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Council for Development Policy

The Council for Development Policy provides strategic advice for and dialogue with the Minister within the area of development cooperation.

Documents for meetings in the Council for Development Policy are available to the public two weeks in advance of meetings. For each meeting you can access agenda, meeting documents and a meeting summary through the links below.

The Council for Development Policy provides the framework for strategic dialogue and provides advice to the Minister for Foreign Affairs in relation to preparation and implementation of Danish development cooperation. 

The Council for Development Policy discusses significant strategic policy initiatives within the sphere of development policy and development cooperation, including policy papers for Denmark’s relations with priority countries, new thematic strategic frameworks, the multilateral analysis, organisational strategies for multilateral organisations and progress in country programmes. The Council contributes with independent knowledge sharing through discussions and prioritization of the annual evaluation programme  and the actual evaluations.

The Council consists of 11 members appointed by the Minister.


Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark
Asiatisk Plads 2 
DK-1448 Copenhagen K
Tel. +45 33 92 00 00
Fax +45 32 54 05 33


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