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CV for Minister for Foreign Affairs Jeppe Kofod

Jeppe Sebastian Kofod, born March 14th 1974 in Copenhagen.

Member period
Member of the Danish Parliament (Folketinget) for the Social Democratic Party in Bornholms greater constituency (2007-2014)
Member of the Danish Parliament (Folketinget) for the Social Democratic Party in Bornholms county constituency (March 11, 1998-2006)

Parliamentary career
Minister for Foreign Affairs from June 27, 2019
Member of the European Parliament, 2014-2019, vice-president for the S&D Group, 2016-2019
Spokesman on foreign affairs, 2000-2013
Chairman of the Foreign Policy Committee, 2011-2013, Vice Chairman 2001-2008
Vice-chairman of the parliamentary group of the Social Democratic Party 2003-2005

Education
Master of Public Administration, Harvard University, 2006-2007
Fulbright Fellow, 2006-2007
BA.scient.soc. from Roskilde University, 1996-2004
Student, Bornholms Amtsgymnasium, 1991-1994
Marshall Memorial Fellow 2004

Employment
Project Coordinator, International Department, the Social Democratic Party, 1996-1998
Teacher, Svaneke School, 1995-1996
Teacher, Nexø Youth School, 1993-1994
Course instructor, Krogerup Folk High School, 2007

Affiliations
National:
Chairman of the board for Campus Bornholm from 2010-2018.
Vice-Chairman for Danish Institute for Parties and Democracy (DIPD), 2010-2014.
Previously board member, Sct. Ols (treatment center for drug addicts) from 2004.
Previously board member, Bornholms Musikhus from 2009.
Previously board member, the Danish United Nations Association.
Previously board member, UNICEF Denmark.

International:
Vice-President for AWEPA, European Parliamentarians with Africa from 2002-2011.
Treasurer for Parliamentarians for Global Action 2004-2006.
Rapporteur for NATO-PA Sub-Committee on Transatlantic Economic Relations from 2009.
Member of the board for the Parliamentary Network for the World Bank Group 2009-2013.
General spokesperson for NATO’s Parliamentary Assembly 2012-2013.

Publications
Co-author, “Demokrati på dansk”, Socialdemokratiet, 1999.
Co-author, “Dansk udenrigspolitik – socialdemokratiske pejlemærker”, 2003.
Contributing author,”Nye vinde, nye veje”, 2002.
Contributing author,”Atlantiske afstande”, 2004.
Author of a large number of articles in magazines, journals, etc.