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172 Reynolds, One World Divisible, p. 383; Fiona Venn, ‘InternationalCo-operation versus
National Self-interest: The United States and Europe during the 1973–1974 Oil
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173 All of this was summarised for Kissinger by the US Ambassador to
equality of women, and
internationalco-operation. Her report as Chair of the UN World Commission
on the Environment and Development (1987) established the concept of
sustainable growth. She was a leading figure in the 1995 UN womens’
conference in China, and was appointed Director-General of the WHO in 1998.
A pro-European, she was unable to mobilise the majority of Norwegians to
agree to entry of the EU, but remains a popular