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07.10.2014 14:52

Practicing peace

Open seminar hosted by the Institute of International Affairs at the University of Iceland Friday October 10 in Lögberg 101 from 12:00 to 13:30....

29.09.2014 14:56

Pleasant visit to Evropustofa

On the 26th of September Evropustofa hosted a group of history students from the student association Frodi from the University of Iceland....

26.09.2014 09:15

The European Day of Languages is today!

The European Day of Languages is celebrated around Europe today. The aim of the European Day of Languages, which is organised by the Council of Europe (CoE) and the European Union, is to raise awareness of the languages used in Europe, promote cultural and linguistic diversity and encourage life-long language le...

25.09.2014 14:07

Italy, Peace and War on RIFF

Reykjavik International Film Festival, RIFF, begins today on 25 September and ends on 5 October. Among the events is a special section on films from Italy, which currently holds the EU presidency, and a panel on Peace and war. The festival is funded by among others by Creative Europe, the EU MEDIA programme and ...

19.09.2014 13:18

“Lets programme the European future”

EU Code Week 2014 11-17 October 2014....

16.09.2014 16:35

European Mobility Week

European Mobility Week starded today on 16 September. It is an annual campaign on sustainable urban mobility, organised with the support of the Directorates-General for the Environment and Transport of the European Commission....

10.09.2014 11:31

Conference on fisheries in Europe on Wednesday 10th September at 16:00, room 101 in Oddi building at the University of Iceland

Christian Cardon, mayor of Trouville-sur-Mer in Normandy, will give a conference on fisheries in Europe from the point of view of a mayor from a port town in France. The conference will be held on Wednesday 10th September at 16:00, room 101 in Oddi building at the University of Iceland. Refreshments (includi...

09.09.2014 17:15

Open Seminar at the Nordic House on Wednesday September 10th from 12:00 to 13:00

At this seminar, Adjunct Professor Alyson Bailes will explain the background to the current Scottish independence debate, and mention the main issues and main possibilities for the outcome of the referendum. Professor Baldur Thorhallsson and Jean Monnet Chair will then discuss Scotland’s position as a potential ‘s...

03.09.2014 15:31

EU info centre in Reykjavík opens after summer holiday

Following the summer break and some personnel changes, the EU Info Centre re-opened on the 1st of September 2014. The Centre has been run since 2012, by the PR Company Media Consulta, through a contract funded by the European Commission. Since the summer break,  Athygli PR, who had been involved in the op...

25.07.2014 16:55

Videos from the Evropustofa and IIA open seminars on European affairs in May and June

The Institute of International Affairs at the University of Iceland and the EU Info Centre hosted open seminars in May and June which focused on contemporary issues in Europe. Special emphasis was placed on nationalism, human rights, the Arctic, climate change and governance in small states. ...

20.06.2014 12:48

Small States and Governance

An open seminar hosted by Evropustofa and the Centre for Small State Studies, in cooperation with the Institute of Public Administration and Politics and the Faculty of Political Science at the University of Iceland, Wednesday June 25 from 13:00 to 16:30 in Askja 132 at the University of Iceland....

19.06.2014 14:25

Congratulations Icelandic women!

Among the countries that now form the European Union, Denmark was the first one to grant women universal suffrage, on 5 June 1915, the same year as Icelandic women got their right to vote, on this day 19 June....

09.06.2014 11:37

Guardian reporter goes on the road with European Film Festival - The Whole Circle

Earlier today, The Guardian published an article where journalist Jon Henley shares his experience of going on the road with the European Film Festival - The Whole Circle 1 - 10 June in Iceland....

04.06.2014 14:03

Open seminar on Climate Change in Höfn í Hornafirði

Landvernd, the Icelandic Environment Association, is hosting an open seminar on Climate Change and local actions in Nýheimar in Höfn í Hornafirði (East-Iceland), Tuesday 3 June, 17:00-20:30. The seminar is organised in collaboration with Evrópustofa, the Hornafjörður municipality, and The Institute of Internationa...

03.06.2014 15:57

Iceland, the EU and Climate Change

Evropustofa and The Institute of International Affairs at the University of Iceland host an open seminar Thursday June 5 from 13:00 to 16:00 in Oddi 101 at the University of Iceland in cooperation with the Icelandic Environment Association and the Iceland Nature Conservation Association....

02.06.2014 14:31

European Film Festival - The whole circle!

Evrópustofa and Bíó Paradís will be launching the "European Film Festival - The Whole Circle” this June! The purpose of the film festival is to bring high-quality European cinema in the best digital screening quality to nine villages around Iceland on a trip circling the island, 2-10 June 2014....

02.06.2014 10:37

Open seminars on European affairs

The Institute of International Affairs at the University of Iceland and the EU Info Center host open seminars in May and June focused on contemporary issues in Europe....

28.05.2014 11:56

The EU and the Arctic

An open seminar Monday June 2 from 13:30 to 16:00 at the Nordic House, hosted by Evropustofa and the Centre for Arctic Policy Studies at the University of Iceland in cooperation with the Nordic Region in Focus. ...

26.05.2014 14:23

Open meetings on 28 May with Dr. Roel Beetsma

Evropustofa hosts three meetings with the Dutch economist Dr. Roel Beetsma, Wednesday 28 May. The first two meeting will take place in Reykjavik and the third one will be held at Bifrost University. The lectures will take place in English and all are welcome. However, registration is needed for the first meeting...

26.05.2014 09:36

Results of the European Elections

On 22 - 25 May millions of citizens across the European Union exercised their democratic right and made their voice count in the European Parliament elections....