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 Deputy Chair of the Elders, Graca Machel Gro Harlem Brundtland, the former Prime Minister of Norway and Director-General of the World Health Organisation and Ricardo Lagos, the former President of Chile, will visit South Africa as part of their now three-year-old global campaign in support of universal health care.
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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.
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 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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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.