Þorleifur was thus honored for the play Die Edda, which he co-wrote with novelist and playwright Mikael Torfason.
Minister of Health Svandís Svavarsdóttir is calling for a proactive response to the lengthy patient waitlist at Vogur, but the centre director says that it's the Health Minister herself who's responsible for taking action (or not) on long-term budget cuts at their facility.
The initiative encourages participants to set aside their phones from 9 AM to 9 PM in order to facilitate better family interactions and face-to-face communication during that time.
Guðni Bragason, Permanent Representative of Iceland with the OSCE, is calling for an investigation of human rights abuses against individuals in Chechnya on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity.
Artist Steinunn Gunnlaugsdóttir ackowledges the statue's similarity to a phallus, but says it wasn’t the original point of the work.
Photos of the area taken 50 years apart now show dense birch forests where once there was very little vegetation.
The Icelandic Met office expects that the weekend will bring more of the same and is advising that outdoor enthusiasts take appropriate precautions this weekend.
Malin Roux Johansson, the cofounder and director of Swedish Human Rights NGO Realstars, gave a presentation which focused on deterring the buyers of sexual services, rather than on sex workers or victims of sex trafficking who have been compelled into prostitution.