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Liv Tørres

Executive Director


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Liv Tørres is Executive Director at the Nobel Peace Center. She is former General Secretary of the Norwegian People’s Aid. Previous engagements include political advisor for Minister of Labour and Social Inclusion (Labour Party); research director at the research institute Fafo; associate professor at the University of Oslo and senior advisor at the Research Council of Norway. Tørres holds a PhD in political science from the University of Oslo. She has worked many years on issues such as international labour markets, trade unionism, development policy and democratization. She lived and worked for many years in South Africa and is also visiting professor at Wits University in Johannesburg South Africa. She serves as board member of Utøya AS , and is a jury member forthe Arthur Svensson international prize for trade union rights. She is an active voice in the Norwegian contemporary debate, within topics related to foreign policy, the refugee crisis and the role of leadership in an unstable world. (Photo: Erik M. Sundt / Nobel Peace Center)