On the 19 and 20 November, Denmark will host the international High Level Partnership Forum on Somalia – a Ministerial Meeting, co-chaired by Somalia and the United Nations. The goal is to bring together Somalia and its international partners among governments and international organisations to promote the vision of a peaceful, stable and democratic Somalia.
Today, a large majority in the Danish parliament voted in favor of expanding the Danish contribution to the fight against ISIL in Iraq. The new military contribution is comprised of four F-16 fighter jets and three additional fighter jets in logistical support, supported by up to 140 staff.
Today the government presents a large Danish contribution to the international effort against ISIL. It happens after a request from the United States.
Denmark is contributing DKK 82 million to a fund to help further the recognition of women's rights across the World.
The purpose of the conference is to exchange perspectives and "best practices" with regard to the implementation of indigenous peoples' rights.
Danish Minister for Foreign Affairs Martin Lidegaard co-hosted a side-event on strengthening multilateral engagement on countering violent extremism.
The Danish Government has decided to increase its contribution to the fight against Ebola with further USD 6.83 million. Denmark offers the UN to make use of Danish maritime transport capacity to deliver humanitarian equipment to the people affected by the terrible epidemic in West Africa.
The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) is moving 125 of their employees to Copenhagen.
Five governments behind global initiative to combat torture appeal for support during the opening of 69th session of the General Assembly.
The Danish Minister for Foreign Affairs, Martin Lidegaard, congratulates Afghanistan on the formation of a new Government of National Unity.
Is Copenhagen the healthiest city in the world? Yes it is, according to CNN. Happiness, work-life balance and the prevalence of biking are the key factors in the verdict.
The summer/autumn issue zooms in on wind turbines, film villains and the world’s largest ship. The magazine is now also available for tablets.
Today Afghan voters will elect president Karzai’s successor in the second round of Afghanistan’s presidential elections. It will be the first transfer of power from one elected leader to another in Afghan history.
For the second year in a row, Copenhagen has claimed the number-one spot in Monocle’s 2014 Quality of Life Survey
This week members of the United Nations General Assembly gathered in New York to review the UN Global Counter-Terrorism Strategy
The MFA’s Annual Report 2013 available in an English version.
After a few years below the top ten, Denmark is again among the 10 most competitive countries in the world according to the 2014 IMD ranking published this week.
The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Denmark, Martin Lidegaard, and The Minister of Trade and Development Cooperation of Denmark, Mogens Jensen, launch strategic framework for Syria for 2014-15 combined with a 1-year programme for 2014.
France will today put forward a draft resolution in the UN Security Council that will refer the situation in Syria to the International Criminal Court.