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At the end of the year - 31.12.2004

Speech by Mr. Davíð Oddsson, Minister for Foreign Affairs and Chairman of the Independence Party. Article in Morgunblaðið, 31 January 2004. MORE...

UN General Assembly discusses situation in Afghanistan - 8.12.2004

Statement by Ambassador Hjálmar W. Hannesson, Permanent Representative of Iceland to the United Nations at the 59th Session of the General Assembly. MORE...

OSCE Ministerial Council in Sofia 2004 - 6.12.2004

Statement by Ambassador Sveinn Björnsson, Permanent Representative of Iceland to the OSCE, OSCE Ministerial Council in Sofia 2004. MORE...

Fourth Arctic Council Ministerial Meeting - 24.11.2004

Opening Statement by the Chairman of the Arctic Council,

Mr. Davíð Oddsson, Minister for Foreign Affairs. MORE...

Millenium Development Goals: all countries must fulfill commitments - 22.11.2004

Statement by Ambassador Hjálmar W. Hannesson, Permanent Representative of Iceland to the United Nations at the 59th Session of the General Assembly. MORE...

United Nations University - 16.11.2004

Statement by Ambassador Hjálmar W. Hannesson, Permanent Representative of Iceland to the United Nations

at the Second Committee of the Fifty-ninth Session of the General Assembly

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Gender equality perspectives essential in the fight agains human traficking - 16.11.2004

Statement by Ambassador Hjálmar W. Hannesson, Permanent Representative of Iceland to the United Nations at the 59th Session of the General Assembly. MORE...

Oceans and the Law of the Sea - 16.11.2004

Statement by Ambassador Hjálmar W. Hannesson, Permanent Representative of Iceland to the United Nations at the 59th Session of the General Assembly.

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Address by the Minister for Foreign Affairs and External Trade, Davið Oddsson, on foreign affairs to the Althing - 11.11.2004

Delivered in the Althing at its 131st legislative session, 2004-2005 MORE...

Hydrogen use in an international context - 9.11.2004

Introduction by Ambassador Gunnar Pálsson at a seminar on hydrogen use at the Permanent Mission of Iceland to the United Nations. MORE...

The importance of safeguarding human rights in the fight against terrorism - 2.11.2004

Statement by Ambassador Hjálmar W. Hannesson, Permanent Representative of Iceland to the United Nations, at the third committee of the UN General Assembly. MORE...

The Security Council: Open debate on Resolution 1325 (2000) Women, peace and security - 28.10.2004

Statement by Ambassador Hjálmar W. Hannesson, Permanent Representative of Iceland to the United Nations. MORE...

UN Peacekeeping Operations - 27.10.2004

Statement by Ambassador Hjálmar W. Hannesson, Permanent Representative of Iceland to the United Nations. MORE...

Report of the ECOSOC - Millennium Development Goals - 26.10.2004

Statement by Ambassador Hjálmar W. Hannesson, Permanent Representative of Iceland to the United Nations. MORE...

59th Session of the UN General Assembly - Questions relating to information - 19.10.2004

Statement by Ambassador Hjálmar W. Hannesson, Permanent Representative of Iceland to the United Nations. MORE...

59th Session of the UN General Assembly - The Fight Against Terrorism - 19.10.2004

Statement by Ambassador Hjálmar W. Hannesson, Permanent Representative of Iceland to the United Nations. MORE...

59th Session of the UN General Assembly - Sustainable Development - 19.10.2004

Statement by Ambassador Hjálmar W. Hannesson, Permanent Representative of Iceland to the United Nations. MORE...

59th Session of the UN General Assembly - Protection of children from violence - 18.10.2004

Statement by Ambassador Hjálmar W. Hannesson, Permanent Representative of Iceland to the United Nations. MORE...

59th Session of the UN General Assembly - Women's Rights - 13.10.2004

Statement by Ambassador Hjálmar W. Hannesson, Permanent Representative of Iceland to the United Nations. MORE...

General Debate of the First Committee of the 59th Session of the UN General Assembly - 7.10.2004

Statement by Ambassador Hjálmar W. Hannesson, Permanent Representative of Iceland to the United Nations. MORE...

59th Session of the UN General Assembly - Report of the Secretary-General on the work of the Organizations - 7.10.2004

Statement by Ambassador Hjálmar W. Hannesson Permanent Representative of Iceland to the United Nations.

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The Arctic science - policy interface - 6.10.2004

Statement delivered on behalf of Ambassador Gunnar Pálsson at the meeting of IGFA in Reykjvaík. MORE...

Statement at the UN General Assembly - 25.9.2004

Statement by H.E. Geir Haarde, Minister of Finance, to 59th UN General Assembly. MORE...

Achieving the MDGs in Africa: Paving the way for action in 2005 and beyond. - 23.9.2004

Statement made by the Minister of Finance, Mr. Geir H. Haarde, in the absence of the Minister for Foreign Affairs, Mr. Davíð Oddsson, on MORE...

Responding to the impacts of global change in the North - 15.9.2004

Statement by Ambassador Gunnar Pálsson, Charirman of the Senior Arctic Officials, at the Northern Research Forum in Yellowknife, Canada. MORE...
Davíð Oddsson boðinn velkominn til utanríkisráðuneytisins

New Minister for Foreign Affairs - 15.9.2004

Former Prime Minister, Mr. David Oddsson, took office today as Minister for Foreign Affairs. MORE...

The Arctic is more than environment - 3.9.2004

Statement made by Ambassador Gunnar Pálsson at the 6th Conference of the parliamentarians of the Arctic Region. MORE...
Hjálmar W. Hannesson ávarpar öryggisráð Sameinuðu þjóðanna

UN Discussion on Afghanistan - 26.8.2004

Meeting of the Security Council - Statement by Ambassador Hjalmar W. Hannesson, Permanent Representative of Iceland to the United Nations. MORE...

Tobacco and health issues - 16.7.2004

Address by Ambassador Hjalmar W. Hannesson, Permanent Representative of Iceland to the United Nations, at the 2004 session of the UN's Economic and Social Council.

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Conflict one of the greatest obstacles to development - 30.6.2004

Address by Ambassador Hjalmar W. Hannesson, Permanent Representative of Iceland to the United Nations, at the 2004 session of the UN's Economic and Social Council. MORE...

Iceland´s Ocean strategy introduced at the United Nations - 9.6.2004

Statement by Ambassador Gunnar Pálsson, at the meeting of the informal process on the oceans and the law of the sea, New York. MORE...

Need to limit scope of GMA - 8.6.2004

Statement by Ambassador Gunnar Pálsson at a United Nations international workshop on the Global Marine Assessment in New York. MORE...

Hydrogen in the service of sustainable development. The case for public outreach and education - 26.5.2004

Hydrogen in the service of sustainable development. The case for public outreach and education. Address by Ambassador Gunnar Pálsson to the Steering Committee of the International Partnership for the Hydrogen Economy in Beijing 26 May 2004. MORE...

Iceland - U.S. Hydrogen Workshop - 21.5.2004

Opening statement by Ambassador Gunnar Pálsson Director, Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs given at the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Iceland, 21 May 2004. MORE...
Hjálmar W. Hannesson - sendiherra og fastafulltrúi Íslands hjá SÞ

The Situation in Kosovo - 11.5.2004

Open meeting of the Security Council - Statement by Ambassador Hjalmar W. Hannesson, Permanent Representative of Iceland to the United Nations. MORE...

Adaptation to Climate Change - 24.4.2004

Statement by H.E. Halldór Ásgrímsson, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Iceland and Chairman of the Arctic Council at the Science Day of the Arctic Science Summit Week. MORE...

Promotion and protection of human rights - 16.4.2004

60th Session of the Commission on Human Rights - Statement by H.E. Mr. Stefan H. Johannesson, Ambassador, Permanent Representative of Iceland to the United Nations Office and Other International Organizations in Geneva. MORE...

Aid Volume and Effectiveness: The Challenge of the Millennium Development Goals - 15.4.2004

Statement by Permanent Secretary of State at the Forty-Second High Level Meeting of the Development Assistance Committee, April 15. MORE...

Global Road Traffic Crisis - 14.4.2004

Address by Ambassador Hjálmar W. Hannesson, Permanent Representative of Iceland to the United Nations. MORE...

Rights of the Child - 6.4.2004

60th Session of the Commission on Human Rights - Statement by Mrs. Ingibjörg Davíðsdóttir, Member of the Delegation of Iceland. MORE...

Report on Foreign and International Affairs - 6.4.2004

Report of the Minister of Foreign Affairs and External Trade, Mr. Halldór Ásgrímsson, to the Althingi. MORE...

Change of Command at U.S. Naval Air Station in Keflavik - 26.3.2004

Address by H.E. Mr. Halldór Ásgrímsson, Icelandic Minister for Foreign Affairs at the Change of Command Ceremony, U.S. Naval Air Station, Keflavik.

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Speech delivered by H.E. Mr. Halldór Ásgrímsson Minister for Foreign Affairs to the European Parliament - 17.3.2004

Speech delivered to the European Parliament joint meeting of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, Human Rights, Common Security and Defence Policy and the Delegation to the EEA Joint Parliamentary Committee

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The Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) - 3.3.2004

Address by Ambassador Hjálmar W. Hannesson, Permanent Representative of Iceland to the United Nations. MORE...

Hydrogen use and the Arctic - 2.3.2004

Address delivered on behalf of the Chairman of Senior Arctic Officials at a meeting of the International Partnership for Hydrogen Economy, Reisenburg, Germany. MORE...

Needs Assessment for Liberia - 6.2.2004

Address by Ambassador Hjálmar W. Hannesson, Permanent Representative of Iceland to the United Nations. MORE...

Arctic Council briefing to the Presidium of the Nordic Council, 2 February 2004 - 2.2.2004

Statement on behalf of the Chairman of SAO. MORE...

Statement by Axel Nikulasson, Counsellor - 29.1.2004

at the Inter-Regional Preparatory Meeting for the 10-Year Review of the Barbados Programme of Action in Nassau, Bahamas, 29 January, 2004. MORE...

International Polar Year meeting in St. Petersburg 22 January 2004 - 22.1.2004

Statement on behalf of the Chairman of SAO. MORE...