Minister for Foreign Affairs, Kristian Jensen, launches a new strategy for Denmark’s continued engagement in South Sudan (2016-2018). The focus is on supporting peace, security and better living standards for the millions of South Sudanese suffering under the conflict.
Denmark is the least corrupt country in the world according to Transparency International's study of corruption perception worldwide. No bribery and an open and well-functioning public sector have placed Denmark in top of the ranking since the first study in 1995.
Speaking points used by Danish Minister for Foreign Affairs Mr. Kristian Jensen and Danish Minister for Immigration, Integration and Housing Mrs. Inger Støjberg at the European Parliament Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs (LIBE) on 25 January 2016.
Statement by Kristian Jensen, Minister for Foreign Affairs, on the terror attack in Burkina Faso.
A new Danish agricultural investment fund will ensure a higher quantity and quality of food in developing countries.
For the second year in a row, Forbes Magazine ranks Denmark no. 1 in their global league table “Best Countries for Business”.
I wish to congratulate the Burkinabe people with the successful completion of the presidential- and parliamentary elections in Burkina Faso this Sunday.
The winter/spring issue zooms in on the DNA scientist Eske Willerslev, 16 new hospital projects and the challenge for future farmers.
As part of the continued Danish strategy on the global struggle against torture, Denmark has once again presented a resolution in the UN General Assembly aimed to make progress in the fight against torture.
Denmark will contribute with a Hercules transport aircraft together with up to 60 associated people and a special operations forces contribution of 30 people to the UN peacekeeping mission in Mali.
Statement from the Danish Minister for Foreign Affairs following the tragic terror attacks in Paris (in English and French).
Thursday November 12, 2015, the Danish Minister for Foreign Affairs Kristian Jensen attended a conference at the University of Aarhus named ”Match Points Seminar – Security and Governance in the Globalised Arctic: Nordic and International Perspectives”.
The task for future farmers: Feed 9,000,000,000 people.
It is the fifth year in a row that Denmark is ranked as the easiest place in Europe to do business, only Singapore and New Zealand are ahead of Denmark. Denmark also moves into the top 3 in the World Bank’s ‘Doing Business’ ranking published today.
"Torture is one of the most degrading attacks on exactly that right. Denmark remains fully committed to the global fight against torture and wish for a strong cooperation with Governments from all corners of the world sharing this commitment”
Today, the Danish government has presented the draft Finance Act for 2016. In the draft Finance Act, the government plans to focus Danish development cooperation on 14 priority countries.
The Danish innovation centres create great value and boost the internationalisation of Danish higher educational institutions and businesses.
Yesterday an important step was taken towards normalization of the situation in Burkina Faso when President Kafando was reinstated. The military coup was carried out in a situation when the interim government was preparing the organization of free and fair presidential- and parliamentary elections on October 11.