 2020 - Moving Iceland Forward initiative. More ...
Nordic Road Map

Nordic Road Map - 2.1.2009

Programme for the Icelandic Presidency of the Nordic Council of Ministers 2009.

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Iceland the e-Nation - Icelandic Government Policy on the Information Society 2008-2012

Iceland the e-Nation - Icelandic Government Policy on the Information Society 2008-2012 - 30.6.2008

"The Icelandic government has formulated its 2008 to 2012 policy on the information society, following the motto Iceland, the e-nation. This is the third time the Icelandic government has formulated such a policy, with the title referring to the online accessibility of all appropriate public services." More ...

The Threads and Merits of Government Websites - 2007 - 16.4.2008

The purpose of this assessment was to analyse the status of electronic services on government websites in Iceland and to present a comprehensive survey of the online public services on such websites, in addition to providing authorities with information on where they stand in comparison with others.

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Free and Open-source Software - Government Policy of Iceland - 13.3.2008

The government of Iceland has agreed on a policy regarding free and open-source software.

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Forsíða bæklings

Resources to Serve Everyone - 3.5.2004

Resources to Serve Everyone - Policy of the Government of Iceland on the Information Society 2004 - 2007. More ...
Science and Technology Policy - Cover

Science and Technology Policy - 27.2.2004

The role of the Science and Technology Policy Council is to promote scientific research and research training in the sciences and encourage technological progress in Iceland, for the purpose of strengthening the foundations of the country's culture and boosting the competitive capacity of its employment sector. More ...
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Iceland and the Information Society 2003 - 2.2.2004

Iceland now ranks among the world leaders in general IT use, both in terms of public access to the Internet and computer ownership. More ...

Iceland's Presidency 2004 - 1.11.2003

The Main Points of Iceland’s Programme for its Presidency of the Nordic Council of Ministers 2004.

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Vision of the Information Society - 1.10.1996

The Icelandic Government's Vision of the Information Society 1996.

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