The Althing´s Ombudsman - Umboðsmaður Alþingis Ombudsman
Telephone (354) 510 6700
Fax (354) 510 6701
Call Toll Free: (354) 800 6450
If approved after the next election in the Spring of 2013 Iceland will have a constitution that will be an outstanding example of participatory democracy. The draft under discussion includes the provision that 10 per cent of the electorate can petition for a referendum on legislation passed by the Althing.
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United Nations Regional Information Centre for Western Europe (UNRIC Brussels)
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