Anders Wijkman


Anders Wijkman

Anders Ivar Sven Wijkman (born 30 September 1944 in Stockholm) is a Swedish politician and Member of the European Parliament. He is a member of the Christian Democrats, part of the European People's Party - European Democrats group.

He sits on the European Parliament's Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety. He is also a substitute for the Committee on Development, a member of the delegation to the ACP-EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly, and a substitute for the delegation for relations with the United States.

Career

* University degree (1967)
* Secretary-General of the Swedish Red Cross (1979-1988) and the Swedish Society for Nature Conservation (1989-1991)
* Director-General of the Swedish Agency for Research Cooperation with Developing Countries (1992-1994)
* Ambassador, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (since 1998)
* Member of the Swedish Parliament (1971-1978)
* Vice-Chairman of Committee on Development and Cooperation (2002-2004)
* Assistant Secretary-General of united Nations and Policy Director of UNDP (1995-1997)
* Member of the Club of Rome
* Member of International Factor 10 Club
* Member of the International Academy of Arts and Science
* Member of the Board of Lead International
* Member of the Swedish Royal Academy of Sciences
* Member of the Royal Academy of Agriculture and Forestry, Sweden
* Chairman of the board of the National Museum of Natural History
* Chairman of the Board of the ZERI Foundation
* Member of the European Parliament since 1999

External links

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* [http://wwwdb.europarl.eu.int/ep6/owa/whos_mep.data?ilg=EN&iucd=4276 European Parliament biography]
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