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.
- Statement by the Secretary General on the arrest of Leyla Yunus
- Conference Best Practices of Individual Complaint to the Constitutional Courts in Europe
- International Institute of Human Rights 45th Annual Study Session in International and Comparative Law of Human Rights: "Sport and international human rights law"