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Vidar Helgesen (born 21 November 1968) is a Norwegian diplomat and politician for the Conservative party. He was appointed Minister of Climate and the Environment on 16 December 2015, having served as Chief of Staff to Prime Minister Erna Solberg from 2013 to 2015.

Vidar Helgesen
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Minister of Climate and the Environment
Assumed office
16 December 2015
Prime Minister Erna Solberg
Preceded by Tine Sundtoft
Minister at the Office of Prime Minister
In office
16 October 2013 – 16 December 2015
Prime Minister Erna Solberg
Preceded by Karl Eirik Schjøtt-Pedersen
Succeeded by Julie Brodtkorb
Personal details
Born (1968-11-21) 21 November 1968 (age 49)
Bodø, Norway
Nationality Norwegian
Political party Conservative Party

He served as Secretary-General of the International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance from 2005 to 2013.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Vidar Helgesen,Idea.int. Retrieved 15 October 2013. Archived at Webcite

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