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.
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The honorary chairman of SUSTAINIA, Arnold Schwarzenegger heads the selection committee for SUSTAINIA 100 that also includes former Norwegian Prime Minister Gro Harlem Brundtland, EU Commissioner of Climate Action Connie Hedegaard and Chair of the UN climate panel, IPCC, Dr.
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.
The sample is comprised of Carazon Aquino, Gro Harlem, Benazir Bhutto, Violeta Chamorro, Indira Gandhi, Golda Meier, Ma Ellen, Angela Merkel, Isabel Peron, and Margaret Thatcher.
Gro Harlem Brundtland, Norway's former premier and retired World Health Organization (WHO) director general, predicted deaths would double unless governments acted and tried to reduce smoking in their countries.
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.
International peace envoy Lakhdar Brahimi in Cairo with (L-R) former prime minister of Norway Gro Harlem Brundtland, former US president Jimmy Carter, Arab League Secretary General Nabil al-Arabi and former president of Ireland Mary Robinson.
One of them was Gro Harlem Brundtland, whom Breivik had planned to behead on Utoya, but who left the island before he arrived.