Workers' Youth League (Norway)


Workers' Youth League (Norway)

Infobox Political Youth Organization
name_english = Workers' Youth League
logo =
chairperson = Martin Henriksen
colorcode = Red
foundation = April, 1927
headquarters =
ideology = Democratic Socialism
international = International Union of Socialist Youth, IUSY
regional1_type = European
regional1_name = Young European Socialists, ECOSY
student =
secretary =
mother_party = Norwegian Labour Party
website = [http://www.auf.no auf.no]

Arbeidernes Ungdomsfylking (Workers' Youth League) is the youth wing of the Norwegian Labour Party. AUF was formed in April 1927, following the merger of Left Communist Youth League and Socialist Youth League of Norway. The organization is based upon democratic socialist ideals.

The current leader of AUF is Martin Henriksen. Some of the former leaders of AUF have went on to become prime minister or take on other cabinet posts or other political offices.

Organization

AUF is the largest political youth organization in Norway today.

Chairpersons of AUF

Martin Henriksen (2006-)
Gry Larsen (2002 -2006)

Eva Kristin Hansen (2000 - 2002)

Anniken Huitfeldt (1996 - 2000)

Trond Giske (1992 - 1996)

Turid Birkeland (1989 - 1992)

Jens Stoltenberg (1985 - 1989)

Egil Knudsen (1981 - 1985)

Thorbjørn Jagland (1977 - 1981)

Sissel Rønbeck (1975 - 1977)

Rune Gerhardsen (1973 - 1975)

Bjørn Tore Godal (1971 - 1973)

Hans Raastad (1969 - 1971)

Ola Teigen (1964 - 1969)

Reiulf Steen (1961 - 1964)

Bjartmar Gjerde (1958 - 1961)

Reidar Hirsti (1955 - 1958)

Ivar Mathiesen (1952 - 1955)

Frank Andersen (1949 - 1952)

Rolf Åkervik (1946 - 1949)

Trygve Bratteli (1945 - 1946)

Other articles about the AUF

AUF membership scandal

External links

* [http://www.auf.no AUF]


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