Kaci Kullmann Five
|Chairwoman of the Norwegian Nobel Committee|
3 March 2015 –19 February 2017
|Preceded by||Thorbjørn Jagland|
|Succeeded by||Berit Reiss-Andersen|
|Leader of the Conservative Party|
20 April 1991 –10 April 1994
|Deputy||John G. Bernander|
|Preceded by||Jan P. Syse|
|Succeeded by||Jan Petersen|
1 January 1988 –22 January 1988
|Preceded by||Rolf Presthus|
|Succeeded by||Jan P. Syse|
|Member of the Norwegian Parliament|
1 October 1981 –30 September 1997
|Minister of Trade and Shipping|
16 October 1989 –3 November 1990
|Prime Minister||Jan P. Syse|
|Preceded by||Jan Balstad|
|Succeeded by||Eldrid Nordbø|
|First Deputy Leader of the Conservative Party|
25 August 1984 –22 January 1988
|Leader|| Erling Norvik |
|Preceded by||Håkon Randal|
|Succeeded by||Wenche Frogn Sellæg|
|Second Deputy Leader of the Conservative Party|
19 March 1982 –25 August 1984
|Preceded by||Astrid Gjertsen|
|Succeeded by||Arne Skauge|
Karin Cecilie Kullman
13 April 1951
|Died||19 February 2017 65) (aged|
|Spouse(s)||Carsten O. Five (1972–2017;her death)|
|Alma mater||University of Oslo|
Karin Cecilie "Kaci" Kullmann Five (pronounced [ˈkɑːsɪˈkʉlːmɑn ˈfiːvə] ;[ tone? ] 13 April 1951 – 19 February 2017) was a Norwegian politician for the Conservative Party. She served as a Member of Parliament from 1981 to 1997,as Minister of Trade and Shipping in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs from 1989 to 1990 and as leader of the Conservative Party from 1991 to 1994. After she left politics in 1997,she held roles in private business,ran her own consultancy and was a board member of Statoil and other companies and organisations.
She was elected by the Storting as a member of the Norwegian Nobel Committee in 2003,became a board member of the Nobel Foundation in 2009 and served as chairwoman of the Norwegian Nobel Committee from 2015 until her death;in this capacity she was responsible for awarding the Nobel Peace Prize.
Five was born Karin Cecilie Kullmann in Bærum,the daughter of a dentist,and was better known by the nickname "Kaci" (pronounced [kasi] ). After finishing upper secondary school at Nadderud in 1969 she was educated in law,French language and political science,and graduated with the cand.polit. degree in political science at the University of Oslo in 1981. Before she entered politics she was a consultant at the Norwegian Confederation of Norwegian Enterprise (NHO). In 1972 she married Carsten O. Five,former editor of the finance magazine Dine Penger . They have two children. 
In early 2014,she was diagnosed with breast cancer and began treatment for it.  While her initial prognosis was good,the illness worsened,and in 2016 she had to cancel several appearances. 
Five died on 19 February 2017 from breast cancer,aged 65. She was survived by her husband and two children. 
Five was member of the municipal council of Bærum 1975–81 and then served as deputy leader of the Executive Committee for Education. From 1977-79 she was the first female President of the Norwegian Young Conservatives.[ citation needed ]
She was a member of the Norwegian parliament,the Storting,from 1981 to 1997. She was Deputy Chairwoman of the Conservative Opposition 1986-1989,and again 1990-1991. From 1982 to 1988 she also served as Deputy Party Chairwoman. She served as Minister of Trade and Shipping in the Cabinet Syse from 1989 to 1990. In 1991 she was elected chairwoman of the Conservative Party,succeeding Jan P. Syse,but resigned after four years in 1994. 
After leaving parliament in 1997,Five served as Managing Director in Aker RGI until 2001,and since 2002 remained active as an independent consultant. She was a member of the Board of Directors of several large companies and organisations,including Statoil,Norway's largest petroleum company,Scheiblers Legacy,SOS Kinderdorf Norway and Radio Channel P4. 
Kaci Kullmann Five was elected by the Storting as a deputy member of the Norwegian Nobel Committee,which awards the Nobel Peace Prize,for the term 2000–03. In 2003,she was elected as one of the five regular members and was reelected up until her death in 2017. In March 2015,she was elected by the committee as its new chairperson,succeeding Thorbjørn Jagland,marking the first time in the history of the 1900 founded committee that the incumbent chairman was replaced without retiring deliberately. From 2009 until 2017,she was one of the seven regular board members of the Sweden-based Nobel Foundation,which has the overall responsibility for all the five Nobel Prizes. 
As a member of the Norwegian Nobel Committee,she was involved in the decisions to award the Nobel Peace Prize to,among others,Shirin Ebadi,Al Gore,Martti Ahtisaari,Barack Obama,Liu Xiaobo and the European Union. She praised Thorbjørn Jagland for his leadership of the Nobel committee and stated that she supported all the prizes awarded when Jagland was chairman. She harshly criticized the People's Republic of China over its treatment of Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo;she demanded that the Chinese communist regime releases Liu Xiaobo and "stops persecuting his wife." 
Thorbjørn Jagland is a Norwegian politician from the Labour Party. He served as the secretary general of the Council of Europe from 2009 to 2019. He served as the 32nd prime minister of Norway from 1996 to 1997,as the minister of Foreign Affairs from 2000 to 2001 and as the president of the Storting from 2005 to 2009.
Jan Peder Syse (help·info) was a Norwegian lawyer and politician from the Conservative Party. He was the 31st prime minister of Norway from 1989 to 1990. He also served as the minister of Industry from 1983 to 1985. Syse was the president of the Lagting 1993–1997. Syse was the president of the Nordic Council in 1988 and 1993. He served in the Norwegian parliament for over 25 years until his sudden death from a cerebral hemorrhage in 1997.
The Norwegian Nobel Committee selects the recipients of the Nobel Peace Prize each year on behalf of Swedish industrialist Alfred Nobel's estate,based on instructions of Nobel's will.
The Conservative Party is a liberal-conservative political party in Norway. It is the major party of the Norwegian centre-right,and was the leading party in government as part of the Solberg cabinet from 2013 to 2021. The current party leader is former Prime Minister Erna Solberg. The party is a member of the International Democrat Union and an associate member of the European People's Party.
Kristin Clemet is a Norwegian politician for Høyre,Norway's Conservative Party.
Berit Reiss-Andersen is a Norwegian lawyer,author and former politician for the Norwegian Labour Party. She is chairman of the Norwegian Nobel Committee,the 5-member committee that awards the Nobel Peace Prize. She is also a board member of the Nobel Foundation,which has the overall responsibility for all the five Nobel Prizes. She served as state secretary for the Minister of Justice and Police from 1996 to 1997 and as President of the Norwegian Bar Association from 2008 to 2012. She has co-authored two crime novels with former Minister of Justice Anne Holt. She is currently a partner at DLA Piper's Oslo office.
Kai Henning Gjesdal Henriksen was a Norwegian businessman. A former politician for the Conservative Party of Norway,and having served a period as the chief executive officer of Storebrand Bank,Henriksen was CEO of the Norwegian government-owned wine and spirits retail monopoly company,AS Vinmonopolet from 2006 until his death in 2016.
Barbro Lill Hætta-Jacobsen is a Norwegian politician for the Labour Party.
Martin Kolberg is a Norwegian politician for the Labour Party. He served as the party secretary from 2002 until 2009. He was an MP until 2021.
The 2013 Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons,for their "extensive work to eliminate chemical weapons". The award citation indicated the organization was awarded the prize,because they “have defined the use of chemical weapons as taboo under international law. Recent events in Syria,where chemical weapons have again been put to use,have underlined the need to enhance the efforts to do away with such weapons.”The committee criticized Russia and the United States for not meeting the extended deadline for destruction of its chemical weapons,and noted that certain countries "are still not members". The OPCW was the 22nd organization to be awarded the prize.
Kari Garmann is a Norwegian politician for the Conservative Party.
Carsten Ole Five is a Norwegian financial adviser,editor and former politician for the Conservative Party. He was married to the politician Kaci Kullmann Five.
The 2015 Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to the Tunisian National Dialogue Quartet for "its decisive contribution to the building of a pluralistic democracy in Tunisia in the wake of the Jasmine Revolution of 2011".
Aadel Lampe was a Norwegian women's rights leader,liberal politician,teacher for deaf children and suffragist in the late 19th and early 20th century. She was elected as a deputy member of the Storting in 1922,as one of the first women elected to the Norwegian parliament,and served as President of the Norwegian Association for Women's Rights from 1922 to 1926.
The 2016 Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to the President of Colombia Juan Manuel Santos "for his resolute efforts to bring the country’s more than 50-year-long civil war to an end,a war that has cost the lives of at least 220,000 Colombians and displaced close to six million people." The conflict is the longest running war,and last remaining guerrilla struggle,in the Americas. The Nobel Peace Prize is awarded annually to those who have "done the most or the best work for fraternity between nations,for the abolition or reduction of standing armies and for the holding and promotion of peace congresses". The announcement was made on 7 October at a press conference at the Nobel Peace Center,and the formal award ceremony took place on 10 December at the Oslo City Hall.
Liv Kari Eskeland is a Norwegian politician for the Conservative Party. She served as mayor in Stord from 2007 to 2015,met regularly as deputy member of the Storting from 2017 to 2021,and was elected ordinary representative to the Storting from 2021.
The 2019 Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to the prime minister of Ethiopia Abiy Ahmed "for his efforts to achieve peace and international cooperation,and in particular for his decisive initiative to resolve the border conflict with neighbouring Eritrea." The award was announced by the Norwegian Nobel Committee on 11 October 2019.
The 2020 Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to the World Food Programme by the Norwegian Nobel Committee. The announcement was made on Friday 9 October at 11:00 CEST.
Beret Bråten is a Norwegian sociologist,political scientist and Labour Party politician. She was deputy leader of the Labour Party's youth wing,the Workers' Youth League (1992–1994),and was a political adviser in the Prime Minister's Office and a close confidant of prime minister Thorbjørn Jagland during his tenure from 1996 to 1997. From 2020 she is vice president of the Norwegian Association for Women's Rights. Bråten holds a PhD in political science and is a senior researcher at the Fafo Foundation and an associate professor at the University of Oslo.