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Auðunn Atlason – Ambassador of the Republic of Iceland.

Professional career: Ambassador of the Republic of Iceland in Austria and Ambassador of the Republic of Iceland agrée to Bosnia and Herzegovina, Czech Republic, Republic of Hungary, Republic of Macedonia, Slovak Republik and Republic of Slovenia.

Permanent Representative of Iceland to the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE), the United Nations Office s in  Vienna  (UNOV), the International Atomic Energy Agency  IAEA) and the Comprehensive Nuclear Test-Ban Treaty Organization (CTBTO). 

Appointed Ambassador in the Icelandic Foreign Service, January 2013

European Policy Advisor to the Foreign Minister, 1 January 2011

Director, Department for Information, Ministry for Foreign Affairs, 1 November 2009

Acting Director, Department for External Trade, Ministry for Foreign Affairs, February 2009

Deputy-Director, Defense Department, Ministry for Foreign Affairs, 2008–2009

Part-time lecturer, Department for Political Science, University of Iceland, 2008–2009

Deputy Chief of Mission, Embassy of Iceland,New Delhi, July 2006–2007

Counselor, Embassy of Iceland Washington D.C., 2002–2006

Director of the Icelandic Crisis Response Unit, Ministry for Foreign Affairs, 2001–2002

First Secretary, Ministry for Foreign Affairs, 1999–2002

International Secretary, International Secretariat, Parliament of  Iceland, 1997–1999

Part-time lecturer, Department for Political Science, University of Iceland, 1997–1998

Reporter, Icelandic Broadcasting Agency, 1997 and part-time 1994–1997


Diplom Politologie (Dipl. Pol.), Freie Universität Berlin, 1991–1996

Deutsch als Fremdsprache, Albert–Ludwigs–Universtität, Freiburg im Breisgau, 1990–1991

High School graduation from Gymnasium Reykjavík, 1990

Ambassador agrée Atlason is born in Reykjavík, Iceland, 4 February 1971. He is married to Sigríður Ragna Jónsdóttir, MBA, and they have four children.

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