Opening Ceremony

Mads Nygaard, Ingunn Trosholmen, ISÁK, John Steinmark, Laila Bokhari

9:00-9:15, May 30, 2022

Formal opening by Mads Nygaard, Chair of the board of Wexfo and Ingunn Trosholmen, mayor of Lillehammer. Music by ISÁK. Moderators: John Steinmark and Laila Bokhari.

Ingunn Trosholmen

Ingunn Trosholmen (Labor Party) took over the mayoral position in Lillehammer after the election in 2019. Trosholmen is a trained teacher, as well as a social...

John Steinmark

Coordinator for the Freedom of Expression Committee in Börsenverein, The German Publishers and Booksellers Association, and Freedom of Expression Week from 20...

Laila Bokhari

Academic, diplomat and politician. Former deputy minister/state secretary with the Office of the Prime Minister and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Norway. ...

Mads Nygaard

Chair of World Expression Forum. Publisher and president of Aschehoug. Twenty years of experience in the publishing industry. Former CEO and vice president of ...