Gro Harlem Brundtland


Also found in: Wikipedia.

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.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
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.
It could also function well as a popular introduction to environmental heroes who aren't necessarily household names, including Ding Darling and Gro Harlem Brundtland.
THE opening plenary then moved on to a conversation steered by Indian TV presenter Barkha Dutt and featuring such diverse personalities as rock star (she accepted the title with a mocking bow) Annie Lennox, United Nations Population Fund director Babatunde Osotimehin, former World Health Organization head Gro Harlem Brundtland, present-day WHO head Dr.
Gro Harlem Brundtland received the Lifetime Achievement award for her long-term and steadfast commitment to sustainability and sustainable development.
In a letter to Gro Harlem Brundtland, the WHO's director general, the Sugar Association says it will "exercise every avenue available to expose the dubious nature" of the WHO's report on diet and nutrition, including challenging its $406m funding from the US.
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.
We as a nation are on the cusp of embracing and Implementing the sustainability that Gro Harlem Brundtland envisioned almost 30 years ago in her pivotal book, Our Common Future.
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.
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.