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Ms Ann-Britt ÅSEBOL (Sweden, EPP/CD)

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Moderate Party

International Department of the Swedish Parliament
SE - 111 28 - Stockholm

Working language: English

Declarations of interests:
2022 , 2021 , 2020 , 2019


In the political groups

  • Member: Group of the European People's Party from 21/01/2019 to 24/11/2022

In the Assembly

  • from 21/01/2019 to 24/11/2022 Substitute - Sweden

In the committee(s) and sub-committee(s)

  • Full Member: Committee on Culture, Science, Education and Media (from 24/01/2022 to 24/11/2022)
  • Full Member: Committee on Equality and Non-Discrimination (from 21/01/2019 to 23/01/2022)
  • Alternate of Ms Annicka ENGBLOM (Full Member): Committee on Culture, Science, Education and Media (from 21/01/2019 to 23/01/2022)


Last speeches

26/04/2022 | 17:14:39 Thank you, Mister Vice-President. The 2006 United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities is an important and landmark treaty recognising the human rights of persons with disabilities.  I will talk a little about our experiences in my home country Sweden. Some 50 years ago many people with disabilities were referred to large institutions without either privacy or self-determination. Today, people with disabilities have the right to their own housing and to the support... 02/10/2019 | 11:02:33 Thank you to the Chair and dear colleagues, As coming from Sweden, I'm very proud of this institution of ombudsmen. It goes back in our history a very long time. Already in the 13th century, the word 'ombudsman' was used in the Scandinavian languages, actually in 1241 from a law at that time. So after a couple of hundred years, there was an institution already in 1809 telling that we should have the ombudsman institution. The office was modelled after a Chancellor of Justice and according to... 23/01/2019 | 19:02:21 It is extremely important that disabled persons have access to the labour market. To have work and to be in a social environment makes us feel that we are needed, and makes us feel good and self-confident. Unfortunately, the labour market is full of obstacles for disabled persons – when I talk about disabled persons, I mean people with physical or mental disabilities. I will give a couple of examples from my home country, Sweden. According to the Swedish Public Employment Service, the number...