Yr­u ═slendingar ß k÷ldum klaka
ef Nor­menn gengju Ý ESB?
Oft heyrist fullyrt a­ Nor­menn muni ganga Ý Evrˇpusambandi­ innan fßrra ßra og ■ß muni EES-kerfi­ hrynja. ═slendingar eigi ■ß engan annan kost en a­ ganga Ý ESB ef ■eir Štli ekki a­ standa uppi samningslausir vi­ helstu vi­skiptal÷nd sÝn. A­ sjßlfs÷g­u er ■etta hrŠ­slußrˇ­ur og řkjur. ═slendingar eiga margra annarra kosta v÷l hva­ svo sem Nor­menn gera. Lesa meira

ESB og Evrˇpa er sitt hva­
Stu­ningsmenn ESB vÝ­a um l÷nd reyna ßkaft a­ telja fˇlki tr˙ um a­ ESB sÚ Evrˇpa og ÷ll samvinna EvrˇpurÝkja fari fram ß ■eim vettvangi. Oft er fˇlki talin tr˙ um a­ starfsemi Evrˇpurß­sins og MannrÚttindadˇmstˇlsins Ý Strassborg sÚ ß vegum ESB. Lesa meira

Yfirrß­ landhelgi Ý stjˇrnarskrß ESB
═ vŠntanlegri stjˇrnarskrß ESB grein I-12 er ■a­ ni­ur neglt a­ ESB hafi ˙rslitayfirrß­ yfir lÝfrÝki sjßvar vi­ strendur a­ildarrÝkja Ý samrŠmi vi­ sameiginlega fiskvei­istefnu.  Lesa meira

Would Iceland be in trouble
if Norway became a member of the EU?
Often it is maintained that the EEA agreement will be impracticable, even invalid, if Norway becomes a member of the EU. Then the only alternative for the people of Iceland would be to do the same if the nation were not to lose its favourable free-trade agreement with the EU nations. Of course this clichÚ is nonsense. The Icelanders will have many choices, regardless of what the people of Norway decide to do.   Read more

The EU and Europe are different things
Advocates of the EU often try to persuade people to believe that the EU is Europe, and that all the important cooperation between states in Europe takes place within the EU. Many people think that the Council of Europe and the European Court of Human Rights are part of the EU activities. Read more

Exclusive competence
If Iceland were a member of the EU, the EU would have the deciding voice in the management of the fisheries off Iceland's coast, between the 12-mile and 200-mile lines. Franz Fishler, the EU-Commissioner, responsible for Fisheries, made it quite clear in a meeting in Reykjavik that Iceland would have to accept this basic principle which also is stated in article I-12 of the Constitution(a draft): "The Union shall have exclusive competence to establish competition rules within the internal market, and in the following areas . . . the conservation of marine biological resources under the common fisheries policy." Read more  See also: The fisheries