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Uno Westerlund

Uno Westerlund, Swedish trade union official. Recipient Das Grosse Verdienstkreuz, Germany, 1992. Member National Board Universities and Colleges in Sweden, 1982—1988; president planning committee for technical and science, Sweden, 1987—1988; member Economic and Social Community of European Union, since 1965.

Background

  • Westerlund, Uno was born on April 9, 1942 in Manjärv, Sweden. Son of Frans and Anna Westerlund.

  • Education

    • Doctor of Philosophy, Uppsala University, Sweden, 1973.

    Career

    • Teacher Uppsala University, 1965—1968, researcher, 1968—1971. Administrator Umeå (Sweden) University, 1971—1973. Trade union official Trade Union confederation (TCO), Stockholm, 1973—1988.

      Labor councilor Swedish Embassy, Bonn, Germany, 1988—1992. Deputy director Swedish Trade Union Office, Brussels, 1992—1993. International secretary TCO, Stockholm, since 1993.

    Membership

    Member National Board Universities and Colleges in Sweden, 1982—1988. President planning committee for technical and science, Sweden, 1987—1988. Member Economic and Social Community of European Union, since 1965.

    Personality

    Interests

    Birdwatching, history.

    Connections

    • Married Monica Franzén, May 7, 1966. Children: Ylva, Torbjörn, Staffan.
    • father: Frans Westerlund
    • mother: Anna Westerlund
    • spouse: Monica Franzén
    • children: Ylva Westerlund
    • Torbjörn Westerlund
    • Staffan Westerlund
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    Born April 9, 1942
    (age 75)
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    • 1973
      Uppsala University
    • 1971 - 1973
      administrator, Ume+N (Sweden) University
    • 1973 - 1988
      trade union official Trade Union Confedn. (TCO)
      Stockholm, Stockholms Lan, Sweden
    • 1988 - 1992
      labor councilor Swedish Embassy
      Bonn, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
    • 1992 - 1993
      deputy director, Swedish Trade Union Office
      Brussels, Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest, Belgium
    • 1993
      intern, ational secretary TCO
      Stockholm, Stockholms Lan, Sweden

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