The government of Malawi accepted a gift of five ambulances from the Icelandic government yesterday.
Worldwide development aid topped USD 131.6 billion (ISK 16,400 billion) last year—which is a 6.9 percent increase on the year before. That figure includes a near-doubling of funding towards helping refugees, up to USD 12 billion (ISK 1,500 billion).
Alþingi is currently engaged in its annual marathon of debates, votes and meetings in the run up to the Christmas break. This morning, after a half-hour debate on the subject, the government’s bill to shut down the Icelandic International Development Agency was passed. Its role, funding and...
Icelandic Minister of Foreign Affairs, Gunnar Bragi Sveinsson this week visited Malawi; commemorating 25 years of development cooperation between the two nations.