- Human rights & Civil liberties
Biography of Nils Torvalds
Faculty of Law, University of Helsinki (1966-1969).
Economics, Moscow Social Sciences Institute (1975-1977).
Secretary, Finnish Peace Campaigners' Association (September 1971 - April 1972).
Joiner, Finnish Cable Factory (Nokia) (May 1972 - September 1973).
Editor-in-chief, Enhet workers' newspaper (September 1973 - June 1975; June 1977 - August 1980).
Studies at the Institute of Social Science (Institut obshestvennykh nauk), Moscow (June 1975 - May 1977).
Freelance journalist (September 1980 - February 1982).
Journalist, foreign desk, Rundradion (YLE).
Swedish-language radio in Finland (February 1982 - September 1987).
Head, YLE Swedish-language radio news (September 1987 - January 1990).
Head of news, YLE Swedish-language news (January 1990 - December 1994).
Correspondent, Moscow (September 1995 - December 1999).
Correspondent, Washington, special arrangement (November 2000 - December 2004).
Historical documentary programmes (from January 2005 until retirement in September 2008).
Vice-President, Svenska Folkpartiet i Finland (2008-2011).
Member, Helsinki City Council (2008-).
Member, Esbo City Council (1980-1982).
Chair, Swedish-speaking Disabled People's Association of Finland (2007-2009).
Chair, delegation for international human rights issues (2007-2011).
Chair, Förbundet De Utvecklingsstördas Väl rf (FDUV) (association for persons with intellectual disabilities) (2009-).
Board member, Cooperative Association for People with Disabilities (SAMS) (2010-)