Monthly Archives: January 2023

David Oddsson 75 Years

David Oddsson who is the longest-serving prime minister in Icelandic history, between the spring of 1991 and the autumn of 2004, celebrated his 75th birthday on 17 January 2023. On this occasion RNH Academic Director, Professor Hannes H. Gissurarson, published … Continue reading

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Jonasson: Haarde’s Impeachment was Unjust!

The impeachment in 2012 of former Prime Minister Geir H. Haarde for negligence in and before the 2008 Icelandic bank collapse was unjust, former Justice Minister Ogmundur Jonasson argued at a meeting in Reykjavik 16 January, organised by the Institute … Continue reading

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Gissurarson: Three Icelandic Examples

Although the Icelanders are a small nation, some lessons may be learned by others from the way in which they have dealt with some of their problems, RNH Academic Director Professor Hannes H. Gissurarson argued at a conference held by … Continue reading

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