Gro Harlem Brundtland Quotes

It is futile to seek solutions to environmental disturbances without considering them from a broad perspective that encompasses the factors underlying world poverty and the inequities within and among nations.




Gro Harlem Brundtland, Norwegian Prime Minister, Scientific American, September 1989

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Gro Harlem Brundtland
Gro Harlem Brundtland
  • Born: April 20, 1939
  • Nationality: Norwegian
  • Profession: Politician

Gro Harlem Brundtland is a Norwegian politician, who served three terms as Prime Minister of Norway (1981, 1986–89, and 1990–96) and as Director-General of the World Health Organization from 1998 to 2003. She is also known for having chaired the Brundtland Commission which presented the Brundtland Report on sustainable development.