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 Dkfm.  Ilona GRAENITZ

Born on March 15th, 1943 in Vienna


1949 - 1961  Primary and Grammar School in Vienna

1961 - 1965   Studies of Economics in Vienna

Training in NeuroLinguistic Programming (Master Practioner) in  the UK,

Switzerland  and the USA 

Language training in the UK

Professional Experience:

1961 -1965                   Internships in France, Switzerland and Italy

1966 -1968                   Export Manager (Chemical Industry) in Linz

1968 - 1971                  Teacher at a Politechnical School  in Linz

1972 - 1994                  Freelance Management Trainer(Industry) and
Lecturer (University, TeacherTraining College, School for Nursing) in Linz

1999 -2005                    Director of GLOBE Europe  (Global Legislators
Organisation for a Balanced Environment) in Bruxelles


Political Positions:


1979 -1986               Town Councillor in Linz

1986 -1995               Member of the Austrian Parliament in Vienna

                               Chair of the Committee for Petitions

1991 -1995               Member of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe

1995 -1999               Member of the European Parliament in Strasbourg and Bruxelles


Positions in Organisations:


1985 -1998              President of  BILY (Councelling institution for young people )

Since  2008              Co-ordinator of the IFUW representatives to the UN Vienna

                               CONGO( Conference of NGOs in consultative status with
                               the UN) Vice President Vienna


Principle fields of activity :

Environment and Sustainable Development

(Rapporteur of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe and
later of the European Parliament on  the "Environment for Europe Process)

Climate Change Mitigation (1995 -2003 participation in UN meetings and
Conferences of the Parties of the Climate Change Convention)

Consumer Rights and Food Legislation(Rapporteur of the European Parliament )

Environmental Management Systems

Sustainable Energy Policies (organisation of conferences in parliaments of
the EU MemberStates  within the framework of EU research projects)                                         

Special interests:    

Sustainable Development, Public Participation, Gender Democracy,
Transparency of Decision Making, Implemetation of Legislation 


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