New Icelandic Ambassador presents credentials to Secretary-General

Published 17-08-2022
Ambassador Einar Gunnarsson met with Secretary-General Henri Gétaz to present his credentials

Ambassador Einar Gunnarsson met with Secretary-General Henri Gétaz on 17 August 2022 in Geneva to present his credentials as Iceland‘s representative to EFTA.

In August 2022, Ambassador Gunnarsson took up his duties as Permanent Representative of Iceland to EFTA, WTO, and other international organisations in Geneva. He succeeded Mr Harald Aspelund.

Previously, he served as Ambassador of the Permanent Secretary of State at the Ministry for Foreign Affairs in Reykjavik. Since 1996, he has held a variety of positions in the Icelandic Foreign Service, including Ambassador to Iceland's Permanent Representative to the United Nations in New York. He also served as Ambassador of Arctic Affairs to the Ministry for Foreign Affairs in Reykjavik between 2019 and 2021.

We welcome Ambassador Gunnarsson to his new appointment and look forward to a fruitful cooperation.

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