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23.05.2014 14:23

Coordinated EU assistance to Serbia and Bosnia & Herzegovina

The European Union is providing coordinated assistance through the EU Civil Protection Mechanism which has been activated upon the request of Serbia and Bosnia & Herzegovina due to the severe flooding in the two countries. A total of 19 EU Member States offered assistance through equipment and experts....

21.05.2014 12:47

Is it seaworthy?

Evrópustofa is hosting an open meeting about Iceland, the EU and fisheries in Víkin - Maritime Museum - Grandagardur 8, Thursday 22 May 12-13:30....

20.05.2014 11:23

Open meeting on the European elections

Evrópustofa will host an open meeting on the European elections in Katla, Hótel Saga Tuesday 20 May at 15:00-16:30, followed by a small reception....

16.05.2014 12:54

Iceland and Norway sign up to join Horizon 2020

Iceland and Norway on Friday became the first non-EU countries to associate to Horizon 2020, the seven-year EU research and innovation programme launched in January....

14.05.2014 17:57

Human rights and the EU

Evropustofa and the Institute of International Affairs at the University of Iceland host a seminar on Monday May 19 from 12:00 to 13:30 at the Nordic House on human rights and the EU....

12.05.2014 15:47

The Joy of Greek music packs the house!

A grand concert in honor of Europe Day, held in Harpa and organised by Evropustofa, was very well received....

09.05.2014 16:43

Nationalism, Identity and the EU

An open seminar hosted by the Institute of International Affairs at the University of Iceland and the EU Info Centre in Iceland, in cooperation with the Department of Folkloristics/Ethnology and Museum Studies at the University of Iceland Tuesday May 13 from 12:00 to 13:30 at the Nordic House. ...

05.05.2014 14:32

Europe Day 9 May

9 May 1950 the French Foreign Minister Robert Schuman made the first move towards the creation of what we now know as the European Union. Therefore, 9 May 2014 marks the 64th anniversary of the Schuman Declaration and of the European Union. ...

02.05.2014 11:53

The Joy of Greek Music on 9 May

Evropustofa invites all to attend a grand concert in honor of Europe Day on 9 May at 20:00 at the Eldborg Hall in Harpa. The theme of the concert is the joy of Greek Music, with musical performances of the Caput ensemble, accompanied by Geoffrey Douglas Madge and Thora Einarsdottir, and by Greek rebétiko band Pr...

29.04.2014 12:37

EU-funded Icelandic project achieves breakthrough in carbon capture and storage

Researchers working on the CarbFix project, carried out in Iceland and financed from the EU's seventh framework programme for research, have come up with a new way of storing carbon dioxide in deep rock formations that could become an important weapon in the fight against climate change. They published a paper o...

07.04.2014 11:10

Assessment of the EU accession negotiations

The Institute of International Affairs at the University of Iceland has now released its report on the assessment of the EU accession negotiations, commissioned by the Icelandic Confederation of Labour, the Confederation of Icelandic Employers, Iceland Chamber of Commerce, and the Icelandic Federation of Trade....

02.04.2014 16:40

Well received course on the EU

Evrópustofa organised a course on the EU, How the EU works, in collaboration with ASÍ’s continuing educational services, Félagsmálaskólinn, which was held on 27 March....

01.04.2014 17:20

Europe holds a concert in Evrópustofa!

In celebration of the 10th anniversary of the European Union's biggest enlargement, Evrópustofa will hold an impromptu concert with the world famous rock group Europe!...

19.03.2014 14:28

Visit to Samherji

Evrópustofa had recently the pleasure of visiting Samherji, one of the largest companies in the Icelandic fish industry, to introduce the EU and the new Common Fisheries Policy (CFP) to the company’s employees in Reykjavik....

11.03.2014 11:51

How the EU works

An EU course for members of the Icelandic Confederation of Labour (ASÍ) 27 March between 09:00-16:00, at Guðrúnartún 1, 4th floor. The course will be held in Icelandic....

04.03.2014 14:00

Opportunities and support through European Programmes

Open meeting on Erasmus+, Horizon 2020 and Creative Europe in Fróðleiksmolinn, Reyðarfjörður, 4 Marsh, between 14-16....

27.02.2014 09:15

Presentation of the Horizon 2020 programme - Secure societies

At the launch of the new research programme of the European Union - Horizon 2020, Rannis, The Icelandic Centre for Research, organises a presentation of the programme Secure Societies – protecting freedom and security of Europe and its citizens. ...

26.02.2014 16:43

What would you like to know?

Evrópustofa - The EU Info Centre in Icelan (EUIC) has translated and published several useful brochures into Icelandic....

21.02.2014 13:00

A forum on the complexity of society

Discrimination, and discrimination that is based on multiple reasons, in the labour market will be the topic of discussion in the forum, held on Thursday 20. February, 13:00-15:30, at the National Museum of Iceland....

13.02.2014 14:00

Eramsus+ and young people

Evrópa unga fólksins (formerly known as Youth in Europe) presents the new Erasmus+ programme....