Former Minister of Minister of Children and Equality Manuela Ramin-Osmundsen (Labour Party)

(18.10.07-15.02.08)

Born: 1963

The Minister of children and Equality seeks to strengthen the rights of consumers, families, children and young people, anti discrimination and full equality between between men and women. The minister of Children and Equality Manuela Ramin-Osmundsen is born in 1963, and has 3 children. She has a French bar exam from Paris and postgraduate courses in special education from Norway.

EDUCATION
1994–1995 Postgraduate courses in special education (Norway)
1987 French bar exam, Université de la Sorbonne, Paris
1986 Cand.Jur. (Maîtrise de Droit Privé), Université de Paris II, Assas  


WORK EXPERIENCE

2007 Head of Public Sector Recruitment, Manpower Professional Executive
2006–2007 Project head, international migration and development, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
2006 Director, Norwegian Directorate of Immigration
2002–2006 Deputy Director, Norwegian Directorate of Immigration
1998–2002  Managing Director, Centre for Combating Ethnic Discrimination (SMED)
1998  Project head, establishment of SMED, Ministry of Local Government
1995–1998 Higher Executive Officer/Adviser, Norwegian Directorate of Immigration
1993–1995 Higher Executive Officer, Norwegian Board of Health Supervision
1992  EU Adviser (part-time), STABELL law firm, Oslo 
1988–1991 Work experience in France; internship at the European Commission (Brussels)

PARTICIPATION IN PUBLIC COMMITTEES
2001 – 2002 Member of working group on racially-motivated offences 
2001 – 2002 Member of committee on the Immigration Act
1999 – 2000 Member of committee on law of citizenship 

OTHER POSTS HELD
2005 – 2007 Board member, the Norwegian Red Cross
2005 – 2007 Board member, regional health authority for Eastern Norway 
2001 – 2004 Board member, Norwegian Refugee Council
2000 - 2005 Member of ethics committee, Confederation of Norwegian Enterprise
1997 – 2002 Board member, the Norwegian Helsinki Committee
2007 Board member, Oslo Workers’ Society

LANGUAGES
Norwegian, French, English

 

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