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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Former Prime Minister of Norway and Director-General of the World Health Organization, Gro Harlem Brundtland, challenged the notion that South Africa cannot afford to implement the NHI because of a sluggish economy.
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-- Project Syndicate * Gro Harlem Brundtland is a former prime minister of Norway and a member of The Elders, a group of independent global leaders working together for peace and human rights.
Ban, along with former Norwegian Prime Minister Gro Harlem Brundtland, paid a visit to a Mohalla clinic in West Delhi's Peeragarhi area earlier in the day.
The Elders, including Ban Ki-Moon, Gro Harlem Brundtland, Ricardo Lagos and Ernesto Zedillo, led a walk by hundreds of people including the future leaders through central London to lay peace candles by the statue of Nelson Mandela in Trafalgar Square.
The Elders, a group of former leaders including Gro Harlem Brundtland and Mary Robinson, paid tribute to their inspiring chairman, noting his visits to South Africa and Zimbabwe in July.
The Board will be co-chaired by Dr Gro Harlem Brundtland, former Prime Minister of Norway and former WHO director-general, and Elhadj As Sy, secretary general of the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies.
1998 - Former Norweign premier Gro Harlem Brundtland, elected director general of the World Health Organisation (WHO), vowed to place health at the top of the international political agenda.
Syria envoy who joined the interview with former Irish president Mary Robinson and Norway's first female premier Gro Harlem Brundtland, said Europe could step into the bigger global role vacated by Trump -- at least in the Middle East.
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Erna Solberg, the 28th Prime Minister of Norway and the second woman in Norway to hold the office of Prime Minister after Gro Harlem Brundtland.