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Thorbjorn Jagland

is a Norwegian politician for the Labour Party, currently serving as the Secretary-General of the Council of Europe (since 2009). He is also the Chairman of the Norwegian Nobel Committee (since 2009), and as such responsible for awarding the Nobel Peace Prize.
Jagland served as Prime Minister of Norway from 1996 to 1997, as Minister of Foreign Affairs from 2000 to 2001 and as President of the Storting from 2005 to 2009. Prior to becoming Prime Minister, Jagland served as party secretary from 1986 to 1992, and subsequently party leader until 2002, when he was succeeded by Jens Stoltenberg. He did not run for reelection to parliament in 2009.
Jagland's cabinet, albeit short-lived, was marked by controversies from the beginning to the end, with two ministers being forced to withdraw following personal scandals. Jagland, who was much ridiculed in the media for his quotes and statements and frequently portrayed as incompetent, resigned following the ... » Read more on Wikipedia.org

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España felicita al nuevo secretario general del Consejo de Europa, Thorbjorn ...
2014-06-25
El Gobierno de España desea a Thorbjorn Jagland el mayor de los éxitos al frente del Consejo de Europa con el convencimiento de que continuará su compromiso con el sistema europeo de derechos humanos y el marco convencional del Consejo de ...
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    Wahl im Europarat Thorbjörn Jagland bleibt Generalsekretär
    2014-06-24
    Unter Jagland gab es Fortschritte bei den Verhandlungen mit Brüssel über den Beitritt der EU zur Menschenrechtscharta des Europarats, womit sich die EU der Rechtsprechung des Strassburger Menschenrechtsgerichtshofs unterwerfen würde. Vollzogen ist ...
    (Neue Zürcher Zeitung)
    1. Jagland zum Generalsekretär des Europarats wiedergewählt
    2. Jagland als Generalsekretär des Europarates wiedergewählt
    3. Europarats-Generalsekretär Jagland wiedergewählt

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    Un 2e mandat pour Thorbjorn Jagland
    2014-06-24
    M. Jagland, qui préside également le comité Nobel norvégien, a été élu par l'Assemblée parlementaire du Conseil de l'Europe (APCE), composée de délégués issus des parlements nationaux des 47 Etats membres. Le secrétaire général sortant, qui ...
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    1. Thorbjorn Jagland réélu pour un 2e mandat à la tête du Conseil de l'Europe
    2. Thorbjorn Jagland réélu secrétaire général du Conseil de l'Europe
    3. Le Norvégien Jagland réélu à la tête du Conseil de l'Europe

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    Thorbjorn Jagland re-elected secretary general of Council of Europe
    2014-06-24
    The acting Secretary General of the Council of Europe, Thorbjorn Jagland has been re-elected to this post. The former prime minister of Norway, Jagland has been re-elected the secretary general by gathering 156 votes as a result of the elections held ...
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    1. Thorbjørn Jagland re-elected Secretary General of the Council of Europe
    2. Jagland wins second term as CoE secretary general
    3. Thorbjorn Jagland is re-elected as the CE Secretary General

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    Thorbjørn Jagland ble gjenvalgt
    2014-06-24
    Det siste døgnet har parlamentarikerforsamlingen i Europarådet stemt over hvem som bør bli ny generalsekretær i organisjonen. Nå er det klart: Thorbjørn Jagland er valgt for en ny seksårsperiode. Han blir dermed den første sittende generalsekretær ...
    (Aftenposten)
    1. Thorbjørn Jagland får ny periode som sjef for Europarådet
    2. Jagland har tro på feiring i kveld
    3. Jagland seiret i Strasbourg

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    Ukrainian civil war looms as 49 die in plane shot down by rebels
    2014-06-14
    Council of Europe Secretary General Thorbjorn Jagland said Mr Poroshenko could 'count on our support'. The Il-76 is a Russian-built military plane used by Ukraine to transport soldiers and equipment (file pic). Foreign Secretary William Hague last ...
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      Corlărţean şi Jagland au discutat despre situaţia şcolilor de limbă română din ...
      2014-05-29
      Potrivit sursei citate, Titus Corlăţean şi Thorbjorn Jagland au subliniat importanţa deciziei recente a Curţii Europene a Drepturilor Omului privind legislaţia adoptată de România în domeniul restituirii proprietăţilor, prin care se confirmă ...
      (Romania Libera)
      1. Basescu a discutat cu secretarul general al Consiliului Europei despre situatia ...

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      MFA issues statement on visits of CoE SG and PACE President
      2014-05-26
      Thorbjorn Jagland and Anne Brasseur have been received by President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev, Speaker of the Parliament Ogtay Asadov and other officials during their visits. The sides exchanged views on the priorities for the Azerbaijani Chairmanship ...
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        MFA issues statement on visits of CoE SG and PACE President
        2014-05-26
        Thorbjorn Jagland and Anne Brasseur have been received by President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev, Speaker of the Parliament Ogtay Asadov and other officials during their visits. The sides exchanged views on the priorities for the Azerbaijani Chairmanship ...
        (News.Az)

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