Gro Harlem Brundtland

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Gro Harlem Brundtland
Brundtland addressing the Congress of the Norwegian Labour Party, 2007
Prime Minister of Norway
In office
4 February 1981 – 14 October 1981
9 May 1986 - 16 October 1989
3 November 1990 - 25 October 1996
Preceded by Odvar Nordli
Kåre Willoch
Jan P. Syse
Succeeded by Kåre Willoch
Jan P. Syse
Thorbjørn Jagland
Director-General of World Health Organization
In office
Preceded by Hiroshi Nakajima
Succeeded by Lee Jong-Wook
Personal details
Born 20 April 1939
Oslo, Norway
Nationality Norwegian
Political party Norwegian Labour Party
Spouse(s) Arne Olav Brundtland

Loudspeaker.png Gro Harlem Brundtland (info • help) (IPA: /gru hɑɭɛm brʉntlɑn/) (born 20 April 1939) is a Norwegian politician, diplomat, and physician, and an international leader in sustainable development and public health. She is a former Prime Minister of Norway, and was the Director General of the World Health Organization. She now is a Special Envoy on climate change for the United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.[1]

She gained a degree from the University of Oslo and a master's degree from Harvard University.

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