SWEDEN, 2 NOV 2023: The board leader of the Swedish Nobel Prize foundation, Vidar Helgesen, is stepping down, after a year of stormy weather. Earlier this year, Helgesen was leading in the decision that the Nobel Prize ceremony organiser would invite the ambassadors of Russia, Iran and Belarus as well. Strong political and public pressure, made the organisation come back on this decision. Helgesen has accepted a new job as Chairman for the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission, and Assisting Director for UNESCO.

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