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Birgitta DAHL

Minister of the Environment

Birgitta DAHL, Swedish politician. Pari. 1968; Board of directors National Housing Board; Advisory Council of Foreign Affairs.

Background

DAHL, Birgitta was born on September 20, 1937 in Ràda, Sweden. Daughter of Sven Dahl and Anna-Brita Dahl (née Axelsson).

Education

Fil. Kand., Uppsala, 1960. Spoken languages: English, French, German.

Career

First Under Secretary for International Development, 1964-1968. Then Principal Assistant Secretary, 1968-1982. Assistant, Scandinavian Institute for African Studies, 1964-1965.

Board member Uppsala Student Association, 1963 and United Student Organisations of Sweden, 1964. Trustee, the Dag Hammarskjöld, 1965-1967. Vice-Chairman, Workers’ Education Federation, Uppsala County, 1968-1974.

Member of Parliament, since 1969. Deputy member Bank Committee, Agricultural Committee, 1969-1970, Education Committee, 1971-1975 and Committee for Housing and National Resources, 197582. SAP board member Svartbàckens, Uppsala and Executive Ctte.

For Uppsala County, since 1969. Member, National Board and Exec, committee, SAP, since 1975. Municipal Cnclr.

, Uppsala, 1974-1979. Member various cttees. On education, energy and housing.

United Nations delegate, 1980-1981. Cabinet Minister of the Ministry of Industry, for Energy, 1982-1987 and for the Environment, 1986-1987. Member War Delegation, since 1986.

Minister of the Environment and of Energy, 1987-1990. Minister of the Environment, since 1990.

Membership

Pari. 1968; Board of directors National Housing Board. Advisory Council of Foreign Affairs.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Environment, international affairs, living conditions of children.

Connections

father:
Sven Dahl

mother:
Anna-Brita Dahl (née Axelsson)

spouse:
E. Kokk