ICELAND: Launch of BIEN’s Icelandic Affiliate (Dec 10)

BIEN Iceland, one of BIEN’s newly created national affiliates, will hold its official launch event on Saturday, December 10, 2016, at the Gaflaraleikhúsið Theatre in Hafnarfjörður, Iceland.

The date of the launch was selected to coincide with Human Rights Day, the anniversary of the day on which the United Nations adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

BIEN Co-Chair Louise Haagh will speak at the event, and Jouko Hemmi and Simo Ruottinen of BIEN Finland will present the latest information about Finland’s basic income pilot study, which is scheduled to begin in early 2017.

More details about the launch are available on the event’s page on Facebook (in Icelandic).

Reviewed by Ali Özgür Abalı

Photo (Hafnarfjörður) CC BY 2.0 Daníel Örn Gíslason

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Kate began reporting for Basic Income News in March 2016, joined BIEN's Executive Committee in July 2016, and was appointed Secretary of BIEN's US affiliate (USBIG) in November 2016. She has received funding from the Economic Security Project and Patreon for her work for as a basic income news reporter.

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  • Hello Kate & Friends :
    There are already some News, Conclusions, Compromises on part of the launch of “BIEN Iceland” ?
    The case of the present Economic, Political and Social reality of this Country seem to me very interesting, and I think are not the one that is seeing their development with many interest.
    – Pedro Di Girolamo A.
    Santiago – CHILE

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