Olafur Grimsson

Olafur Grimsson

President of Iceland

The speeches by Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson focus on how to overcome seemingly impossible problems. Grímsson's speech reflects back to 2008 when Iceland was the first economy to be hit by the financial crisis, and how it completely re-evaluated its judicial system.

Grímsson‬ earned both his Bachelor in Economics and Political Science, and his PhD in Political Science at the University of Manchester. Since 1996 Grímsson has served as President of Iceland, and is currently seeking re-election for his fifth term on June 30, 2012.

The speeches by Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson summarize the economic measures to be taken and how to survive in even the worst financial difficulties. Grímsson has pin pointed the financial crisis, climate change and the need for a green movement to be his focus for the future.

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