U.S. Ambassador Gunter spoke at the 2019 Icelandic Interfaith Forum, where an embassy spokesperson expressed the United States’ commitment to religious liberty. Faith, religious liberty, and democracy are common values between Iceland and the United States of America. U.S. Ambassador Gunter and Ms. Heather J. Wilson hosted an event at their residence celebrating the first Sefer Torah in Iceland. Ambassador Gunter inscribed the final letters in the Sefer Torah. The event highlighted the importance of religious freedom.
U.S. Ambassador Gunter spoke at the first-ever Holocaust Remembrance Event in Iceland, held by the Polish Embassy, alongside the Polish and British ambassadors. Ambassador Gunter spoke on the US Holocaust Museum in his speech, emphasizing the need of avoiding politicizing the Holocaust.