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.  In June 2014, he was re-elected, and his second term in office commenced on October 1, 2014.

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.

 

Opinion articles 2011

Racism – Europe’s Common Problem

2011-07-29T07:53:00 ("Aftenposten"),  29 juillet 2011, Since the terrorist attacks in Oslo and Utøya, countless foreign media have sought my opinion. They all ask the same...

A new era for privacy by Thorbjørn Jagland

2011-01-27T08:52:00 (European Voice / International),  27 janvier 2011, New media are challenging the traditional boundaries of data protection. This year's Data Protection Day...

Thorbjørn Jagland : Democratic Security and Respect for Human Rights in the 21st century

2011-01-04T08:50:00 (New Europe / International),  4 janvier 2011, Europe has witnessed dramatic changes in recent years , which gave Europe more peace and unity than ever...

Opinion articles 2009

An Internet by the people, for the people, with the people!

2009-12-10T04:10:00 ("Politiken", Denmark; "Delo", Slovénie; "Politika", Serbie; "Le Temps", Suisse),  10 décembre 2009, Le mois dernier, en Chine, le Président Barack Obama a...