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Fifty-fifth anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights - 10.12.2003

Statement by Ambassador Hjálmar W. Hannesson, Permanent Representative of Iceland to the United Nations at the 58th Session of the General Assembly of the United Nations. MORE...

General debate on contemporary humanitarian challenges and protecting human dignity - 3.12.2003

Statement by H.E. Mr. Gunnar Snorri Gunnarsson, Permanent Secretary of State During the First Plenary Meeting, Agenda Item 6; General debate on contemporary humanitarian challenges and protecting human dignity.

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Oceans and the Law of the Sea - 24.11.2003

Statement by Ambassador Gunnar Pálsson Director of Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs Ministry for Foreign Affairs Iceland MORE...

Speech by the Minster for Foreign Affairs and External Trade, Halldór Ásgrímsson, on Foreign Affairs - 13.11.2003

Delivered in the Althing at its 130th legislative session, 2003-2004. MORE...

Return or restitution of cultural property to the countries of origin - 31.10.2003

Statement by Ambassador Hjálmar W. Hannesson. Permanent Representative of Iceland, to the UN General Assembly. MORE...

Promotion and protection of the rights of children - 21.10.2003

Statement by Ms. Gréta Gunnarsdóttir Deputy Permanent Representative of Iceland to the United Nations 58th Session of the General Assembly of the United Nations Third Committee Agenda Item 113 Promotion and protection of the rights of children. MORE...

Arctic Marine Strategic Plan - 20.10.2003

Statement by Ambassador Gunnar Palsson at the Workshop in Support of the Arctic Marine Strategic Plan. MORE...

Question of equitable representation on and increase in the membership of the Security Council and related matters - 17.10.2003

Statement by Ambassador Hjalmar W. Hannesson, Permanent Representative of Iceland to the United Nations, at the 58th Session of the United Nations General Assembly. MORE...

Environment and sustainable development - 16.10.2003

Statement by Ambassador Hjalmar W. Hannesson, Permanent Representative of Iceland to the United Nations at the 58th Session of the General Assembly of the United Nations. MORE...

Advancement of women - 16.10.2003

Statement by Ambassador Hjalmar W. Hannesson, Permanent Representative of Iceland to the United Nations at the 58th Session of the General Assembly of the United Nations. MORE...

General Debate of the First Committee of the Fifty-eight Session of the United Nations General Assembly - 10.10.2003

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

General Assembly Debate of the Follow-Up to the Outcome of the Millennium Summit and Report of the Secretary-General on the Work of the Organization - 10.10.2003

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

Follow-up to the Outcome of the Millennium Summit and Report of the Secretary-General on the Work of the Organisation - 8.10.2003

58th Session of the General Assembly of the United Nations - Statement by Ambassador Hjálmar W. Hannesson Permanent Representative of Iceland to the United Nations. MORE...

Question of equitable representation on and increase in the membership of the Security Council and related matters - 7.10.2003

Statement by Ambassador Hjálmar W. Hannesson, Permanent Representative of Iceland to the United Nations, at the 58th Session of the General Assembly of the United Nations. MORE...

OSCE Ministerial Council in Maastricht 2003 - 2.10.2003

Statement by H.E. Mr. Gunnar Snorri Gunnarsson, Permanent Secretary of State. OSCE Ministerial Council in Maastricht 2003.

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World Climate Change Conference in Moscow - 2.10.2003

Draft statement on behalf of the Chairman of Senior Arctic Officials, delivered by H.E. Ambassador Benedikt Jonsson. MORE...

Fifty-eight Session of the General Assembly of the United Nations - 26.9.2003

Statement by H.E. Mr. Halldor Asgrímsson, Minister for Foreign Affairs and External Trade of Iceland. MORE...

Hydro-Energy and Sustainable Development: A Foreign Policy Perspective - 19.9.2003

A Statement by Ambassador Gunnar Palsson, Director, Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs, Ministry for Foreign Affairs, Iceland, at a Seminar on "An Outline of a Hydrogen-Society". MORE...

Future Directions of the Arctic Council - 16.9.2003

Statement by H.E. Ambassador Gunnar Palsson, Chairman of Senior Arctic Officials - Arendal, Norway. MORE...

The Fifth WTO Ministerial Conference - Cancun 10-14 September - 11.9.2003

Address by Foreign Minister Halldor Asgrimsson. MORE...

The Position of Small States in the 21st Century - 2.9.2003

Address by Mr. Halldor Asgrimsson, Minister for Foreign Affairs, at a Luncheon Meeting of the Association of Icelandic Historians in the Nordic House on 2 September 2003. MORE...

The Alaskan Arctic Ad Hoc Working Group - A Roundtable Discussion - 20.8.2003

Statement by H.E. Ambassador Gunnar Palsson, Chair of Senior Arctic Officials. MORE...

XXVI Antarctic Treaty Consultative Meeting - 16.6.2003

Overview of current activities within the Arctic Council. MORE...

West Nordic Council Health Conference - 11.6.2003

Statement on behalf of the Chair of Senior Arctic Officials. MORE...

United Nations Open-ended Consultative Process on Oceans and the Law of the Sea - 2.6.2003

Statement by H.E. Ambassador Gunnar Pálsson, Chair of Senior Arctic Officials. MORE...

United Nations Open-ended Informal Consultative Process on Ocean Affairs and the Law of the Sea - 2.6.2003

Statement of Iceland, delivered by H.E. Mr. Thorsteinn Ingolfsson, Permanent Representative of Iceland to the UN. MORE...

Commission on Sustainable Development - 11th Session - 30.4.2003

Statement by H.E. Ambassador, Gunnar Palsson, Chair of Senior Arctic Officials. MORE...

Opening Ceremony of the United Nations University Geothermal Training Programme - 28.4.2003

Address by Foreign Minister Halldor Asgrimsson. MORE...

Northern Forum 6th General Assembly - The Icelandic Chairmanship Program - 25.4.2003

Keynote Presentation by Ambassador Gunnar Palsson, Chair of Senior Arctic Officials MORE...

The Northern Dimension Environmental Co-operation in the Adjacent Areas - 24.4.2003

Statement by Bryndis Kjartansdottir, Counsellor, at the Seminar of the Nordic Council of Ministers in St. Petersburg. MORE...

Meeting of Senior Arctic Officials - 9.4.2003

Welcoming words of the Chair of the Arctic Council, Foreign Minister Halldor Asgrimsson. MORE...

Open meeting of the Security Council on the situation between Iraq and Kuwait - 26.3.2003

Statement by H.E. Mr. Thorsteinn Ingolfsson, Permanent Representative of Iceland to the United Nations. MORE...

Arctic co-operation 12 years on: How successful? - 20.3.2003

Ambassador Gunnar Palsson, Chairman of Senior Arctic Officials, at Wilton Park Conference. MORE...

3rd World Water Forum - 20.3.2003

Statement on freshwater on behalf of the Chair of Senior Arctic Officials.

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International Round Table - 12.3.2003

Indigenous Peoples of the North and the Parliamentary system of the Russian Federation - Address by Ambassador Benedikt Jonsson on behalf of Iceland's Chairmanship of the Arctic Council. MORE...

Open meeting of the Security Council on the situation between Iraq and Kuwait - 11.3.2003

Statement by H.E. Mr. Thorsteinn Ingolfsson, Permanent Representative of Iceland to the United Nations. MORE...

47th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women - 10.3.2003

Statement by H.E. Mr. Thorsteinn Ingolfsson Ambassador Permanent Representative of Iceland to the UN. MORE...

CBSS-CSO Special Session - 7.3.2003

Statements by the Chair of the SAOs, Ambassador Gunnar Palsson. MORE...

Transfer of responsibility of Slatina airport from Italy to Iceland - 3.3.2003

Minister's Address at the ceremony for change of responsibility Italy - Iceland at Slatina airport. MORE...

Minister's Report to the Althing - 27.2.2003

Minister's Report on Foreign Affairs to the Althing. MORE...

Committee on Fisheries - 25th Session - 25.2.2003

Statement of the Chair of the Senior Arctic Officials, Ambassador Gunnar Palsson. MORE...

Open debate of the Security Council on the situation between Iraq and Kuwait - 19.2.2003

Statement by H.E. Mr. Thorsteinn Ingolfsson Permanent Representative of Iceland to the United Nations. MORE...

Did Kosovo Herald a New Era for NATO and the United Nations? - 14.2.2003

A talk delivered by Ambassador Gunnar Palsson, at the University of Iceland. MORE...

UNEP Governing Council in Nairobi - 3.2.2003

Statement of the Chair of Senior Arctic Officials, Ambassador Gunnar Palsson. MORE...