Thorvald Stoltenberg (1931-2018)

Former Minister of Foreign Affairs and UN High Commissioner for Refugees, Norway

Thorvald Stoltenberg was the Defense and Foreign minister of Norway, Ambassador to the United Nations, UN head representative mediator to Balkan from 93 – 96, UN High Commissioner for Refugees, Ambassador to Denmark and President of the Norwegian Red Cross.

For the five Nordic Government’s he made a report in 2009 with proposals for closer foreign and security policy cooperation between the Nordic countries.

In June 2010 he chaired a commission for the Norwegian government that delivered a report on new drug policy for Norway.

Thorvald Stoltenberg passed away in Oslo on 13 July 2018.