TOPACE Europe Awarded Persons 2000
- © Tower Person Award
At the occasion of the European Conference
"Home Economics in the New Millenium" in Oslo /
Norway on the 25th of November 2000.
Mrs. Grada Hellman-Tuitert
Mrs. Hellman-Tuitert coordinated the worldwide network of consumer educators (CEN) from 1982-1988. Since 1993 she has been coordinating the European Network of Consumer Educa-tors (ENCE) and edits its newsletter "NICE-Mail", the 14th issue of which appeared in November 2000. She published the first edition of the book "Promoting Consumer Education in Schools" in 1985 and the second thoroughly revised edition in 1995. Grada Hellman-Tuitert works as a consultant to a group of consumer educators under the Nordic Council of Ministers that has also funded NICE-Mail and conferences.
Mrs. Kari Holtan Nodenes
In this capacity she has in an outstanding way over 25 years contributed to the promotion of consumer education in Norway, the Nordic countries and internationally. In cooperation with Eli Karlsen from the Forbrukerradet and Ole Erik Yrvin from the Norwegian Ministry of Children und Family Affairs she is among other things involved in the Baltic-Nordic cooperation and played a central role in the organizing of the European Conference "Home Economics in the New Millenium" 23.-24. November 2000 at the University College of Akershus, Stabekk. Mrs. Nodenes is employed by the Consumer Council of Norway (Forbrukerradet).