Aasland Morten - Norway

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Senior Adviser Foreign Affairs, The Office of the Prime Minister, Norway

Morten Aasland is a Senior Adviser on International and Security Affairs at the Prime Minister’s Office, Oslo. His present position includes overall responsibility (together with two colleagues) for the Norwegian Prime Minister’s international responsibilities and programme, including policy development, speechwriting, and the Prime Minister’s international agenda.

His main areas of work are European and International security, European Policy, and global issues, including UN and development issues.

Previously, Morten Aasland worked as an Official in the Norwegian Foreign Service, with postings in Stockholm, Vienna and Santiago de Chile. His professional background is primarily in European Security and NATO-affairs, Arms Control and East-West (end of 1980s), European Policy, Latin America