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Secretaries General of the Council of Europe
24 June 2014

Secretary General re-elected

Norway Norway

Thorbjørn Jagland became the first Council of Europe Secretary General to win two terms following his re-election in 2014. A former Norwegian prime minister and foreign minister, he is also a member of the Norwegian Nobel Committee which awards the Nobel Peace Prize every year.