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#IWD2019 - Anna Lindh

Event date: 25/02/2019

#IWD2019 - Anna Lindh

Ylva Anna Maria Lindh was born on June 19 1957 in Enskede, in Stockholm. She was appointed Minister for Foreign Affairs in 1998. She was murdered on 10 September 2003, aged 46, while she was shopping in a department store in central Stockholm.

 

Anna Lindh is one of the eight women highlighted at the occasion of the International Women’s Day (IWD) which is held every year on 8 March.

IWD is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women.

 

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Pat COX, EP President paid tribute to Anna Lindh, Swedish Minister for Foreign Affairs and former President-in-Office of the Council, who had died on 11 September 2003 following an attack. Parliament observed a minute's silence in the EP, in Strasbourg.

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Anna LINDH, Swedish Minister for Foreign Affairs and President in office of the Council of the EU, gives a press conference in the EP

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Nicole FONTAINE, EP President, meets with Anna LINDH, Swedish Minister for Foreign Affairs and President in office of the Council of the EU, in Stockholm.

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Nicole FONTAINE, EP President, meets with Anna LINDH, Swedish Minister for Foreign Affairs, in the EP, in Strasbourg.

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