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Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson

Arctic Circle Opens

President Ólaf­ur Ragn­ar Gríms­son this morning opened the Arctic Circle Conference at Harpa concert hall.

Fishing ship in Neskaupstaður, East Iceland.

Iceland Left Out of Arctic Fishing Accord

Iceland was not involved in the creation of the new joint cooperation agreement on fishing in the Arctic Ocean which was signed in Oslo last week. The Icelandic Ministry of Foreign Affairs is unhappy and yesterday summoned ambassadors to a meeting.

Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson

President of Iceland Attends Symposium in New York

President of Iceland Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson and his spouse Dorrit Moussaieff are currently participating in the Clinton Global Initiative’s annual meeting. On Sunday, he took part in a debate on climate change and economic development at the New York Forum.