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Council for Development Policy

The Council for Development Policy advices the Ministers 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 advice to the Minister responsible for development cooperation in relation to preparation and implementation of Danish development cooperation. 

The Council for Development Policy discusses 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 and organisational strategies for Denmark’s cooperation with multilateral organisations. The Council advises the Minister on programmes and projects with a budget of more than 39 million DKK and contributes with independent knowledge sharing through discussions and prioritisation of the annual evaluation programme.

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
[email protected]



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