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For Icelanders, It Pays To Be Weird

In recent years, Icelanders have started to appear exotic and slightly weird. As recently as twenty years ago, they preferred to be as citizens in...

Nordic countries agree on closer cooperation to tackle the climate crisis

At their meeting in Helsinki on Friday 25 January, the Prime Ministers and ministers responsible for climate issues of the Nordic countries decided to...

Reykjavik Winter Light Festival

The Winter Lights Festival (1 - 4 February 2018) is an annual event held in Reykjavík, Iceland, that stimulates the city life in the...

Iceland’s Tourism Boom

With its volcanic mountains, black sand beaches, and number of natural hot springs, Iceland's unique and dramatic landscape was ranked the 8th most beautiful...

Smallest Country To Ever Make The World Cup

A 2-0 victory over Kosovo was enough for the nation of some 335,000 people to reach the 2018 finals in Russia, setting a new...

Tupilaq Chess Pieces

Icelandic Artist Haukur Halldorsson, sometimes known as the Hawk has made some rather unusual and unique ceramic chess pieces based in Greenlandic customs. The Tupilaq...

President Of Iceland Would Ban Pineapple As A Pizza Topping

While speaking at a high school in North Iceland President Gudni Thorlacius Johannesson was asked how he felt about pineapples as a pizza topping...

Icelanders’ Attitudes Toward The Supernatural

A new study by Icelandic research group M&M Research has revealed that a majority of Icelanders believe in clairvoyance and mediums. A poll asked whether...

Nordic Countries

Nordic countries are a group of countries in Northern Europe. These countries include Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Sweden, Norway, and the territories of the Aland...

Nordic Way Of Life

Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Finland & Iceland are pretty much model students when it comes to ethical living and is also pro at tackling social...

Fire. Ice… And Football

Iceland travelled to Euro 2016 as the smallest nation ever to reach a major tournament – not bad going for a lump of volcanic...

Current Issues

Connectivity For A Higher Quality Of Life

“Where there’s a will, there’s a way.” Perhaps this was the motto of a group of friends from the Greek village of Sarantaporo who decided to create...

Chairperson-In-Office Ann Linde Presents Sweden’s 2021 Priorities To Permanent Council

Over the coming year, the Swedish Chairpersonship will do its part to ensure that the OSCE can make a real difference on the ground...

Tokyo’s Covid Outbreak Adds To Doubts Over Hosting Olympic Games

A dramatic rise in coronavirus cases in Tokyo has reignited speculation about the Olympic Games, which are due to open in the city in just...

Environmental Protection – EU-Serbia Cooperation

The year behind us was certainly challenging in terms of health protection. Healthy environment was an essential aspect of these efforts, and in 2020,...

EU Commission Concludes Exploratory Talks With Valneva To Secure A New Potential Vaccine

European Commission concluded exploratory talks with the pharmaceutical company Valneva with a view to purchasing its potential vaccine against COVID-19. The envisaged contract with...

News

Connectivity For A Higher Quality Of Life

“Where there’s a will, there’s a way.” Perhaps this was the motto of a group of friends from the Greek...

Why Are So Many Serbian Doctors Dying Of COVID-19?

Serbia’s total death toll from coronavirus is relatively low, around 3,600, but its rate of fatalities in the medical...

Serbia’s EMS Acquires 5% Of Shares Of Montenegrin Power Transmission System

Transmission system operator (TSO) Elektromreža Srbije acquired 5% of the shares of Montenegrin TSO Crnogorski Elektroprenosni Sistem (CGES) for...

Chairperson-In-Office Ann Linde Presents Sweden’s 2021 Priorities To Permanent Council

Over the coming year, the Swedish Chairpersonship will do its part to ensure that the OSCE can make a...

Tokyo’s Covid Outbreak Adds To Doubts Over Hosting Olympic Games

A dramatic rise in coronavirus cases in Tokyo has reignited speculation about the Olympic Games, which are due to open...