Per G. Stavnum

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Per Gullik Stavnum (26 December 1941 – 14 April 2012) was a Norwegian diplomat.

He was born in Oslo, and is a cand.jur. by education. He started working for the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs in 1969.[1] He became assistant secretary in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs before started working for the Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation, including a tenure as the agency representative in New Dehli. He was acting deputy under-secretary of state in the Ministry of Development Cooperation,[2] then served as deputy under-secretary of state in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs from 1989 to 1991.[1]

He was the Norwegian ambassador to Lithuania from 1991 to 1996, to Vietnam from 2000 to 2005 and to Zimbabwe from 2005 to 2008.[1] He was decorated as a Knight, First Class of the Order of St. Olav. He died on 14 April 2012.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Per G. Stavnum". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Retrieved 28 April 2012. 
  2. ^ a b Kolberg, Aud (20 April 2012). "Per Gullik Stavnum". Aftenposten (in Norwegian).