Karin Bruzelius

Supreme Court Justice / Member of the Expert Committee / Former President of the Norwegian Association for Women’s Rights

Karin Bruzelius is a former supreme court justice in Norway and a former President of the Norwegian Association for Women’s Rights.

Before her appointment as supreme court justice in 1997, she served as a Director-General in the Ministry of Justice and as Secretary-General (Permanent Secretary) of the Ministry of Transport and Communications. She was chair of the Petroleum Price Board (1987–2004) and served as a member of the Permanent Court of Arbitration at The Hague (2004–2010). She is currently affiliated with the Scandinavian Institute of Maritime Law.

Bruzelius had a key role in the establishment of the Norwegian Women’s Lobby and is a member of the Expert Committee. She is responsible for the Norwegian Women’s Lobby’s shadow report to the CEDAW Committee.