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Keynote speeches
Monday, 18 July 2016
9:40 AM - 10:00 AM
Trusteeship Chamber

Official meeting

Biographies (A-Z)
Chair:
  • H.E. Mr. Oh Joon, Permanent Representative of the Republic of Korea to the UN and President of ECOSOC

Keynote speakers:
  • H.E. Ms. Erna Solberg, Prime Minister of Norway
  • H.E. Ms. Tran Thi Ngoc Thinh, Vice President of Vietnam
Biographies (alphabetical order)
H.E. Mr. Oh Joon
Permanent Representative of the Republic of Korea to the UN and President of ECOSOC
H.E. Mr. Oh Joon

Permanent Representative of the Republic of Korea to the UN and President of ECOSOC

His Excellency Oh Joon was elected seventy-first President of the Economic and Social Council on 24 July 2015. Ambassador Oh is currently the Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Republic of Korea to the United Nations in New York.

H.E. Ms. Erna Solberg
Prime Minister of Norway
H.E. Ms. Erna Solberg

Prime Minister of Norway

Ms. Erna Solberg is the Prime Minister of Norway. Prior to that, she was Minister of Local Government and Regional Development 2001-2005, in Kjell Magne Bondevik's Second Government. Ms. Solberg has represented the Conservative Party in the County of Hordaland at the Storting (Parliament) since 1989. At the change of government she was the Conservative Party's parliamentary leader. During the recent Storting period she was member of the Standing Committee on Health and Care Services Affairs, the Standing Committee on Foreign and Defence Affairs and the Electoral Committee, 08.10.2009 - 30.09.2013. She has previously been a member of standing committees on i.a. Finance and Local Government, and head of the Storting's delegation to NATO's Parliamentary Assembly