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Iceland ambassador to visit

Friday, January 24, 2014

Gudmundur Arni Stefansson

Gudmundur Arni Stefansson, Iceland’s ambassador to the United States.

“Iceland on the Move” will kick off the School of Public Affairs’ Spring Colloquia speaker series at St. Cloud State University on Feb. 3. Gudmundur Arni Stefansson, Iceland’s ambassador to the United States, will be guest lecturer.

The program includes a reception from 9:30-10 a.m. and lecture from 10-11:30 a.m. in the James W. Miller Learning Resources Center’s Ringsmuth Auditorium.

The event is free and open to the public.

Stefansson will discuss the effect of the banking and economic crisis on Iceland as well as current Icelandic American relations.

Since 2005 Stefansson has served as the Icelandic ambassador for Sweden, Albania, Cyprus, Syria, Kuwait and currently the U.S. Stefansson is also a media expert with extensive experience in various sectors of journalism.

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