Knut Vollebæk served as Norway's ambassador to the U.S. from 2001 to 2007. He held the position of Minister of Foreign Affairs in Prime Minister Bondevik’s first government from 1997 to 2000 as a representative of the Christian Democratic Party (KrF). Before that, Mr. Vollebæk was a career diplomat.
To learn more about this interviewee, please consult the links below.
- Biography from the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe.
- Vollebæk testifies in front of the UN International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia in 2002.
- United Nations Security Council Resolution on Terrorist Attacks on the United States (2001)
- Measures taken by Norway after the terrorist attacks against the USA (2001)
- Norway may rethink opposition to EU membership after Bush's reelection (November 5, 2004)
- Reasons the Conservatives are in favor of Norwegian EU membership (September 21, 2007)