Assessment of the Work of the Welfare Watch - 14.7.2015

The Ministry of Welfare gave the Social Science Research Institute of the University of Iceland the task of assessing and mapping the work of the Welfare Watch, which was set up in 2009 following the economic collapse. Read more

Plan of Action on Gender Equality Regarding Wages - 6.5.2013

This Plan of Action on Gender Equality Regarding Wages is for four years, i.e. until the end of 2016. The aim is that by that time, the gender-based wage differentials that exist on the Icelandic labour market shall have been reduced considerably.

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The Well-being Watch's Report on Basic Services and Streamlining Measures in Times of Recession - 15.10.2012

In connection with the implementation of the Government‘s covenant on stability of 25 June 2009, the Welfare Watch was commissioned to “examine, in collaboration with the Union of Local Authorities and the social partners, ways of protecting the basic services provided by the local authorities.”

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Parliamentary Resolution on a Plan of Action on Disabled Persons' Affairs until 2014 - 21.9.2012

Under Temporary Provision XIII of the Act on the Affairs of Disabled People, No. 59/1992, cf. Act No. 152/2010, the Althingi resolves to approve the following Plan of Action on the Affairs of Disabled Persons' for the years 2012–2014.

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