Statement by Secretary General Thorbjørn Jagland on the anti-Semitic acts committed last night in AlsaceSecretary General Strasbourg 19 February 2019
I unreservedly condemn the anti-Semitic, barbaric and disgusting acts of desecration of the...
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, was also the President of the Storting (Norwegian Parliament) and the leader of the Norwegian Labour Party. He is a member of the Norwegian Nobel Committee.