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Kimmo Roobert Kiljunen, Finnish member of parliament, educational development researcher, writer.

Background

Kiljunen, Kimmo Roobert was born on June 13, 1951 in Rauha, Karelia, Finland. Son of Veikko Benjamin and Ulla Kaarina (Heikkinen) Kiljunen.

Education

Master of Arts, Helsinki University, Finland, 1973. Master of Philisophy, Sussex University, Brighton, England, 1977. Doctor of Philosophy, Sussex University, Brighton, England, 1985.

Career

Assistant lecturer Institute Development Studies Helsinki University, 1972-1973, director Institute Development Studies, 1986-1995. Organization secretary Finnish United Nations Association, Helsinki, 1974-1975. British Council fellow Institute Development Studies Sussex University, 1975-1978.

Research fellow Labour Institute Economic Research, Helsinki, 1979-1981, Academy Finland, Helsinki, 1981-1985. Secretary general Kampuchea Inquiry Commission, 1980-1982, International Peace Bureau, Geneva, Switzerland, 1984-1985. Coordinator transition policy United Nations Development Program, New York City, 1993-1994.

M.p. Parliament of Finland, Helsinki, since 1995, chairman World Trade Organization subcommittee, since 2000. Consultant United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund, Nairobi, Kenya, 1989-1991. Vice chairman international council New York Parliamentarians for Global Action, since 1995, chairman Finnish group, Helsinki, since 1995.

Chairman Finnish Commission European Security, since 1995. Deputy chairman Finnish group Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe, Parliamentary Assembly, since 1995, chairman Moldova working group. Member Nordic Council, since 1997.

Member Standing Committee Parliamentarians Arctic Region, since 1999. Chairman Nordic Council Working Group on Crisis, since 2001. Vice chairman Parliamentary Network on World Bank, since 2001.

Vice president Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe Parliamentary Assembly, since 2001.

Works

Membership

City councillor Vantaa, Finland, since 1984. Chairman Finnish Committee for European Security, since 1995. Member Finnish Society Development Studies (vice chairman Helsinki 1984), Finnish United Nations Association (president Helsinki 1987-1990), European Association Development, Research and Training Institutes (executive committee Geneva 1987-1995), Finnish South Africa Association (chairman Helsinki since 1995).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Chess, tennis.

Connections

Married Marja-Liisa Makinen, January 17, 1971. Children: Rauha, Veikko, Riikka, Jaakko.

father:
Veikko Benjamin Kiljunen

mother:
Ulla Kaarina (Heikkinen) Kiljunen

spouse:
Marja-Liisa Makinen

children:
Rauha Kiljunen

Veikko Kiljunen

Riikka Kiljunen

Jaakko Kiljunen