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Local Government Elections 31 May 2014 - 27.2.2014

Local government elections will be held throughout Iceland on Saturday, 31 May 2014. Absentee voting begins on Saturday, 5 April, and the deadline for submitting lists of candidates to the election committees in each municipality (local government area) is 12 noon on Saturday, 10 May.

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International equal rights prize to Iceland - 2.12.2013

Iðnaðar- og viðskiptaráðherra, félags- og húsnæðismálaráðherra og innanríkisráðherra tóku við jafnréttisverðlaunum.Iceland was awarded an international equal rights prize for outstanding achievement in closing the gender gap at the Women in Parliaments forum, held in Brussels 27th November.

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Hanna Birna Kristjánsdóttir, Minister of the Interior

Hanna Birna Kristjánsdóttir
Minister of the Interior since 23 May 2013