Gro Harlem Brundtland

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Gro Harlem Brundtland
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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 byOdvar Nordli
Kåre Willoch
Jan P. Syse
Succeeded byKåre Willoch
Jan P. Syse
Thorbjørn Jagland
Director-General of World Health Organization
In office
Preceded byHiroshi Nakajima
Succeeded byLee Jong-Wook
Personal details
Born20 April 1939
Oslo, Norway
Political partyNorwegian Labour Party
Spouse(s)Arne Olav Brundtland

audio speaker iconGro Harlem Brundtland  (IPA: /gru hɑɭɛm brʉntlɑn/) (born 20 April 1939) is a Norwegian politician, diplomat, and physician. She is an international leader in sustainable development and public health. She is a former Prime Minister of Norway. She was the Director General of the World Health Organization. In 2007, she became a Special Envoy for Climate Change for the United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.[1]

Education[change | change source]

Brundtland has a degree from the University of Oslo. She also has a master's degree from Harvard University.

References[change | change source]

  1. Edith M. Lederer, Associated Press (10 May 2007). "U.N. Envoys Seek Input on Climate Change". Time. Archived from the original on 3 August 2013. Retrieved 23 February 2013.

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