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Daniel Tarschys

Daniel Tarschys

Professor at the Stockholm University, Secretary General of the Council of Europe (1994– 1999)

Expert Events

15 January
GREATER EUROPE: IS IT STILL IN THE MAKING? Building 5, Floor 5, Conference Hall

Biography

Daniel Tarschys is professor emeritus in Political Science at the University of Stockholm and a member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences. He has been a member of the Swedish Parliament and Chair of its Committees on Social Affairs and Foreign Affairs, State Secretary and Head of the Prime Minister’s Office and Vice President of the International Political Science Association (IPSA).

A member of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe for ten years, he became Chair of its Liberal Group and then Secretary General of the Council of Europe from 1994 to 1999.

He has also chaired the boards of the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (Sipri), the Swedish Expert Group on Public Economics (Eso), the Bank of Sweden Fund for the Social Sciences and the Humanities (RJ) and the Swedish National Council on Medical Ethics (Smer).

Tarschys holds a law degree from Stockholm University and PhDs in political science from Stockholm University and Princeton University. In 1966, he was an exchange student at the Law Faculty of Leningrad University. Presently he serves as a senior advisor at the Swedish Institute for European Policy Studies (Sieps).