The head of the Council of Europe thorbj?rn Jagland resigned as head of the Norwegian Nobel division, each year awards the Nobel peace prize, now this post is a Norwegian politician Karin Kullman the Phoebe.
Of the decision taken on the results of the annual meeting of the members of the Department, She announced herself, reports a news Agency." in his first statement I would like to note that thorbj?rn Jagland for six years copes with the duties of a Department head. This is the General opinion of all its members ", - told reporters the Phoebe, Recalling that Jagland will still be from the Department, which consists of five people. Karin Cecille (kasi) Collman the Phoebe in the recent past has been a noticeable figure on the Norwegian political scene. She held a Ministerial post in the early 90-ies of the previous century was the head of the Norwegian conservative party Here ", which is now in power from the ruling coalition. Meanwhile, Phoebe is already more than fifteen years do not actively participate in public and political life. As a rule, it is deserved, but already retired policy and are nominated by their parties in the members of the Nobel division. Thorbj?rn Jagland has chaired the Committee since 2009. For five years he combined this honored with the post of Secretary General of the Council of Europe, which he would take and the next 5 years. Himself Jagland has stated many times that the combination of 2 posts he does not see anything wrong, but the Norwegian press and certain local politicians saw in this fact grounds for conflict of interest, the most in connection with the current situation in Ukraine. In the last few years also many times opinions about what looks Jagland significantly affect the choice of the winners. For those years that the Secretary General of the Council of Europe headed the Committee awarded the peace prize has become the European Union and the head of Barack Obama. Both of these decisions were extremely critically acclaimed in many countries. Jagland, for example, remembered that as Prime Minister of Norway (he held this post in 1996-1997) and leader of the Norwegian Labour party, he was an active supporter of European integration despite the fact that the vast majority of the population are against joining the EU. The conclusion About the awarding of the prize to Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo, adopted in 2010, also turned in a loud mess. Relations between Norway and China since then are in a "frozen" state. The Chinese side is many times required from the government of Norway resignation Jagland. According to the last will of Alfred Nobel, the peace prize, unlike the 4 other awards, officially named after him, is not in Stockholm and in Oslo. In his own Testament scholar showed that the decision to award obliged to accept the Committee of five persons appointed by the Norwegian Parliament. According to tradition, the Department consists of veterans of the Norwegian policy, to the same Department, As a rule, reflects the balance of power in Parliament. In Norway, more often the voices of those who wished to observe from the Department not only politicians.