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Lawyer , researcher

Peter Nobel, Swedish lawyer, researcher. Bar: Sweden 1968-1986.


Nobel, Peter was born on December 8, 1931 in Stockholm. Son of Leif Jurij Nobel and Anna Elisabeth (Mellen) Molander.


Juris Doctor (honorary), University Uppsala, Sweden, 1985.


Associate Advokatfirman, Chrysander, Uppsala, 1963-1968, partner, 1968-1986. Notary public, 1966—1986. Assigned expert Swedish Government Committee for Reform of Law on Arrest and Custody in Criminal Proceedings, 1974-1980, 83-85, on Law of Asylum, 1985, on Racism and Xenophobia, 1988, on International law and disarmement, 1991-1995, on Special Crisis Support, 1997-1998.

Delaware Swedish Government on Children and Youth, 1991-1995. Lecturer Law School, Uppsala, 1964-1969. Appointed ombudsman against ethnic discrimination Government of Sweden, 1986-1991.

Secretary general Swedish Red Cross, 1991-1994. Commissioner for counseling survivors and relatives of victims after the shipwreck of Estonia, 1994-1996. Member council foreign affairs peace and security promoting, 1995-1997.

Consultant in field; member committee Ethics of the Press, 1995-2001. Member advisory board Right Livelihood Found, 2007.


  • Bar: Sweden 1968-1986.


Board director Uppsala-Gavle Municipal Theatre, 1986-1980. Member Social Welfare Committee, 1976. Honorary treasurer, trustee European Human Rights Foundation, Amsterdam/London/Brussels, 1981-2001.

Vice-chairman Swedish non-governmental organization Fund for Human Rights, 1991-1993. Trustee International Alert, London, 1998-2001. President Transnational Foundation for Peace and Future Research, 1994-1997.

Member committee elimination racial discrimination United Nations, 1998-2001. Member Swedish Bar Association (deputy board directors 1970-1978), International Institute Humanitarian Law, San Remo (honorary. Council member 1988-1997).


Married Agnes Waldenstrom, October 7, 1961 (divorced December 1993). Married Weini Kahsai, March 18, 1994. Children: Leif Jakob, Andreas, Jonas.

Leif Jurij Nobel Molander

Anna Elisabeth (Mellen) Molander

Agnes Waldenstrom

Weini Kahsai

Leif Jakob Nobel

Andreas Nobel

Jonas Nobel