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Nobel Peace Prize Committee leader passes. Norway’s Kaci Kullmann Five, former head of the Conservative Party (H), dies, aged 65. Ms Five, who became leader of the Norwegian Nobel Committee in 2015, passed after losing her battle against breast cancer. She fell ill again last autumn, with some of the events that she had to cancel in connection with this being arrangements concerning the December 2016 Peace Prize ceremony.

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Nobel Peace Prize Committee leader passes

Published on Monday, 20th February, 2017 at 09:23 under the news category, by Michael Sandelson   .
Last Updated on 27th February 2017 at 11:48.

Norway’s Kaci Kullmann Five, former head of the Conservative Party (H), dies, aged 65.

Kaci Kullmann Five, Nobel Committee leader
Karin Cecilie "Kaci" Kullmann Five and Olav Njølstad from The Norwegian Nobel Committee at the announcement of the Nobel Peace Price for 2016 at the Nobel Institute in Oslo.Kaci Kullmann Five, Nobel Committee leader
Photo: Astrid Carlsen (WMNO)/Creative Commons Licence


Ms Five, who became leader of the Norwegian Nobel Committee in 2015, passed after losing her battle against breast cancer.

She fell ill again last autumn, with some of the events that she had to cancel in connection with this being arrangements concerning the December 2016 Peace Prize ceremony.

The late Karin Cecilie "Kaci" Kullmann Five was also Minister of Trade and Shipping in Conservative Prime Minister Jan P. Syse’s Cabinet between 1989 and 1990.

She was head of the Conservative Party from 1991 to 1994 and its first female leader.           



Published on Monday, 20th February, 2017 at 09:23 under the news category, by Michael Sandelson   .
Last updated on 27th February 2017 at 11:48.

This post has the following tags: nobelpeaceprize, oslo, paywall.





  
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