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Borge Brende
Borge Brende is Foreign Minister of Norway.

Entries by Borge Brende

The Time Has Never Been More Right for Sustainable Development

(0) Comments | Posted September 30, 2015 | 1:38 PM

Cross-posted from The Guardian.

The general assembly of the United Nations has given its blessing to building a better world with the launch of the sustainable development goals -- or the SDGs, as they have been tagged in the acronym-festooned corridors of global diplomacy. It has taken...

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Africa, the Next Asia?

(1) Comments | Posted June 19, 2013 | 11:50 AM

The era of pessimism is over in Africa. In eight of the last 10 years, the African "lion" economies have grown faster than even the Asian "tigers," and certainly more than most economies in the West. But if this growth is not invested in human capital and diversifying economies, there...

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