Statement by the Danish Foreign Minister, Martin Lidegaard, on the occasion of the re-launch of the Cyprus negotiations.
Ambitious bilateral free trade agreements have a strong growth potential. But where do bilateral free trade agreements leave the WTO and the developing countries. These and many other questions will be addressed at a conference on 19th February 2014 hosted by the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs and The European Commission’s office in Copenhagen.
The Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs, The Ministry of Defence and The Ministry of Health are cooperating on an innovative pilot project that aims to improve biosecurity and health in East Africa. The project will be implemented by the Danish Centre for Biosecurity and Biopreparedness at Statens Serum Institut under The Ministry of Health.
- new video on Denmark's integrated stabilisation engagement.
January 20, the Minister for Development Cooperation Mr. Rasmus Helveg Petersen signed a cooperation agreement on sustainable development with the UAE.
“Chaos in Prague: Drunken Danish youth ravage hotels” was just one of many newspaper headlines during the 2013 winter holiday. Young people, schools, parents, the travel industry and other stakeholders are now proposing initiatives for a better and safer environment during young people’s winter holiday travels.
A new agreement gives the Mission of Palestine in Denmark conditions equivalent to those of an embassy. The agreement will enter into force later in 2014 once Parliament has passed the necessary change of law. It means that all Nordic countries will offer similar conditions to the respective missions of Palestine.
Today, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark launches the largest reform and modernisation of the Danish Foreign Service in recent times.
IBM’s 2013 Global Location Trends report ranks Denmark 2nd in the world measured by value and quality of inward investments.
Citizens in need of urgent help can call the Ministry of Foreign Affair’s 24-hour global call centre at Asiatisk Plads (+45 3392 1112 / BBB@um.dk) throughout the Christmas holiday.
Focus Denmark, published by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, is re-launching with new content and new design.
On Tuesday, Minister for Foreign Affairs Villy Søvndal notified Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt, Socialist People’s Party Chairman Annette Vilhelmsen and the senior management of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark that he has decided to resign as Minister for Foreign Affairs
Based on decisions by the United Nations Security Council and the OPCW, Norway and Denmark have agreed to offer a joint contribution to the transportation of chemical warfare agents out of Syria.
Danmark is again in 2013 in top of Transparency International's study of perceived corruption in public sectors worldwide. No bribery and an open and well-functioning public sector have given Denmark brilliant rankings since the first study in 1995.
On September 13 the Danish Government launched a new policy for “Denmark’s integrated stabilisation engagement in fragile and conflict-affected areas of the world”. Download the new policy below.
ReCom Results meeting ‘Aid for Gender Equality’
Monday, 16 December 2013
8.30-17:00 Eigtveds Pakhus, Asiatisk Plads 2 G, 1448 Copenhagen