naming committee

Debate Rages Over Bill to Change Naming Law

The debate over a new bill that would make sweeping changes to Iceland’s naming law continues to rage, with the Árni Magnússon Institute for Icelandic Studies and Samtökin 78 issuing statements on both sides of the matter this week.

Alþingi parliament

Bill Proposes Dissolving Naming Committee

MPs of the Reform Party, Pirate Party, and Social Democratic Alliance have put forth a bill proposing substantial amendments to Iceland’s naming laws, including dissolving the Icelandic Naming Committee.