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Biaudet announces candidacy

Ombudsman for Ethnic Minorities Eva Biaudet has announced that she is seeking the nomination as the candidate of the Swedish People's Party in next year's presidential election.

Eva Biaudet
Eva Biaudet Image: Jyrki Lyytikkä / YLE

Biaudet made the announcement at a press conference on Tuesday afternoon.

Eva Biaudet took up the post of Ombudsman for Ethnic Minorities in May of last year. She is a former UN official and has acted as the OSCE's special representative in work against human trafficking.

Biaudet was a member of the Finnish Parliament from 1991 to 2006, serving two years in government as Minister of Health and Social Services.

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