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Hans Wilhelm Emblad, Swedish international civil servant. Economics diplomate. Recipient award of honour International Council on Alcohol & Addictions, San Diego, 1995; named to Order of St. Martyr Triphon of Orthodox Church of all Russia, Moscow, 1996. With Swedish Army, 1958-1959. Member New York Academy of Sciences.


Emblad, Hans Wilhelm was born on April 11, 1938 in Goteborg, Sweden. Son of Bernt and Ragna Margareta (Henriksson) Emblad.


Commercial Institute of Gothenburg, Sweden, 1957-1958. University of Barcelona, 1959-1960. Stockholm School of Economic, 1960-1965, Master of Business Administration.

Spoken languages: English, French, Spanish, German, Swedish.


Director, Program on Substance Abuse, World Health Organization since 1990. Deputy Director, Global Programme on Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, World Health Organization, Geneva, 1989-1990. Senior Director, 1986-1989, Assistant Executive Director, 1983-1986, United Nations Fund for Drug Abuse Control, Vienna.

Coord, United Nations Development Program/United Nations Fund for Drug Abuse Control, Geneva, 1980-1983. Assistant Executive Director, 1978-1980, Senior Evaluation Officer, 1974-1978, United Nations Fund for Drug Abuse Control, Geneva. Administration Management Officer, United Nations Office at Geneva, 7174.

Deputy Chief, Fund Raising Section, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, 1970-1971. Assistant Resident Representative, United Nations Development Program, Venezuela, 1970, Uruguay, 1965-1970. Program Officer, Swedish International Development Authority.


With Swedish Army, 1958-1959. Member New York Academy of Sciences.

  • New York Academy Scis.


  • Other Interests

    International development. Combatting of drug abuse. Sports, music.


Married Anne Sundelin, April 30, 1964. Children: Mats, Stefan, Anders.

Bernt Emblad

Ragna Margareta (Henriksson) Emblad

Anne Sundelin

Mats Emblad

Stefan Emblad

Anders Emblad