Iceland’s Ambassador to the United States, Hjálmar W. Hannesson, speaks at the University of Virginia about steps his country is taking to recover from the collapse of its financial system in 2008. The country is now weighing whether to join the European Union in order to stabilize its economy. The Office of the Vice Provost for International Programs sponsored Amb. Hannesson’s visit. His talk is the first in the 2010-11 Ambassadors’ Speakers Forum.