Gro Harlem Brundtland

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Person.png Gro Harlem Brundtland   Sourcewatch WikiquoteRdf-entity.pngRdf-icon.png
(politician, Pharma lobbyist, Deep state functionary)
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BornGro Harlem
Bærum, Norway
Alma materUniversity of Oslo, Harvard University
SpouseArne Olav Brundtland
Member ofClub de Madrid, Council on Foreign Relations/Global Board of Advisors, European Leadership Network, Global Preparedness Monitoring Board
Deep state/WHO connected Prime Minister/DG, concerned about "too much freedom of speech"

Employment.png Prime Minister of Norway Wikipedia-icon.png

In office
3 November 1990 - 25 October 1996
DeputyJohan Jørgen Holst, Thorvald Stoltenberg
Preceded byJan P. Syse
Succeeded byThorbjørn Jagland

Employment.png Prime Minister of Norway Wikipedia-icon.png

In office
9 May 1986 - 16 October 1989
DeputyKnut Frydenlund, Thorvald Stoltenberg
Succeeded byJan P. Syse

Employment.png Prime Minister of Norway Wikipedia-icon.png

In office
4 February 1981 - 14 October 1981
Preceded byOdvar Nordli
Succeeded byKåre Willoch

Employment.png Norwegian Labour Party/Leader Wikipedia-icon.png

In office
12 September 1979 - 25 October 1996

Employment.png Norway/Minister of the Environment

In office
1 July 1974 - 19 March 1979

Gro Harlem Brundtland is three time Norwegian Prime Minister who was WHO Director-General from 1998 to 2003. She chaired the World Commission on Environment and Development which presented the Brundtland Report on "sustainable development".


Gro Harlem Brundtland was born into a well-to-do family in the rich area of Oslo, Norway's capital. Her father, Gudmund Harlem was Norwegian Defense minister for the Labour government during the Cold War, from 1961-65. In 1963, Gro graduated with a degree in medicine from the University of Oslo. She took a master's degree in Public Health at Harvard University in 1965, at the same time as her husband, security academic Arne Olav Brundtland, was staying there at the Center for International Affairs (founded by Henry Kissinger).


Brundtland joined the Labour Party, and had a meteoric career, maybe thanks to the networks of her father and husband. She entered the government in 1974 as Minister of the Environment. By 1981, she was prime minister for a short 8-month period despite only 4 years of parliamentary experience. She consolidated her party leadership, and became Norwegian Prime Minister for two further, and longer, terms. The second ministry was from 9 May 1986 until 16 October 1989; The third ministry was from 3 November 1990 to 25 October 1996.

Brundtland belonged to the moderate (i.e. economically liberal) wing of her party, and made sure the party kept it's dedication to NATO.[1]

She led the extensive efforts to get the country to join the European Union in 1994, thwarted by a referendum. Norway is still not part of EU. Brundtland received the EU's 1994 Charlemagne Prize, for her service for European unification.

As Prime Minister Brundtland was given the nickname "mother of the nation" by the press.[2]

During her third ministry, the Norwegian government in 1993 took the initiative to sponsor secret peace talks between the Government of Israel led by Yitzchak Rabin and the PLO led by Yasser Arafat. This culminated with the signing of the Oslo Accords, branded as an equitable deal, but which in rality consolidated Israeli control over the area.

Brundtland is also a member of the Club of Madrid and Deputy Chair of The Elders.


After the end of her term as PM, Brundtland was then elected Director-General of the World Health Organization in May 1998. In this capacity, Brundtland adopted a far-reaching corporate led approach to public health, establishing a Commission on Macroeconomics and Health, chaired by pro-market liberal economist Jeffrey Sachs. Thus, the WHO adopted donor driven business models led by the private sector and launched multiple public-private partnerships (PPP) implementing vertical programs addressing specific diseases. These arrangements have further increased the power of multinational corporations to direct health policy and undermined and fragmented health systems in many countries.[3]

"We are losing control of what people are told"

In a 2017 interview, she complained "We are losing control of what people are told"[4]

"When it comes to technology and democracy, more control is needed over the internet, and with social media. They cannot be a garbage can where gravely erroneous things can stand there unchallenged. The challenge is that concepts like freedom of speech stand high in people's consciousness. This is of course important, but if we interpret freedom of speech too broadly, it also includes the right to spread false opinions."[5]

Insider trading

The company "Analytisk Kommentar A/S" was founded in 1986 by the couple Gro Harlem and Arne Olav Brundtland and their children to engage in stock speculation and sell commentary articles. It was never registered in a proper regulatory manner. And by 1990, the company had not submitted a single financial statement. Nor had it reported any changes in the business area, capital increase, new board composition or new business manager. The case was never properly explored by Norwegian media, but there would be very few stock transactions under the auspices of the company that would not clash with insider trading laws, given her political position. The Prime Minister's spouse also used it to sell syndicated commentary activities, again raising the possibility of insider knowledge, or indirect financial payoffs to the PM.[6][7]


Events Participated in

A Spreading Plague14 February 201914 February 2019Germany
Munich Security Conference/2019
Tabletop simulation of a global biological warfare attack predicting an apocalyptic outcome. Included several senior pandemic planners. Held February 2019.
Atlantic Storm14 January 200514 January 2005New York
A scenario designed to mimic a summit of transatlantic leaders forced to respond to a bioterrorist attack. Recommended militarization, vaccination and stockpiling drugs. Held January 2005.
Bilderberg/198214 May 198216 May 1982Norway
The 30th Bilderberg, held in Norway.
Bilderberg/198313 May 198315 May 1983Canada
Château Montebello
The 31st Bilderberg, held in Canada
Brussels Forum/201026 March 201028 March 2010Belgium
Yearly discreet get-together of huge amount of transatlantic politicians, media and military and corporations, under the auspices of the CIA and NATO-close German Marshall Fund.
Munich Security Conference/20156 February 20158 February 2015Germany
"400 high-ranking decision-makers in international politics, including some 20 heads of state and government as well as more than 60 foreign and defence ministers, met in Munich to discuss current crises and conflicts."
Munich Security Conference/202014 February 202016 February 2020Germany
The 56th Munich Security Conference, in 2020, "welcomed an unprecedented number of high-ranking international decision-makers."
Munich Security Conference/202317 February 202319 February 2023Germany
Annual conference of mid-level functionaries from the military-industrial complex - politicians, propagandists and lobbyists. The real decisions are made by deep politicians behind the scenes, elsewhere.
Munich Security Conference/202416 February 202418 February 2024Germany
Annual conference of mid-level functionaries from the military-industrial complex - politicians, propagandists and lobbyists - in their own bubble, far from the concerns of their subjects
Preventing Global Catastrophic Biological Risks14 February 202016 February 2020Germany
Munich Security Conference
Simulation of a global influenza pandemic predicting an apocalyptic outcome. Held February 2020, with a who-is-who of pandemic planners. Held February 2020.
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