List of Icelandic ministries

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This is a list of Icelandic government ministries.

Current ministries[edit]

# Name Icelandic name
1 Prime Minister's Office Forsætisráðuneytið
2 Ministry of Education, Science and Culture Mennta- og menningarmálaráðuneytið
3 Ministry for the Environment and Natural Resources Umhverfis- og auðlindaráðuneytið
4 Ministry of Finance and Economic Affairs Fjármála- og efnahagsráðuneytið
5 Ministry for Foreign Affairs Utanríkisráðuneytið
6 Ministry of Industries and Innovation Atvinnuvega- og nýsköpunarráðuneytið
7 Ministry of the Interior Innanríkisráðuneytið
8 Ministry of Welfare Velferðarráðuneytið

Historical ministries[edit]

Name Icelandic name Period
Predecessors of the Ministry of Economic Affairs
Ministry of Industry and Commerce n/a 1999-2007
Ministry of Business Affairs Viðskiptaráðuneyti 2007-2010
Predecessors of the Ministry of Interior
Ministry of Communications Samgönguráðuneyti - January 1, 2011
Ministry of Justice and Human Rights Dómsmála- og mannréttindaráðuneyti - January 1, 2011
Predecessors of the Ministry of Education, Science and Culture
Prime Minister's Office Forsætisráðuneyti n/a
Predecessors of the Ministry for the Environment
none
Predecessors of the Ministry of Finance
none
Predecessors of the Ministry of Fisheries and Agriculture
Ministry of Fisheries Sjávarútvegsráðuneyti n/a
Ministry of Agriculture Landbúnaðarráðuneyti n/a
Predecessors of the Ministry for Foreign Affairs
Prime Minister's Office Forsætisráðuneyti n/a
Predecessors of the Ministry of Health
Ministry of Health and Social Security Heilbrigðis- og tryggingamálaráðuneyti n/a
Predecessors of the Ministry of Industry, Energy and Tourism
Ministry of Industry and Business Affairs Iðnaðar- og viðskiptaráðuneyti n/a
Predecessors of the Ministry of Justice and Human Rights
Ministry of Justice and Ecclesiastical Affairs Dóms- og kirkjumálaráðuneyti - 2009
Predecessors of the Ministry of Welfare
Ministry of Social Affairs and Social Security Félags- og tryggingamálaráðuneyti - January 1, 2011
Ministry of Health Heilbrigðisráðuneyti - January 1, 2011

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