Althingi - Parliament of Iceland
IS - 150 - Reykjavik
Working language: English
25/04/2023 | 16:08:38 I would like to start by expressing my sincere gratitude to all the member States that have committed to attending the upcoming summit in Reykjavík. Your heads of state and government will receive a warm welcome in Iceland. Reykjavík has already demonstrated that it can have a significant role in dire times. Reykjavík was the place where the leaders of the United States and the Soviet Union, Presidents Ronald Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev, met. The Reykjavík meeting paved the way for further... 13/10/2022 | 12:25:46 President, our thoughts and prayers are with those who are suffering in Ukraine. Last month, I went to Kharkiv in Ukraine. I brought iPads from Iceland to children from poor households, to enable them to participate in online schooling because of the war. After 14 hours of travelling by train from Lviv to Kharkiv accompanied by Ms Mariia MEZENTSEVA, head of the Ukrainian delegation, I saw the war with my own eyes. I saw the devastation by the Russian invasion: hospitals, schools, homes... 22/06/2022 | 16:57:15 Mister President, I want to thank the rapporteurs. My input is directed to the third report: Justice and security for women in peace reconciliation. The plague of women and girls in conflict and post-conflict situation continues to be a matter of grave concern. In the aftermath of conflict, violence against women often increases, underlining the importance of rebuilding rule of law institutions. The challenges faced by women in post-conflict situation include getting access to justice... 22/06/2022 | 11:30:14 Madam President, I want to talk about the power of education in combating prejudice. The most recent annual Antisemitism Worldwide Report, demonstrates a significant increase in various types of antisemitic incidents in most countries with large Jewish populations during the year 2021. The Report suggests that the number of antisemitic incidents in the world was directly impacted by two major events: the escalation of conflict between Israel and Hamas in Gaza in May 2021, and the Covid-19... 15/03/2022 | 18:40:40 Mr President, Our thoughts and prayers are with those who are suffering in Ukraine. Innocent people, who have lost their loved ones, women and children. Millions of refugees who were forced to leave their home. The breaking up of families. Putin’s war in Ukraine is a crime against humanity. A war against Europe. A war against democracy. The biggest assault on a European state since World War II. The world will not be the same. We have to remember our European history. Dictators cannot be...
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