Tagged: Thorbjørn Jagland

Labor lands top posts in Norway’s Parliament

Labor Party veterans will be taking over top posts when Norway’s Parliament reconvenes next week. The Labor Party’s Dag Terje Andersen leaves the post as Minister of Labor and Social Inclusion to become the...

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...

NATO PA’s Spring Session to be held in Oslo

The Norwegian Parliament will host the NATO Parliamentary Assembly’s Spring Session from 22 to 26 May, bringing together in Oslo some 300 parliamentarians from the 28 NATO member countries from North America and Europe...

Thorbjørn Jagland elected to head Nobel Committee

Norwegian Parliament Speaker Thorbjørn Jagland was Thursday elected new chairman of the Norwegian Nobel Committee that selects the Nobel Peace Prize winner. The veteran Social Democrat has also held the posts of prime minister...