FORA.tv Speaker - Connie Hedegaard

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Biography

Connie Hedegaard started her political career in 1984 as a member of Parliament in Denmark for the Conservative Peoples' Party. Before joining the European Commission, she had been minister for environment (2004-2007), minister for Nordic cooperation (2005-07), and minister for climate & energy (2007-09). From 1990-2004, Ms. Hedegaard worked as a journalist for several Danish media outlets. From 1998-2004, she anchored the evening news magazine Deadline, part of the Danish Broadcasting Cooperation (DR). From 1994-98, she was head of DR's Radio Newsroom. Ms. Hedegaard has been a member and chairman of several boards and associations within the fields of democratization, journalism, and international affairs. She has been a GMF fellow since 1986.

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Climate Change: What Will it Take?

03.28.10 | 01:11:03 min | 7 comments