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Gro Harlem Brundtland

organization official , prime minister

Gro Harlem Brundtland, international organization official, former prime minister of Norway. Recipient Third World prize Third World Foundation, 1989, Indira Gandhi prize, 1990, Onassis Foundation award, 1992, World Ecology award, International Center for Tropical Ecology, 2001.

Background

BRUNDTLAND, Gro Harlem was born on April 20, 1939 in Oslo, Norway. Parents: Doctor Gudmund Harlem and Inga Harlem.

Education

Oslo University, Degree in Medicine, 1963. Harvard University, USA, Masters Degree in Public Health, 1965.

Career

Medical officer National Directorate of Public Health, Oslo, 1965-1967. Assistant medical director School Health Services, 1968-1974. Minister of environment Norwegian Government, 1974-1979, Member of Parliament from Oslo, 1977-1979, member standing committee on finance, chairman standing committee on foreign and constitutional affairs, 1979-1981, deputy leader Labour Party's parliamentary group, 1979-1981, leader Labour Party and parliamentary group, 1981-1992, standing committee on foreign and constitutional affairs, 1981-1986, chairman standing committee on foreign and constitutional affairs.

Prime minister Kingdom of Norway, 1981, 86-89, 90-96. Director-general World Health Organization, Geneva, 1998—2003. Health policy fellow Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Member high level panel on threats, challenges and change United Nations, New York City, secretary general special envoy on climate change, since 2007.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor scientific work in child growth and development.

Membership

Member Indiana Commission on Disarmament and Security Issues, United Nations, 1980. Chairman World Commission on Environment and Development, 1983. Board directors Better World Society, 1985.

Founding member The Elders, since 2007.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Cross-country skiing. Equal rights for women, the Environment.

Connections

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father:
Gudmund Harlem

mother:
Inga (Brynolf) Harlem

spouse:
Arne Olav Brundtland

child:
Knut Brundtland

child:
Kaja Brundtland

child:
Ivar Brundtland

child:
Jorgen Brundtland