7 Feb "Hopefully we are at a turning point. Stop, this is as far as this goes, is what's heard all over the world," said President Guðni Th. Jóhannesson on a conference on the influence of #metoo on corporate culture at Grand Hotel today.
22 Jun 2017Iceland’s First Lady Eliza Reid performed with rapper Tay Grin from Malawi at a charity evening for HeForShe at KEX Hostel last night. Ambassador of the UK, Michael Nevin also rapped with Grin along with his wife.
10 Apr 2017Thirteen year old friends Sölvi Reyr Magnússon and Tristan Marri Elmarsson were at Laugardalslaug pool in Reykjavik yesterday when Tristan's mum was running a bit late to pick them up. Tristan spotted President Guðni Th. Jóhannesson by the pool and asked whether he could give them a lift home, which the President said was no problem at all.
28 Mar 2017Icelandic President Guðni Th. Jóhannesson is now travelling to Arkhangelsk in Russia to participate in a conference called The Arctic: Territory of Dialogue along with Sauli Niinisto, President of Finland, and Vladimir Putin, President of Russia.
21 Mar 2017President Guðni Th. Jóhannnesson is doing his part in supporting World Down Syndrome Day which is today. People across the globe, President Jóhannesson among them, are wearing mismatched socks to show support for diversity.
30 Jan 2017 Five Syrian families, part of a new group of Syrian refugees invited by the Icelandic Government to settle in Iceland were received by President Guðni Th. Jóhannesson this afternoon. The President told them that Iceland wanted to show compassion, tolerance and an open mind.
24 Jan 2017President Guðni Th.Jóhannesson and First Lady Eliza Reid went on their first official visit since Jóhannesson was inaugurated to meet with Queen Margarethe Þórhildur of Denmark and Prince Henrik in Copenhagen today.