Elisabeth Nauclér was born Swedish/Norwegian and holds a degree in Law from the University of Uppsala. She has been a civil servant in the Åland administration and served with the UN in former Yugoslavia 1993-96. Member of the Finnish Parliament (2007-15), elected from the autonomous Island of Åland. During her term in office she was member of the Constitutional Law Committee, the Foreign Affairs Committee, the Employment and Equality Committee, deputy member of the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly, representing the Åland constituency in the Grand Committee (European Affairs), and chairperson of the parliament’s Human Rights Group. She was in the Finnish Parliament coordinator for the Women Empowerment project Finland supported in Serbia Her particular areas of interest are Autonomy and Minority questions, Constitutional Questions, State building and Power Sharing, Human rights, Women, Peace and Security.