Tagged: Secretary General

Jagland elected Secretary General of the Council of Europe

The President of the Norwegian Storting (Norwegian parliament) and the Norwegian Nobel Committee was today, Sept. 29, elected Secretary General of the Council of Europe by the organisation’s Parliamentary Assembly. Torbjørn Jagland obtained 165...

Norwegian Candidate to head the Council of Europe?

The election of the next Secretary General of the Council of Europe will take place in Strasbourg on Sept. 29. Thorbjørn Jagland, President of Parliament and former Prime Minister of Norway, now stands a...

UN’s Secretary-General heads to Norway

U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will travel to Norway next week, despite controversy caused by the leak of a Norwegian memo that was highly critical of him, the United Nations said on Aug. 24. Secretary-General...

Norwegian government welcomes Ban Ki-moon to Norway

Norway’s Foreign Minister, Mr Jonas Gahr Støre, said on Sunday Aug 23 he regretted that criticism of the United Nations secretary-general by Oslo’s ambassador had been leaked days before a visit from the U.N. chief....

Stoltenberg congratulates Anders Fogh Rasmussen

Norway’s Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg congratulates Danish Prime Minister Anders Fogh Rasmussen on his appointment as Secretary-General for NATO, and wishes him good luck with the important task, writes Regjeringen.no. “I regard it as...