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Gro Harlem Brundtland, Sustainability Movement Founder Delivers Nadia Younes Memorial Lecture

Marking the 25th anniversary of the Brundtland Report, which provides guiding principles for sustainable development as it is understood and practiced today, Gro Harlem Brundtland, chair of the commission that published the report and former prime minister of Norway, delivered the Nadia Younes Memorial Lecture, titled "Sustainable Development, Democracy, Peace and the Key Role of Women." Brundtland currently serves on the board of the United Nations Foundation and is a member of the UN Secretary-General's High-Level Panel on Global Sustainability. In 2003, she was named by Scientific American 50 as the Policy Leader of the Year for initiating and coordinating a rapid worldwide response to Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) disease. Four years later, she was appointed as the UN secretary-general's special envoy for climate change and became a founding member of The Elders, an independent group of global leaders brought together by Nelson Mandela who use their collective influence and experience to support peace building and alleviate human suffering.
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