SECRETARY GENERAL

Mr Thorbjørn Jagland is the 13th Secretary General of the Council of Europe. The Secretary General has the overall responsibility for the strategic management of the Organisation. Mr Jagland was elected in September 2009. 

The former Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of Norway, Thorbjørn Jagland, aged 63, was also the President of the Storting (Norwegian Parliament) and the leader of the Norwegian Labour Party. He is currently the Chairman of the Norwegian Nobel Committee, which awards the Nobel Peace Prize.

 

Letters

19 August 2014 - Letter addressed to the Ministers for Foreign Affairs of 45 member States of the Council of Europe

12 August 2014 - Letter to the Prime Minister of the Republic of Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan

19 May 2014 - Letter to the President of the Republic of Serbia, Tomislav Nikolić

19 May 2014 - Letter to the Chairman of the Council of Ministers of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Vjekoslav Bevanda

14 May 2014 - Letter to the Prime Minister of the Republic of Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan

8 October 2013 - Letter to Mr Shimon Peres, President of Israel

21 August 2013 - Letter to Mrs Theresa May, Home Secretary, United Kingdom

13 May 2013 - Letter to Mr. Ahmet Davutoğlu, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkey

24 January 2013 - Letter to Mr Sergey Naryshkin, Chairman of the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation

17 December 2012 - Letter to the Prime Minister of Romania, Victor Ponta

17 December 2012 - Letter to Ms H. Clinton, Secretary of State, USA

5 October 2012 - Letter to Volodymr Lytvyn, Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada

6 July 2012 - Letter to the President of the European Commission for Democracy through Law, Gianni Buquicchio

4 May 2012 - Letter to the Minister of Foreign Affaires of the Russian Federation, Sergey Lavrov

27 March 2012 - Letter to Members of the European Parliament

19 March 2012 - Letter to the Prime Minister of France, François Fillon

14 March 2012- Letter to the Prime Minister of Belgium, Elio Di Rupo

11 January 2012- Letter to the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Hungary, János Martonyi

3 October 2011 - Letter to the President of the Republic of Serbia, Boris Tadić

14 September 2011 - Letter to the Chairman of the State of Georgia Board of Pardons and Paroles, James E. Donald

26 August 2011 - Letter to the Secretary General of the United Nations, Ban Ki-Moon

24 August 2011 - Letter to the President of the Venice Commission, Gianni Buquicchio

10 June 2011 - Letter to the Prime Minister of Albania, Sali Berisha

21 March 2011 - Letter to the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Ilham Aliev

14 March 2011 - Letter to the Prime Minister of Japan