About education of immigrants at The People´s Meeting

W.O.M.E.N. in Iceland takes an active part at The People´s Meeting conference at the Nordic House which will be on-going from the 11th to 13th of June.

We would like to invite you to attend the conference “Approved or not approved”, which is about the education of immigrants living in Iceland.

It is tomorrow the 11th of June at 6pm (room in the celler).

The aim of the conference is to discuss immigrants education obtained abroad and the having it validated and accepted here in Iceland.

Everybody is welcome! We will speak both, English and Icelandic.


Jón Þór Ólafsson will lead the meeting

18:00-18:10 Introduction Chair of W.O.M.E.N. in Iceland

18:10-18:40 Stories: Joanna Godlewska-Buzun and Xavier Rodriguez Gallego

18:40-18:55 „Að setjast…“ – project of BA students from  the Icelandic Academy of Arts

18:55-19:10 Cafe break

19:10-19:35 „Questions and answers“ with ministry representatives:

Ministry of Education and Culture – Ólafur Grétar Kristjánsson

Ministry of Interior- Íris Björg Kristjánsdóttir

Directorate of Health – Anna Björg Aradóttir and Hildur Kristjánsdóttir

ENIC/NARIC – Ína Dögg Eyþórsdóttir

Working union Efling – Fjóla Jónsdóttir

19:35-19:50 Group work: Counseling about education for adult immigrants / Education approved, what then?

19:50-20:00 Summary


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