March 31, 2017

Event

Open Lecture and Panel Discussion „Iceland’s Road to Recovery – Key Lessons“

Date

March 31, 2017
9:00 – 10:00 a.m.

Location

Nordische Botschaften - Island
Rauchstraße 1
10787 Berlin

Speaker

Lilja Alfredsdóttir, Member of Althingi, former Minister for Foreign Affairs and External Trade of Iceland Prof. Dr. Lukas Menkhoff, Head of the Department of International Economics at DIW Berlin and Professor of Economics at Humboldt University Berlin  

The miraculous story of Iceland, from economic disaster to full recovery within a few years only has been widely reflected by economists, the media and the public. Iceland was hit hard by the global  financial crisis. Sustainable economic strategy, from radical first rescue mission steps to the recent lifting of curreny restrictions, proofed to be successful. What is the outcome and key lessons to learn ? The speakers will reflect on these issues and give an insight view on the past and current development of economy in Iceland and in Europe, and discuss about the key lessons to learn both for Iceland and on global perspective.

Seats are limited and we kindly ask for your registration by e-mail, latest by 29 March: infoberlin@mfa.is