Astrid N. Heiberg


Astrid N. Heiberg born Oslo, Norway April 14, 1936. Professor of psychiatry; first woman president of International Red Cross, 1997-2001; peacemaker in Tamil-Sri Lanka war, 2003. Opposed sanctions in Balkans, 1998, and Iraq, 2003.


"Let us be clear; sanctions can kill." (May 8, 1998)

"Climate change is no longer a doomsday prophecy, it's a reality." (Grist, June 23, 1999; photo Wikpedia)