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MP Walks Out of Symposium Over Gender Imbalance

Dissatisfied with the gender imbalance of speakers and panel participants, Albertína Friðbjörg Elíasdóttir, MP for the Social Democratic Alliance, walked out of an electricity symposium in Akureyri yesterday....

Alþingi parliament

Iceland Thirteenth Least Corrupt Nation

Iceland ranks at number thirteen for the least corrupt nations in the world according to the 2017 “Corruption Perceptions Index” released by Transparency International this week, Despite the high ranking, Iceland is perceived as the most corrupt of the Nordic nations and its score has been...

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.

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