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The President's Address on Sustainability


The President of Iceland, Mr. Olafur Ragnar Grimsson, addressed the Sustainable Innovation Forum in Paris 2015. The President's full address is now available online.

Recent news

More geothermal power, lower cost and less impact


All the initial targets of the Iceland Deep Drilling Project were reached when the IDDP-2 well at the Reykjanes Peninsula was completed. At 4,659 meters the temperature was measured at 427°C, with fluid pressure of 340 bars. It might be possible to produce 30-50 MW from this well. Fewer and more powerful wells mean less environmental impact and lower cost.

Population Study to Prevent or Treat Multiple Myeloma


The iStopMM study of the has been described as one of most important events in modern day myeloma care. It stands for Iceland Screens, Treats, or Prevents Multiple Myeloma and is in fact a nation wide screening study, under the auspices of Department of Hematology at Landspítali University Hospital, Iceland.

The next steps in capital account liberalisation


This afternoon the Icelandic Minister of Finance and Economic Affairs, Bjarni Benediktsson, submitted before Parliament a bill of Law that sets forth the next steps towards liberalisation of capital controls in Iceland.

Opinn fundur peningastefnunefndar með efnahags- og viðskiptanefnd í dag


Fulltrúar peningastefnunefndar Seðlabanka Íslands funda í dag með efnahags- og viðskiptanefnd Alþingis. Már Guðmundsson seðlabankastjóri og formaður peningastefnunefndar, Arnór Sighvatsson aðstoðarseðlabankastjóri og Katrín Ólafsdóttir lektor í hagfræði við Háskólann í Reykjavík og peningastefnunefndarmaður mæta á fundinn. Fundurinn verður sendur ú...

Erindi aðalhagfræðings um stöðu efnahagsmála og peningastefnuna


Þórarinn G. Pétursson, aðalhagfræðingur Seðlabanka Íslands, flutti í dag fyrirlestur í Rótarýklúbbi Kópavogs um stöðu efnahagsmála og penignastefnuna. Í fyrirlestrinum fór Þórarinn yfir þróun efnahagsmála hér á landi á undanförnum árum og greindi frá þeim árangri sem náðst hefði í stjórn peningamála. Þá fjallaði Þórarinn um þær breytingar sem orðið...

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