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Norway PM details 22 July Commission. Norwegian Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg has announced the members of the independent government-appointed commission to examine the 22 July twin attacks. “The commission will conduct an independent and broad review, as well as an evaluation to learn from the attacks on government headquarters and Utøya. These is to allow Norwegian society to avert, and meet future attacks in the best possible way, as well as guard its important values of openness and democracy,” says the Prime Minister. Heading the 10-person independent body is Alexandra Bech Gjørv, Partner at law firm Hjort, and former Executive Director of Hydro, amongst other positions.

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Norway PM details 22 July Commission

Published on Friday, 12th August, 2011 at 14:19 under the news category, by Michael Sandelson   .
Last Updated on 11th October 2011 at 13:53.

Norwegian Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg has announced the members of the independent government-appointed commission to examine the 22 July twin attacks.

Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg
Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg
Photo: Statsministerenskontor/Flickr


“The commission will conduct an independent and broad review, as well as an evaluation to learn from the attacks on government headquarters and Utøya. These is to allow Norwegian society to avert, and meet future attacks in the best possible way, as well as guard its important values of openness and democracy,” says the Prime Minister.

Heading the 10-person independent body is Alexandra Bech Gjørv, Partner at law firm Hjort, and former Executive Director of Hydro, amongst other positions.

Some of the commission’s other members are ex Hordaland Police Chief Ragnar Line Auglend, London-born Norwegian-Pakistani terror researcher Laila Bokhari , former NSB CEO Einar Enger, researcher and journalist in VG Guri Hjeltnes.

Linda Motrøen Paulsen, Vice-President of the Norwegian Red Cross, Vadsø County physician Karin Straume, and Lieutenant-General Torgeir Hagen, former head of the military’s intelligence service.

The only foreigner, apart from one unnamed man for now, is Hanne Bech Hansen, former Copenhagen Police Director. At today’s press conference, the Prime Minister said, ”This is because the Nordic Countries have more of a comparable situation, and work will be easier, language-wise.”

Commision-leader Alexandra Bech Gjørv said “our their main dilemma is handling so many and conflicting reports from all involved, and how to come with clear recommendations.”



Published on Friday, 12th August, 2011 at 14:19 under the news category, by Michael Sandelson   .
Last updated on 11th October 2011 at 13:53.

This post has the following tags: 22julycommission, oslobombing, utoeyashootings, primeministerjensstoltenberg.





  
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