Gro Harlem Brundtland

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Brundtland, Gro Harlem

(bro͝ont`länd), 1939–, Norwegian political leader. She worked as a physician in the national health service until appointed (1974) minister of the environment. She became deputy leader of the Norwegian Labor party (1975) and was elected to parliament in 1977. Prime minister briefly in 1981, she resigned after an election setback and later gained recognition as chair of the World Commission on Environment and Development. In 1986–89 and 1990–96, she was again prime minister, leading minority governments. From 1998 to 2003 she served as director-general of the World Health Organization.
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The ceremony in central Paris saw renowned environmental leaders like anthropologist Jane Goodall, former Norwegian Prime Minister Gro Harlem Brundtland, Greenpeace Director Kumi Naidoo, Norwegian Ambassador Hans Brattskar and UN Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Vicky Tauli-Corpuz, among others, honor 21 outstanding indigenous and local community groups from Africa, Asia and Latin America.
Former Prime Minister of Norway Gro Harlem Brundtland said that the group of elder statesmen is involved in the Palestinian-Israeli conflict in a bid to support peace between the two sides.
Secretarygeneral and Gro Harlem Brundtland, a former Norwegian prime minister who headed the World Health Organization (WHO) from 1989 to 2003, proposed in an joint opinion piece in the New York Times on Saturday.
On the front page of the website of the International Institute of Sustainable Development, the definition reads: "Sustainable development has been defined in many ways, but the most frequently quoted definition is from Our Common Future, also known as the Brundtland Report: "Sustainable development is development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.
Bloomberg and Gro Harlem Brundtland, former Norwegian Prime Minister.
Coverage encompasses all aspects of sustainability as defined under the Brundtland Commission's definition, with an emphasis on food-over-fuel as a priority.
Solberg will become Norway's second female prime minister after Gro Harlem Brundtland, still considered the "mother of the nation", and the first Conservative prime minister since 1990.
Lenzing is committed to the classical model of sustainability according to Brundtland, which considers sustainability in three dimensions: responsibility for the environment, responsibility for people, and responsibility for the economy.
Former Prime Minister of Norway Gro Harlem Brundtland said "the recognition of Palestine as a state is a reaffirmation that the two-state solution remains the only long-term path to peace between Palestinians and Israelis, at a time when the expansion of illegal Israeli settlements is taking us ever closer to a one-state outcome.
by Gro Harlem Brundtland and Jimmy Carter If the recent rocket attacks on Israel and Israeli air strikes on Gaza tell us anything, it is that the status quo in the Middle East is not a safe choice for Israelis or Palestinians.
Brundtland confirms what we all know, that governments throughout the world are not making the changes that will resolve the global sustainability crisis.
htm) He aimed to kill all 600 people on the island at the time of his attack and hoped to capture and behead former prime minister Gro Harlem Brundtland .