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Gro Brundtland

2005 Carol Hoffmann Collins Global Scholar-in-Residence

October 25-28, 2005

Gro Harlem Brundtland's Visit to MHC

Gro Harlem Brundtland

  • Director General of the World Health Organization (1998-2003)
  • Three time Prime Minister of Norway (1981, 1986-1989, 1990-1996)
  • Chair of the World Commission on Environment and Development (1983-1987), which resulted in the influential report Our Common Future. The report developed the concept of 'sustainable development' and provided the impetus for the Rio de Janeiro Earth summit in 1992.
  • Physician and scientist in the Norwegian public health system
  • Detailed Biography