Former minister, 22.10.2009

Published during: Stoltenberg's 2nd Government

Publisher: Ministry of Children, Equality and Social Inclusion

Status: Archived

Minister of Children, Equality and Social Inclusion Audun Lysbakken (Soc.)

Foto: Scanpix

Address: Akersgata 59 Postboks 8036 Dep 0030 Oslo
E-mail:
Telephone: 22 24 24 01

Audun Lysbakken is the minister responsible for children's affairs and integration issues. On 20 Oct. 2009 he assumed leadership of the Ministry of Children and Equality as well as the integration and diversity department of the Ministry of Labour and Social Inclusion.

 

                        Storting term
2001 - 2005 Representative of Hordaland
Membership in parliamentary committees
2001 - 2005 Finance Committee, member
2001 - 2005 Election Committee, substitute member
Education
1993 - 1996 Bergens Handelsgymnasium, general studies
1996 - 1998 University of Bergen, course of study in French and comparative politics
Positions held
2008 - 2009 Chair, Programme Committee, Socialist Left Party
2005 - Deputy Chair, Socialist Left Party
2000 - 2002 Deputy Chair, Socialist Youth League of Norway
1998 - 2000 Chair, Hodaland Socialist Youth League of Norway
1996 - 1998 Board member, Bergen Socialist Left Party
Professional experience
2000 - 2001 Klassekampen, journalist
1999 - 2000 Norsk Økologisk Landbrukslag, civil servant promoting organic agriculture
Public service
2007 - 2008

Member, Mannspanelet, a comission on men's quality of life

2006 - 2008 Member, Development Comission
1999 - 2000 Member, Board fo Representatives, Greater Bergen Housing Association
1999 - 2000 Member, Board of Representatives, BIR, the Bergen area's inter-municipal waste management company
1999 - 2000 Member, Bergen City Council