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Informative lectures at the EURES conference on Friday 22nd

Some interesting lectures were presented on the EURES conference on Friday the 22nd. The topice of the conference was the increased East - West mobility after the EU enlargement. What are the consequences for the Icelandic labour market and how have we managed to adjust our control and enforcement authorities to this new situation?


The lectures can be accessed here:

The Icelandic Labour Market – in Numbers

                        Karl Sigurðsson, Divisional Manager, Directorate of Labour 

The Icelandic Labour Market and EURES IS – Current Situation and Future Trends

                        Dröfn Haraldsdóttir, EURES Manager


The EURO – A Push for EU Membership?

                        Þóra Ágústsdóttir, EURES Adviser


After Enlargement, the Union’s Perspective

                        Halldór Grönvold, Assistant Managing Director, Icelandic Confederation of Labour

Free Movement and Equal Treatment: the Case of Construction

                        Sverrir Albertsson, Managing Director, Trade Union of Skilled Construction Workers in East Iceland


After Enlargement, Effects on Industrial Companies

Bjarni Már Gylfason, Chief Economist, Federation of Icelandic Industries  

The Tourism Sector and Recruiting through EURES IS

                        Þórður B. Sigurðsson, Assistant Managing Director, Fosshotel

Registration and Follow-Up of TWA, Service Import and EU-8 Workers

                        Jón Sigurður Karlsson, Project Manager, Directorate of Labour


The Nordic Labour Market Models and European Mobility: Challenges and Opportunities.

                        Line Eldring, Research Director, FAFO Norway


The Irish Experience after EU Enlargement

                        Kevin Quinn, EURES Manager Ireland


The UK Labour Market after Enlargement

                        Peter Sydserff, EURES Manager United Kingdom


The Latvian Labour Market after EU Accession

                        Guntra Zarina, EURES Manager Latvia


Immigrants in Iceland – The Reality and Political Discourses

                        Guðmundur Hálfdanarson, Professor in History, University of Iceland

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