Ingrid Fiskaa

Ingrid Fiskaa (born 16 April 1977) is a Norwegian activist and politician for the Socialist Left Party.

Ingrid Fiskaa
Ingrid Fiskaa by Maureen Lynch.jpg
Fiskaa in March 2010
Fifth Vice President of the Storting
Assumed office
9 October 2021
PresidentEva Kristin Hansen
Masud Gharahkhani
Preceded byIngjerd Schou
Member of the Storting
Assumed office
1 October 2021
ConstituencyRogaland
State Secretary for Environment and International Development
In office
20 November 2009 – 30 March 2012
Prime MinisterJens Stoltenberg
MinisterErik Solheim
Heikki Holmås
Deputy Member of the Storting
In office
1 October 2009 – 30 September 2013
ConstituencyRogaland
In office
1 October 1997 – 30 September 2005
ConstituencyRogaland
Personal details
Born (1977-04-16) 16 April 1977 (age 44)
Ringerike, Buskerud, Norway
Political partySocialist Left

Political careerEdit

Early careerEdit

She was the leader of the Socialist Youth from 2002 to 2004, and also a central committee member of the Socialist Left Party.[1] In 2007, she was a candidate to become deputy leader of the Socialist Left Party, but lost out to Bård Vegar Solhjell at the national convention.[2]

ParliamentEdit

She served as a deputy representative to the Parliament of Norway from Rogaland during the terms 1997–2001, 2001–2005, and 2009–2013. She was elected as a permanent representative following the 2021 election. She was also appointed fifth Vice President of the Storting.[3]

GovernmentEdit

In November 2009, as a part of Stoltenberg's Second Cabinet, Fiskaa was appointed State Secretary for Erik Solheim in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.[1]

OtherEdit

Fiskaa became a board member of Attac Norway in 2004, and leader of the anti-war organization Fredsinitiativet ('The Peace Initiative') in 2005.[4] She stepped down from Fredsinitiativet in 2008.[5] She has been suggested by peace activist Fredrik Heffermehl as a new member of the Norwegian Nobel Committee.[6]

Personal life and educationEdit

She hails from Bryne,[4] and has a bachelor's degree from the University of Stavanger.[7] In 2009 she graduated with a master's degree in history from the University of Oslo.[8]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Ingrid Fiskaa" (in Norwegian). Storting.
  2. ^ "Solhjell vant kampen om nestledervervet" (in Norwegian). Norwegian News Agency. 25 March 2007.
  3. ^ "Nytt presidentskap på plass i Stortinget" (in Norwegian). Adresseavisen. 9 October 2021. Retrieved 9 October 2021.
  4. ^ a b "Fakta om Ingrid Fiskaa" (in Norwegian). Norwegian News Agency. 23 February 2007.
  5. ^ Horn, Anders; Sjøli, Hans Petter (9 February 2008). "– Backet ikke opp lederen". Klassekampen (in Norwegian).
  6. ^ Dahl, Miriam Stackpole (10 October 2008). "Fredspriskuppet". Ny Tid (in Norwegian). Archived from the original on 10 December 2008. Retrieved 12 December 2008.
  7. ^ Roux, Torunn Egge (26 November 2009). "Utvikling handler om makt, ikke veldedighet". Stavanger Aftenblad (in Norwegian). p. 10.
  8. ^ "Statsmakta og Lofthusreisinga : styresmaktene si handtering av allmugereisinga i Nedenes og Bratsberg 1786-87. Fiskaa, Ingrid" (in Norwegian). DUO, University of Oslo. Retrieved 10 April 2013.
Party political offices
Preceded by Leader of the Socialist Youth
2002–2004
Succeeded by