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Dr Gro Harlem Brundtland was Director-General of the World Health Organization from 1998 to 2003. Prior to that, she was Norwegian Minister for Environmental Affairs from 1974 to 1979, and Norwegian Prime Minister in 1981, and from 1986 to 1989 and 1990 to 1996. In 1983, Brundtland chaired the World Commission on Environment and Development (WCED), which helped to develop the concept of sustainable development. Here, she speaks with Emma Rothschild about the environment and the United Nations.

 

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