Her Excellency Bergdís Ellertsdóttir

Ambassador of Iceland to the U.S.

"During the winter and spring of 2020, consular services overtook most other issues at our embassies around the world. Consular services played a key role in assisting our citizens in navigating an uncertain and complicated world full of restrictions and border closures.

The Icelandic Foreign Service will continue to promote and protect democratic values, human rights, and multilateralism. This will be increasingly important to counteract the negative impact of COVID-19 on security, democracy, and human rights. Diplomacy will play a key role in maintaining the multilateral system and the values it was built on."

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