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trade union official

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.

Interests

  • Other 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