Vidar Helgesen

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Vidar Helgesen
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Minister of the Environment
In office
16 December 2015 – 17 January 2018
Prime MinisterErna Solberg
Preceded byTine Sundtoft
Succeeded byOla Elvestuen
Minister at the Office of the Prime Minister
In office
16 October 2013 – 16 December 2015
Prime MinisterErna Solberg
Preceded byKarl Eirik Schjøtt-Pedersen
Succeeded byJulie Brodtkorb
Personal details
Born (1968-11-21) 21 November 1968 (age 50)
Bodø, Norway
Political partyConservative Party

Vidar Helgesen (born 21 November 1968) is a Norwegian diplomat and politician for the Conservative party. He was appointed Minister of Climate and the Environment on 16 December 2015, having served as Chief of Staff to Prime Minister Erna Solberg from 2013 to 2015.

He served as Secretary-General of the International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance from 2005 to 2013.[1]


  1. ^ Vidar Helgesen, Retrieved 15 October 2013. Archived at Webcite

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