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Gro Harlem Brundtland

Gro Harlem Brundtland (born Gro Harlem, 20 April 1939) is a Norwegian Social democratic politician, diplomat, and physician, and an international leader in sustainable development and public health. She served three terms as Prime Minister of Norway (1981, 1986–89, 1990–96), and has served as the Director General of the World Health Organization. She now serves as a Special Envoy on Climate Change for the United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. In 2008 she became the recipient of the Thomas Jefferson Foundation Medal in Architecture. Brundtland is also a member of the Club de Madrid, an independent organization of former leaders of democratic states, which works to strengthen democratic governance and leadership.

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Gro Harlem Brundtland - Health Controversy
... Brundtland received an operation for uterine cancer in 2002 at Ullevål University Hospital ... intense media attention surrounding the matter, Brundtland decided to change residence once more, back to Norway, and she also announced that she would be paying for the treatments herself ...
Morten Wetland - Career - 1976–1998
... in a New Year's speech by then-Prime Minister Gro Harlem Brundtland, and quickly became famous in Norway ... Office of the Prime Minister, as he was appointed State Secretary in the third cabinet Brundtland ... He lost this job when Gro Harlem Brundtland resigned in 1996 ...
List Of Heads Of Government Of Norway - Prime Ministers of Norway (1905–present) - Prime Ministers of Norway (1945–present)
01981-02-044 February 1981 Labour Party 1977 Nordli 22 Gro Harlem Brundtland 01981-02-044 February 1981 01981-10-1414 October 1981 Labour Party — Brundtland I 23 Kåre Willoch 01981-10-1414 October 1981 01986-05 ... November 1990 Conservative Party 1989 Syse Gro Harlem Brundtland 01990-11-033 November 1990 01996-10-2525 October 1996 Labour Party 1993 Brundtland III 25 Thorbjørn Jagland 01996-10-2525 ...

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