Maliina Abelsen

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Maliina Abelsen
Minister for Finance
Government of Greenland
Assumed office
June 2009
Personal details
Born 28 November 1976
Nuuk, Greenland
Political party Inuit Ataqatigiit
Residence Nuuk, Greenland
Website "Government of Greenland". 

Maliina Abelsen is the General Manager For Arctic Winter Games 2016 ( Maliina Abelsen is a previous Greenlandic politician and MP for the party Inuit Ataqatigiit (IA), holding the position of the Minister for Finance in the Government of Greenland (Greenlandic: Naalakkersuisut), in office since March 2011.[1] Between June 2009 and March 2011, Abelsen held the position of the Minister for Social Affairs in the Government of Greenland. Abelsen was born in 1976 in Nuuk, the capital of Greenland, and currently resides there with two children and a husband.

Abelsen holds the following degrees: Master of Policy and Applied Social Science (Macquarie University, Sydney), Cand.Scient.Soc. (University of Copenhagen, Sociologisk Institut) Maliina Abelsen has previously been employed at the High Commissioner for Human Rights (UNOHCHCR - Geneva), the Department of Foreign Affairs in Nuuk, the Center for Documentation on Youth and Children (MIPI - MIO). Maliina Abelsen is a board member of United Nations Indigenous Peoples Partnership Programme.


Abelsens areas' of responsibility as Minister for Finance is Budget, Burden and task allocation, Structure policy, Tax policy, Block subsidy and Statistics Greenland [2]