Tagged: Oslo Center for Peace and Human Rights

Former Norwegian Prime Minister in Duluth, Minn.

Kjell-Magne Bondevik served two terms as Prime Minister of Norway between 1997 and 2005. But in 1998, he took a leave of absence to battle depression. Bondevik was the first prime minister to openly discuss his...

Norwegian Crown Prince Couple attends CGI in NYC

“Who are they?” asked curious New Yorkers, when noticing the media crew crowding around Norway’s Crown Prince and Princess on a busy midtown sidewalk on Sept. 24. By Berit Hessen – Norwegian American Weekly Their...

Mr. Bondevik on the election in Iran

  Kjell Magne Bondevik, leader of the Oslo Center for Peace and Human Rights, fears that the rapprochement with the West can become critical through continued war rhetoric and a further weakening of human rights,...

Dialogue for Peace: Bridging Our Differences

Minneapolis, May 1, 2009: In 2006, the Danish press published cartoons that were offensive in the Muslim World. Rioting and bloodshed occurred in many places in the world but not in Norway. The “Open Forum...