Jytte Guteland

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Jytte Guteland

Jytte Guteland (2014).jpg
Member of the European Parliament
Assumed office
1 July 2014
ConstituencySweden
Personal details
Born
Jytte Gunlög Elisabeth Bengtsson Guteland

(1979-09-16) 16 September 1979 (age 41)
Huddinge, Stockholm County, Sweden
Political party Swedish
Social Democrats
 EU
Party of European Socialists
Children1
Alma materUniversity of Madrid
Websitewww.eu40.eu

Jytte Gunlög Elisabeth Bengtsson Guteland (born 16 September 1979)[1][2] is a Swedish politician who has been serving as a Member of the European Parliament since 2014. She is a member of the Social Democrats, part of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats.

Early life and education[edit]

Guteland has a master's degree in Economics from Södertörn University.

Career[edit]

Guteland was a member of the national executive board of the Social Democratic Youth League from 2005 to 2007 with responsibility for the welfare issues. She was chairperson of the Social Democratic Youth League from 2007 to 2011. In 2011, she was mentioned as a possible candidate for the party leadership of the Social Democrats.

Guteland has also been a political advisor at the Ministry of Finance and at the Ministry of Education. In addition, she has worked as project manager for the Swedish think tank organization Global Challenge.

Guteland was elected to the European Parliament in the 2014 European Parliament election in Sweden. She has since been serving on the Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety. In this capacity, she was the Parliament’s rapporteur on measures to achieve carbon neutrality by 2050 (2020).[3] In 2020, she also joined the Committee of Inquiry on the Protection of Animals during Transport.[4]

In addition to her committee assignments, Guteland is a member of the Parliament’s delegation for relations with Iran. She also chairs the European Parliament Intergroup on the Western Sahara[5] and serves as a member of the European Parliament Intergroup on the Welfare and Conservation of Animals[6] and the European Parliament Intergroup on LGBT Rights.[7]

Other activities[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://arkiv.mitti.se:4711/2014/19/soderort_hammarby/MISH-20140506-A-006-A.pdf
  2. ^ http://www.ne.se/jytte-guteland
  3. ^ Karl Mathiesen and Kalina Oroschakoff (October 7, 2020), EU climate clash looms as Parliament backs ‘bloody hard’ emissions cuts Politico Europe.
  4. ^ Members of the Committee of Inquiry on the Protection of Animals during Transport European Parliament, press release of July 9, 2020.
  5. ^ Members European Parliament Intergroup on Western Sahara.
  6. ^ Members European Parliament Intergroup on the Welfare and Conservation of Animals.
  7. ^ Members European Parliament Intergroup on LGBTI Rights.
  8. ^ Members of the Council European Council on Foreign Relations (ECFR).

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Party political offices
Preceded by
Anna Sjödin
Chairperson of the Swedish Social Democratic Youth League
2007–2011
Succeeded by
Gabriel Wikström