Senior Adviser, Norway Ministry of Childhood, Equality and Social Inclusion, Norway.
Ms Jorun Hjertø works in the area of family policies and gender equality, dealing with anti-discrimination as well as mainstreaming and policy development. She holds a graduate degree in political science from the University of Bergen, on the issue of women in decision-making. She has served as head of project of the Equal Pay Commission appointed by the Government in 2006. She had a secondment as a national expert to the European Commission, Employment and Social Affairs Directorate for three years. She was further head of project of the Nordic programme on Equal pay for women and men in the Nordic countries.
Ms Hjertø spoke about Policy Approach at National Level in Session C2: LEVERAGING POLICIES AND LEGISLATION The Norwegian experience at the Gender Summit 1 EU (GS1EU).