19 May 2014
More than one million people in South Sudan are now internally displaced due to killings, disappearances, rapes, and other human rights violations resulting from ethnic conflict. The crisis deteriorates day by day.
Through 89 initiatives within four key areas, the Danish Government aims to stimulate business growth and increase international competitiveness.
Danish Minister for Foreign Affairs Martin Lidegaard is visiting Washington, D.C., on May 6 – 7 to meet with US Secretary of State John Kerry. The main topics of the meeting will be the situation in Ukraine, Syria, and the Arctic region as well as climate and energy policy. Martin Lidegaard states:
Tomorrow, the Afghan people will go to the polls to elect their next President. It will be the first transfer of power from one elected leader to another in Afghan history.
Danish Minister for Foreign Affairs, Martin Lidegaard, today [1 April 2014] hosted a Nordic African foreign ministers meeting in Brussels together with Carlos Lopes, Executive Secretary of the UN Economic Commission for Africa, to discuss green and inclusive growth in Africa.
Denmark’s national stockpile of cluster munitions has been destroyed several years ahead of the deadline set by the Convention on Cluster Munitions. This sends a strong signal to other countries to abolish their cluster munitions as soon as possible.
The evaluation of Invest in Denmark’s 2013 results shows a record high number of investors choosing to establish a new company in Denmark.
Following the recent resumption of the Cyprus peace negotiations Denmark together with the Nordic countries have taken the initiative for a Brussels based seminar organised by the Peace Research Institute Oslo
EU’s Foreign Ministers have just ended their meeting in Brussels on the current situation in Ukraine. The Foreign Affairs Council conclusions are available on the webpage of the Council of the European Union. Danish Minister for Foreign Affairs Martin Lidegaard will brief the Foreign Affairs Council (“Udenrigspolitisk Nævn”) on the situation in Ukraine tomorrow morning, Tuesday the 4th of March 2014.
Chile, Denmark, Ghana, Indonesia and Morocco have today launched a global initiative "Convention against Torture Initiative" for the universal ratification and implementation of the UN Convention against Torture.
Chronicle by H.E. Minister for Foreign Affairs of Chile, Mr Alfredo Moreno Charme; H.E. Minister for Foreign Affairs of Denmark, Mr Martin Lidegaard; H.E. Minister for Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration of Ghana, Ms Hanna S. Tetteh, MP; H.E. Minister for Foreign Affairs of Indonesia, Dr. R.M. Marty M. Natalegawa and H.E. Minister Delegate for Foreign Affairs and Cooperation of Morocco, Ms Mbarka Bouaida.
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.