Equality and the crisis: rapporteur to make fact-finding visit to Iceland

Nikolaj Villumsen (Denmark, UEL) is to make a fact-finding visit to Reykjavík on 4 and 5 June, as part of the preparation of his report on equality and the crisis.

He is due to meet the Speaker of the Icelandic Parliament, parliamentarians including the Chairpersons of the Welfare Committee and of the Judicial Affairs Committee, officials of the Ministry of Welfare and of the Ministry of Interior, a representative of the parliamentary ombudsman, the Debtors’ Ombudsman, as well as representatives of trade-unions, NGOs, and academics.