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Bondevik to open the GVU in June

Kjell Magne Bondevik, the Norwegian Prime Minister, is to open the GVU at GRID-Arendal at an offical opening ceremony June 17. You can follow the opening live on the GVU web site.

The doors of the Global Virtual University (GVU) will officially be open from June 17 when the Norwegian Prime Minster, Kjell Magne Bondevik visits the GVU. Together with him, Rector Hans van Ginkel from the United Nations University (UNU), the under executive director of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Shafqat Kakakhel, and the director of the GVU Harald Holt, will join forces with representatives from GVU partner universities in endorsing this event.

The opening follows a two-days workshop on the development of the GVU at the premises of GRID-Arendal.

The ceremony will be filmed live and can be viewed on the GVU web site on the morning of June 17 where a link will be established.

Be sure to view this historic event and keep updated on any news regarding the GVU at this site.

Wednesday 28 May 2003
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