Iceland Archive

  • The European Parliament’s delegation for relations with Switzerland, Iceland, Norway, but also Faroese Islands, Greenland and Lichtenstein has evolved with the mixing of different separate delegations. First, the delegation for […]

    Delegation to Switzerland, Iceland and Norway and European Economic Area (SINEEA)

    The European Parliament’s delegation for relations with Switzerland, Iceland, Norway, but also Faroese Islands, Greenland and Lichtenstein has evolved with the mixing of different separate delegations. First, the delegation for […]

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  • The Iceland's EU accession negotiations are currently on. As by this accession the EU's presence in the AC would, it is a strategically great chance to play a more active and constructive role in the Arctic region, also contributing greatly to the multilateral governance. It could also help to solve collective environmental problems and increase EU's interest for the Arctic and for its protection on both regional and international level.

    Iceland’s EU accession

    The Iceland's EU accession negotiations are currently on. As by this accession the EU's presence in the AC would, it is a strategically great chance to play a more active and constructive role in the Arctic region, also contributing greatly to the multilateral governance. It could also help to solve collective environmental problems and increase EU's interest for the Arctic and for its protection on both regional and international level.

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  • The Arctic is a vast area covering more than sixth of Earth's inland, reaching over all 24 time zones and its extent being over 30 million square kilometres. Most of the Arctic is a vast 4 km ocean, surrounded by treeless permafrost. The Arctic is a truly unique, yet vulnerable region.

    The Arctic

    The Arctic is a vast area covering more than sixth of Earth's inland, reaching over all 24 time zones and its extent being over 30 million square kilometres. Most of the Arctic is a vast 4 km ocean, surrounded by treeless permafrost. The Arctic is a truly unique, yet vulnerable region.

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  • The European Parliament is directly elected institution, which represents about 500 million citizens and their interests which are of course very differing. The EP is in close co-operation with the […]

    About my activities

    The European Parliament is directly elected institution, which represents about 500 million citizens and their interests which are of course very differing. The EP is in close co-operation with the […]

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  • The European Parliament adopted a resolution on the 7th of July this year concerning the possible accession of Iceland to the European Union. Although the resolution was rather alright, several […]

    Icelandic whales

    The European Parliament adopted a resolution on the 7th of July this year concerning the possible accession of Iceland to the European Union. Although the resolution was rather alright, several […]

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  • Hetkel on käimas ELiga liitumise läbirääkimised Islandiga. Ühinemine oleks, tugevdades Euroopa kohaleolekut Arktika Nõukogus veel enam, ELi strateegiliseks võimaluseks etendada Arktika piirkonnas aktiivsemat ja konstruktiivsemat rolli ja anda oma panus selle mitmepoolsesse haldamisse. Ühtlasi aitaks see lahendada ühiseid keskkonnaprobleeme ning suurendada ELi huvi Arktika ja selle kaitse vastu piirkondlikul ning rahvusvahelisel tasandil.

    Islandi liitumine ELiga

    Hetkel on käimas ELiga liitumise läbirääkimised Islandiga. Ühinemine oleks, tugevdades Euroopa kohaleolekut Arktika Nõukogus veel enam, ELi strateegiliseks võimaluseks etendada Arktika piirkonnas aktiivsemat ja konstruktiivsemat rolli ja anda oma panus selle mitmepoolsesse haldamisse. Ühtlasi aitaks see lahendada ühiseid keskkonnaprobleeme ning suurendada ELi huvi Arktika ja selle kaitse vastu piirkondlikul ning rahvusvahelisel tasandil.

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