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The Embassy of Iceland in Berlin

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Address: Rauchstra▀e 1,Berlin, D-10787

Tel.: +49 (0)30 50 50 40 00
Fax: +49 (0)30 50 50 43 00

Email: infoberlin@mfa.is

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The Ambassador

Amb. Martin Eyjˇlfsson

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Martin Eyjˇlfsson was born on May 18th, 1971 in the Westman Islands, he is married to Eva Thengilsdˇttir with three children and has been serving the government of Iceland since 2016 as Ambassador to Germany.

Eyjˇlfsson studied Law at the University of Iceland. He later became a legal expert in EU and EEU law in 1998. After his studies Eyjˇlfsson entered the Icelandic Foreign Ministry and became First Secretary at the Icelandic Embassy to Belgium in 1998. In 2002 he returned to Iceland and worked domestically within the Ministry of Foreign Affairs for ten years. In 2012 he was appointed Ambassador to Liechtenstein and in 2013 to the Holy See ľ both positions are still held today. In 2012 he was also appointed Permanent Representative of Iceland to the International Organizations in Geneva. This position was given up in 2016 when he became the ambassador to Germany.

History

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The Embassy of Iceland in Germany started its work in 1952, right after the establishment of diplomatic relations between both countries. The Embassy in Berlin is also accredited to Croatia, Montenegro, Poland and Serbia and works with the assistance of 15 Icelandic honorary consulates, whereas 10 only exist in Germany. The Embassy┤s duties are based on the political, economic and cultural exchange between Iceland and the other countries.

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