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Mr. Aksel Jakobsen

22/06/2021

State Secretary, International Development, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Governor of the African Development Bank for Norway

Jakobsen is State Secretary of International Development for the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Prior to taking up his current post, he worked as an advisor to GAVI, the Vaccine Alliance, and he has previously acted as senior policy advisor to the Christian Democratic Party’s Parliamentary group and as political advisor to the former Minister of Health and the Minister of Labour. Jakobsen has a law degree from the University of Tromsø. 

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