About: EU-Iceland relations

Global Europe 09-03-2017

Icelandic politician Hanna Birna Kristjánsdóttir on gender equality

Hanna Birna Kristjánsdóttir is Iceland's former interior minister and chairperson of the board of Women in Parliaments Global Forum.
Enlargement 02-01-2017

Iceland tempted once more by EU membership bait

Iceland could hold a referendum on joining the EU if new negotiations on forming a coalition government are successful, the head of one of the three parties involved in the political talks said today (2 January).
EU Priorities 2020 13-05-2014

Iceland postpones withdrawal of EU application

Iceland has postponed plans to withdraw its application for European Union membership, the government said on Monday (12 May), after protesters called for a referendum.
Enlargement 26-02-2014

Icelanders protest against bill to end EU membership talks

Pro-EU Icelanders demonstrated outside parliament on Tuesday (25 February) to demand a referendum on Icelandic membership of the European Union as lawmakers debated quitting negotiations to join.
Euro & Finance 28-01-2013

Iceland wins court case against UK, Dutch savers

The court of the European Free trade Area (EFTA) has ruled today (28 January) in favour of the Icelandic bank Icesave in a row over compensations to hundreds of thousands of savers from the UK and the Netherlands who lost their money when the bank collapsed in late 2008.
Enlargement 18-01-2011

EU to block mackerel landings from Icelandic boats

The European Union will block landings of mackerel from Icelandic boats at EU ports in a dispute over fishing quotas, a European Commission spokesman has revealed.