The SelectUSA Investment Summit is the premier event showcasing investment opportunities in the United States. The 2018 Summit will bring together companies from all over the world and economic development organizations from every corner of the United States. The world’s top investment event. The world’s top investment destination. Top 5 Reasons to Attend the 2018 ...
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Now Accepting Applications for the 2018 Benjamin Franklin Transatlantic Fellowship

The U.S. Embassy is pleased to announce that it is now accepting applications for the 2018 Benjamin Franklin Transatlantic Fellowship. The Benjamin Franklin Transatlantic Fellowship is an intensive short-term exchange program, created to foster relationships among young Europeans and Americans to build strong linkages and awareness of shared values.  The four week program will enable ...
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U.S.-Iceland Strategic Dialogue

December 6, 2017 Delegations representing the United States and Iceland met Dec. 5, 2017, in Washington, D.C., for the U.S.-Iceland Strategic Dialogue. Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs Sharon Hudson-Dean and Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for European and NATO Policy Tom Goffus led the U.S. delegation. Ministry of Foreign ...
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Two Icelandic Entrepreneurs Selected to Attend 2017 Global Entrepreneurship Summit

Two Icelandic entrepreneurs have been chosen by the U.S. State Department and U.S. Embassy in Reykjavik to participate in the 2017 Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) to be held Nov. 28-30 in Hyderabad, India. Sandra Mjöll Jónsdóttir, Co-Founder and CEO of Platome, and Guðmundur Fertram Sigurjónsson, CEO, President and Chairman of Kerecis, will take part in ...
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U.S. Navy Secretary Visits Iceland

October 12, 2017 U.S. Navy Secretary Richard V. Spencer is visiting Iceland this week to discuss U.S.-Iceland security collaboration, both bilaterally and through the NATO alliance. Spencer is scheduled to meet with officials from the Ministries of Foreign Affairs and Justice and the Icelandic Coast Guard. Spencer also will participate in a forum on Arctic ...
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U.S.C.G Honors Icelanders for Heroism

October 12, 2017 Admiral Charles Michel, Vice Commandant of the United States Coast Guard, was onboard the Icelandic Coast Guard vessel Þór this morning to honor the Icelandic Coast Guard, the crew of the Icelandic Marine Research Institute vessel the Árni Friðriksson, ISAVIA flight crew, and the Icelandic Joint Rescue Coordination Center for their heroism ...
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Chargé d’Affaires Meets with Grammar School Students

Jill Esposito, chargé d’affaires, met with 6th and 7th grade students of the international program at Landakotsskoli to discuss and answer students’ questions about the structure of the U.S. government, the mission of the U.S. Embassy in Iceland, and U.S. passport and visa policy.  To learn more about the U.S. Embassy, visit our Facebook page .
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Update on U.S. Presidential Executive Order signed on January 27, 2017

UPDATE: The provisional revocation of January 27, 2017, which had revoked all valid visas of nationals of Iraq, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen in accordance with Executive Order 13769, “Protecting the Nation from Terrorist Attacks by Foreign Nationals,”  is now lifted, and those visas are now valid for holders otherwise eligible for their ...
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