Iceland’s naming committee has elected not to approve the name of a little girl named Alex.
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.
Icelandic President Guðni Th. Jóhannesson has invited Pirate Captain Birgitta Jónsdóttir to meet him at his office.
Birgitta Jónsdóttir, MP for the Pirate Party in Iceland, caught international attention Friday night for her performance on Skavlan, a popular Scandinavian television talk show.
Jóhann Kristjánsson, the campaign manager of the Pirate Party in Iceland, left his position yesterday.
The Pirate Party is once again Iceland’s largest political party with a rating of 26.8 percent, according to the latest MMR survey. The Independence Party, traditionally the country’s largest, has lost its newfound lead but remains close to the Pirates with 24 percent.
Iceland’s Pirate Party has topped the latest opinion poll, making it the most liked political party in the country for the ninth month in a row.
Yesterday, the Pirate Party general meeting voted to agree on a resolution which emphasizes the party’s goal of keeping two main issues at the forefront for next term.