Guðrún Björt is focused on issues of gender equality and helping young women to make a difference in the world.
Composed of 18 independent experts from around the world, the CRC monitors, among other things, the implementation of the Convention on the Rights of the Child by its state parties.
The death is being treated as an accident; at time of writing, police believe that the young man fell from a roof.
"Better late than never", as two children's books due for return on the 4th of February 1972 were returned to the Reykjavík City Library today.
The Icelandic Food and Veterinary Authority decided to put down 250 birds which have been held in quarantine since February.
A group of 102 women in Icelandic media have released a statement protesting against sports journalist Hjörtur Hjartason’s continuing to work in the industry.
Icelanders could be recycling their plastic using green energy instead of burning it or sending it abroad.
All mail sent from the countryside is now driven to Reykjavík to be sorted, rather than sorted by hand at rural offices.
The Universities of Iceland and Akureyri have seen a dramatic uptick in applications to their respective programs.
A shortage of doctors in North Iceland has lead to wait times of up to six weeks to see a GP in Akureyri and three weeks in Húsavík.
Dagur Hoe Sigurjónsson was sentenced this morning to 17 years in prison for killing Klevis Sula last December in Austurvöllur parliament square.
Hlynur Snæbjörnsson, a sheep farmer in North Iceland, has been denied the right to legally adopt the name of his grandmother because he is a man.
The Ministry of Transport is working on new laws which will facilitate collecting fines for driving infractions.