Inger Segelström

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Inger Segelström (born February 25, 1952 in Stockholm ) is a Swedish politician and member of the European Parliament for the Sveriges socialdemokratiska arbetareparti , as part of the European Social Democratic Party .


In 1979, Segelström completed her law degree and was then a senior clerk at the Central Employment Office until 1984. Furthermore, from 1980 to 1984 she was chairwoman of the “Alla Kvinnors Hus” foundation. From 1984 to 1987, Segelström was Deputy City Council Secretary in the Finance Department of Stockholm City Council. She then worked until 1990 as head of administration for the student council at Stockholm University. From 1988 to 1994 Segelström was politically active in Stockholm Province , namely as a deputy member of the Stockholm Provincial Council (1988), as a member of the Personnel Committee of the Provincial Council of the Province (1989–1991), as a member of the Presidium of the Provincial Council (1992–1994) and as head of the environment in the municipality of Stockholm Province (1990–1994). In 1994 she was elected to the Swedish parliament. From 1995 to 2003 she was chairwoman of the women's association of the Sveriges socialdemokratiska arbetareparti and has been chairwoman of the council against the representation of violence since 2003. In 2004 Segelström moved from the Swedish Reichstag to the European Parliament .

Current posts as MEP

  • Member of the Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs
  • Member of the Temporary Committee on the alleged use of European countries by the CIA for the transport and illegal detention of prisoners
  • Deputy in the Committee on Foreign Affairs
  • Deputy in the delegation in the EU-Russia Parliamentary Cooperation Committee

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