Thorbjørn Jagland Now 27 Nov

  • Event Start: 1st December 2017, 5:00pm
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This event has been rescheduled for Monday 27 November at 5pm

Secretary General of The Council of Europe

The current Secretary General of the Council of Europe, Jagland has enjoyed a prolific career in politics.  A former Prime Minister of Norway and Chairman of the Norwegian Nobel Committee from 2009 to 2015, he was responsible for the awarding of the Nobel Peace Prize to such luminaries as President Obama, Malala Yousafzai, and Liu Xiabo.  He was subsequently appointed jointly by President Clinton and Secretary-General Kofi Annan to the five-member Mitchell Committee, to offer advice on resolving conflict in the Middle East