Curriculum Vitae (in English)

  • 1969 - 1971 Member of the Taarnby Municipal Council
  • 1971 - 1975 Member of Parliament (Folketinget)
  • 1977 - September 2000 Member of Parliament (Folketinget)
  • 1977 - 1993, 1994 - 2000 Member of the Danish Board of the Interparliamentary Union
  • 1997, 1980, 1985, 1995 and 2000 Member of the Danish delegation to the UN World Conference on Women
  • 1982 - 1987 Chairperson of the Equal Status Commission under the Prime Ministers Office
  • 1993 - 1994 Minister of Development Cooperation
  • 1993 Head of delegation of the UN Conference on Human Rights
  • 1994 Head of Delegation at the UN Conference on Population in Cairo
  • 1993-1999 Socialist International Women (SIW) (Vice-President)
  • 1994 - 1998 Vice-President of OSCE - Parliamentary Assembly, and Chairperson of the OSCE Socialist Group
  • 1994 - 2000
    • Chairman of the Foreign Policy Committee of Parliament (Folketinget)
    • Chairman of the Danish delegation to the OSCE-PA
    • Member of the Danish delegation to the Council of Europe
    • Chairperson of the Committee on Economic Affairs and Development, Council of Europe
    • Member of the Finance Committee of Parliament (Folketinget)
    • Vice-President of the Socialist International Women
    • Spokesperson for the Social Democrats on Foreign and Security Polity
    • Chairperson of the UN Parliamentary Group of Parliament (Folketinget)
  • 1997 - 2000 Chairman of P.D. Burma
  • 1998 - 1999 President of OSCE - Parliamentary Assembly
  • 1999 - 2000 President of OSCE - Parliamentary Assembly. 2nd term
  • 2000 Decorated by HRM Queen Margrethe II: Commander of Dannebrog
  • 2000 Commissioner of the Council of the Baltic Sea States on Democratic Development
  • 2004 Resigns as Commissioner of the Council of the Baltic Sea States on Democratic Development
  • 2004 Member of the board of Rehabiliterings centret for etniske kvinder i Danmark. RED
  • 2005 Member of Presidium of the International Club of Copenhagen. ICC
  • 2005 President of Rehabiliterings centret for etniske kvinder i Danmark. RED
  • 2006 Member of Social Economics think-tank
  • 2006 Appointed Ambassador for Dansk Folkehjælp
  • 2008 Resigns as President of RED.
  • 2008 Chairman of Mandela Center, Denmark

Ajourført/Updated: May 1st, 2008 / Web-editor