State Secretary Audun Halvorsen (Conservative Party)

E-mail Audun.halvorsen@mfa.no

Marital status: Married, two children

CV

Work experience

2017 -

State Secretary to Minister of Foreign Affairs Ine Eriksen Søreide. Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

2013 – 2017

Political Adviser to Minister of Defence Ine Eriksen Søreide. Norwegian Ministry of Defence.

2008 – 2013

Political Adviser on defence policy and foreign affairs for the Conservative Party, Parliamentary Group.

2007 – 2008

Political Adviser on defence policy, scrutiny and constitutional affairs for the Conservative Party, Parliamentary Group.

2004 – 2007

Research assistant at the University of Oslo, Department of Political Science.

Education

2011 -

Participant at the Norwegian Defence University College, Information   Course

1998 - 2003

Cand Mag. Degree in Political Science, Public Law and Private Law from the University of Oslo.

Political background

2004 - 2013

Various party and elected positions for The Conservative Party  in Oslo

2005 - 2013

Member of the editorial board for Minerva (journal)

2003 - 2006

Vice-president, Youth Atlantic Treaty Association (Yata)

Other experience

2011

Information course, Norwegian Defence University College

1997 – 1998

Military service, Norwegian Army