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Country

Danish
authority

Partnering authority

Focus of cooperation

Sector Counsellor

Argentina

City of Copenhagen

Government of the City of Buenos Aries

Climate change mitigation and adaptation

Mikkel Hall, Danish Embassy in Buenos Aries, mikhal@um.dk

Bangladesh

Ministry of Employment/
Danish Working Environment Authority

Ministry of
Labour and Employment

Working environment
(incl. garment
sector)

Søren Albertsen,
Danish Embassy in Dhaka, soralb@um.dk

Brazil

Ministry of Industry, Business and Financial Affairs/
Danish Patent and Trade Mark Office

Ministry of Planning, Budget and Management,
National School
of Public Administration

Public digitalisation,
modernisation
and innovation

 

Terkel Borg, Danish Embassy in Brasilia, terbor@um.dk

Brazil

Ministry of Health/
Danish Medicines Agency/
Danish Health Data Agency

Ministry of Health,
Brazilian Health Surveillance Agency

Digitalisation and modernisation of health system
and streamlining of
pharmaceutical sector

Brit Borum Madsen,
Danish Embassy in Brasilia, brimad@um.dk

China

Ministry of Industry, Business and Financial Affairs/
Danish Maritime Authority

Ministry of Transport, Bureau of Water Transport, China Maritime Safety Administration

Environment protection, maritime safety and surveillance, green shipbuilding and offshore

Hans Peter Glipman Jørgensen,
Danish Embassy in Beijing, hanjor@um.dk

China

Ministry of Environment and Food/
Danish Veterinary and Food Administration

China Food and Drug Agency/
Ministry of Agriculture, Harbin city/Heilongjiang Province

Food standards and laboratory methods, sustainable methods, from waste to value: fertilizer

Jeppe Juul Petersen, ,
Danish Embassy in Beijing, jeppet@um.dk

China

Ministry of Environment and Food/
Environmental Protection Agency

The Chinese Ministry for Water Resources, the Chinese Ministry for Environmental Protection

Air pollution from cars and industry.
Water, water resources and
wastewater

Anne Jensen,
Danish Embassy in Beijing, annjne@um.dk

China

Ministry of Health/
Danish Medicines Agency
and a Danish region

Several interested parties: National Health and Family Planning Commission/
Ministry of
Human Resources and Social Security/
China Food and Drug Agency as well as several provinces

Regulation and streamlining of
pharmaceutical sector and medical equipment. Support for China’s health reforms with a view to creating equal access to healthcare and coherent treatment procedures of patients

Nanna Hollensen, Danish Embassy in Beijing,nanhol@um.dk

 

China

City of Copenhagen/
Financial Administration/
Technical and Environmental Administration, HOFOR

Beijing Municipality/
Beijing Urban Planning Commission/
Beijing Water Authority

Urban development/
Smart City
Beijing Design
Week

Christina Anderskov,

Danish Embassy in Beijing, chrane@um.dk

 

China

Ministry of Energy, Utilities and Climate/Danish Energy Agency

National Energy Administration, the People’s Republic of China

China-Denmark Renewable Energy Partnership

Emrah Öztunc , Danish Embassy in Beijing, emrozt@um.dk

 

Colombia

Ministry of Environment and Food/
Danish Veterinary and Food Administration

Colombian National Institute of Surveillance of Medications and Food

 

Colombian Agricultural Institute

Veterinary and food safety within the pig meat sector

Esben Filt Jensen,

Danish Embassy in Bogota, esbjen@um.dk

Egypt

Ministry of Energy, Utilities and Climate/Danish Energy Agency

Ministry of Electricity and Renewable Energy

Renewable energy and energy efficiency

Kamil Kuninski, Danish Embassy in Cairo, kamkun@um.dk

Ethiopia

Ministry of Energy, Utilities and Climate/Danish Energy Agency

Ministry of Water, Irrigation and Energy; and Ethiopia Electric Power

Renewable energy regulation

Jens Skov-Spilling, Danish Embassy in Addis Abeba jeskov@um.dk

 

Ghana

Ministry of Industry, Business and Financial Affairs/
Danish Maritime Authority

Ministry of Transport of the Republic of Ghana

 

Ghana Maritime Authority

 

Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority

Civilian maritime capacity building

Thomas Raahauge Norup, Danish Embassy in Accra, thonor@um.dk

Ghana

City of Aarhus

City of Tema

Water and sanitation

Ole Pilgaard Stubdrup, Danish Embassy in Accra olestu@um.dk

 

Ghana

Ministry of Social Affairs and the Interior, Statistics Denmark

Ghana Statistical Service

Quality and availability of accurate and timely statistics – links to SDG reporting and monitoring

Ole Pilgaard Stubdrup, Danish Embassy in Accra olestu@um.dk

 

India

Aarhus Municipality

City of Udaipur

Sustainable Urban Water Management

Anitha Sharma, Danish Embassy in New Delhi, anisha@um.dk

India

Ministry of Energy, Utilities and Climate/Danish Energy Agency

Ministry for New and Renewable Energy and Ministry of Power, the Republic of India

Energy Sector, Offshore Wind Power

Michael Pedersen, Danish Embassy in New Delhi,michpe@um.dk

India

Ministry of Environment and Food/
Environmental Protection Agency

The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change

Water resource management

Simon Apelblat Thomsen, Danish Embassy in New Delhi simthm@um.dk

 

India

Ministry of Industry, Business and Financial Affairs/
Danish Patent and Trade Mark Office

Indian Intellectual Property Office and the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion

Protection and enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights (IPR)

Trine Bargsteen, Danish Embassy in New Delhi trinba@um.dk

 

Indonesia

Ministry of Energy, Utilities and Climate/
Danish Energy Agency

Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resource/
National Energy Council

Models for long-term energy planning. Sustainable energy and energy efficiency

Thomas Capral Henriksen,
Danish Embassy in Jakarta, thohen@um.dk

Indonesia

Ministry of Environment and Food/
Environmental Protection Agency

Ministry of Environment and Forestry

Circular economy and waste management

Morten Holm van Donk,
Danish Embassy in Jakarta, mordon@um.dk

Indonesia

Ministry of Environment and Food/
Danish Veterinary and Food Administration

Ministry of Agriculture

Dairy sector & organic production

Erika Torres Luquin, Danish Embassy in Jakarta, luqtor@um.dk

 

Indonesia

Ministry of Energy, Utilities and Climate/
Danish Energy Agency

Ministry of Environment and Food/
Environmental Protection Agency

Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resource

Ministry of Environment and Forestry

Regional and local administration entities on Lombok

Island Initiative to support waste management and renewable energy production

Thomas Capral Henriksen,
Danish Embassy in Jakarta, thohen@um.dk

 

Morten Holm van Donk,
Danish Embassy in Jakarta, mordon@um.dk

Kenya

Ministry of Environment and Food/
Danish Veterinary and Food Administration

Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries

Food standards and
growth in dairy and vegetables to increase Kenyan exports

Henning Høy Nygaard,
Danish Embassy in Nairobi, hennyg@um.dk

Kenya

Ministry of Environment and Food/
Environmental Protection Agency

Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources, Ministry of Industry and Trade

Circular economy,
cleaner manufacturing, regulation and
enforcement

Thomas Emil Jensen,
Danish Embassy in Nairobi,thojes@um.dk

Kenya

Ministry of Industry, Business and Financial Affairs/
Danish Maritime Authority

Kenya State Department for maritime and Shipping, the Kenya Maritime Authority

Maritime affairs

Nina Randrup Rasmussen, Danish Embassy in Nairobi nirara@um.dk

 

Mexico

Ministry of Health

Secretariat of Health

Primary health:
Communication and referral systems.
Digitalisation and telemedicine

Amila Zekovic Sheikh,
Danish Embassy in Mexico City,

amishe@um.dk

Mexico

Ministry of Environment and Food/
Danish Veterinary and Food Administration

Ministry of Agriculture/
Mexican Food Administration SENASICA

Food,
food processing,
food standards with main focus on pork

Mads S. Vinther,
Danish Embassy in Mexico City,madvit@um.dk

Mexico Ministry of Energy, Utilities and Climate/
Danish Energy Agency
Ministry of Energy and Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources Energy Sector Frederik Thure, Danish Embassy in Mexico City, frethu@um.dk
Morocco Ministry of Social Affairs and the Interior, Statistics Denmark Haut-Commissariat au Plan Quality and availability of accurate and timely statistics – links to SDG reporting and monitoring

Peter Vig Jensen, Danish Embassy in Rabat,

petjen@um.dk

 

Myanmar

Ministry of Employment/
Danish Working Environment Authority

Ministry of Labour, Employment and Social Security

Labour market regulation and enforcement, working environment

Nanna Sars Schewitsch,
Danish Embassy in Yangon, nasche@um.dk

Nigeria Ministry of Environment and Food/
Danish Veterinary and Food Administration

Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development/ National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control

Nigerian authority responsible for vocational training

Livestock, food safety and vocational training Poul Jacob Erikstrup, Danish Embassy in Nairobi, pjerik@um.dk

South Africa

Ministry of Environment and Food/
Danish Veterinary and Food Administration

Ministry of Higher Education and Science/
Danish Agency for Science and Higher Education

Department of Water and Sanitation

Water resources framework and capacity, water waste, efficiency of industry water consumption

Cooperation on research and innovation concerning water financing models

Jørgen Erik Larsen,
Danish Embassy in Pretoria, joelar@um.dk

South Africa

Aarhus Municipality

City of Tshwane/
Gauteng/
Other Metropolitan Municipalities/
South African Cities Network

Smart city,
city planning/
urban development, growth and liveability,
energy/water

Kristoffer Rønde Møller,
Danish Embassy in Pretoria, krmoll@um.dk

Turkey

Ministry of Energy, Utilities and Climate/
Danish Energy Agency

Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources

District heating and energy efficiency

Dennis Holte Skov-Albertsen,
Danish Embassy in Ankara, denalb@um.dk

Vietnam

Ministry of Education

Ministry of Higher Education and Science/
Danish Agency for Science and Higher Education

Ministry of Education and Training/
Ministry of Labour, Invalids and
Social Affairs

Youth education
Determining the curriculum
along with the labour market parties and introduction of company internships

Henrik Hjorth,
Danish Embassy in Hanoi, hehjor@um.dk

 

Vietnam

Ministry of Social Affairs and the Interior, Statistics Denmark

General Statistics Office of Vietnam

Quality and availability of accurate and timely statistics – links to SDG reporting and monitoring

Henrik Hjorth,
Danish Embassy in Hanoi, hehjor@um.dk

 

Vietnam

Ministry of Health

Ministry of Health and Thai Bin Province

Prevention of lifestyle diseases

Mikkel Lyndrup,
Danish Embassy in Hanoi, miklyn@um.dk

Vietnam

Ministry of Environment and Food/
Danish Veterinary and Food Administration

 

Ministry of Natural Resources and
Environment, Vietnam Environment
Administration

 

Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development

Strengthening of control and supervision of industrial companies’ environmental impact

Food standards within pork production. Focus on feed, medicine etc. and content control of harmful substances

Katrine Løvenbalk Lundsby,
Danish Embassy in Hanoi, kalund@um.dk

 

Vietnam

Ministry of Energy, Utilities and Climate/
Danish Energy Agency

The Ministry of Industry and Trade

Electricity and Renewable Energy Authority

Energy Sector, Offshore Wind Power Camilla Holbech, Danish Embassy in Hanoi, camhol@um.dk

Country

Danish
authority

Partnering authority

Focus of cooperation

Sector Counsellor

Argentina

City of Copenhagen

Government of the City of Buenos Aries

Climate change mitigation and adaptation

Mikkel Hall, Danish Embassy in Buenos Aries, mikhal@um.dk

Bangladesh

Ministry of Employment/
Danish Working Environment Authority

Ministry of
Labour and Employment

Working environment
(incl. garment
sector)

Søren Albertsen,
Danish Embassy in Dhaka, soralb@um.dk

Brazil

Ministry of Industry, Business and Financial Affairs/
Danish Patent and Trade Mark Office

Ministry of Planning, Budget and Management,
National School
of Public Administration

Public digitalisation,
modernisation
and innovation

Lasse Wulff Andersen,
Danish Embassy in Brasilia, laswan@um.dk

Brazil

Ministry of Health/
Danish Medicines Agency/
Danish Health Data Agency

Ministry of Health,
Brazilian Health Surveillance Agency

Digitalisation and modernisation of health system
and streamlining of
pharmaceutical sector

Brit Borum Madsen,
Danish Embassy in Brasilia, brimad@um.dk

China

Ministry of Industry, Business and Financial Affairs/
Danish Maritime Authority

Ministry of Transport, Bureau of Water Transport, China Maritime Safety Administration

Environment protection, maritime safety and surveillance, green shipbuilding and offshore

Hans Peter Glipman Jørgensen,
Danish Embassy in Beijing, hanjor@um.dk

China

Ministry of Environment and Food/
Danish Veterinary and Food Administration

China Food and Drug Agency/
Ministry of Agriculture, Harbin city/Heilongjiang Province

Food standards and laboratory methods, sustainable methods, from waste to value: fertilizer

Jeppe Juul Petersen, ,
Danish Embassy in Beijing, jeppet@um.dk

China

Ministry of Environment and Food/
Environmental Protection Agency

The Chinese Ministry for Water Resources, the Chinese Ministry for Environmental Protection

Air pollution from cars and industry.
Water, water resources and
wastewater

Anne Jensen,
Danish Embassy in Beijing, annjne@um.dk

China

Ministry of Health/
Danish Medicines Agency
and a Danish region

Several interested parties: National Health and Family Planning Commission/
Ministry of
Human Resources and Social Security/
China Food and Drug Agency as well as several provinces

Regulation and streamlining of
pharmaceutical sector and medical equipment. Support for China’s health reforms with a view to creating equal access to healthcare and coherent treatment procedures of patients

Nanna Hollensen, Danish Embassy in Beijing,nanhol@um.dk

 

China

City of Copenhagen/
Financial Administration/
Technical and Environmental Administration, HOFOR

Beijing Municipality/
Beijing Urban Planning Commission/
Beijing Water Authority

Urban development/
Smart City
Beijing Design
Week

Christina Anderskov,

Danish Embassy in Beijing, chrane@um.dk

 

China

Ministry of Energy, Utilities and Climate/Danish Energy Agency

National Energy Administration, the People’s Republic of China

China-Denmark Renewable Energy Partnership

Emrah Öztunc , Danish Embassy in Beijing, emrozt@um.dk

 

Colombia

Ministry of Environment and Food/
Danish Veterinary and Food Administration

Colombian National Institute of Surveillance of Medications and Food

 

Colombian Agricultural Institute

Veterinary and food safety within the pig meat sector

Esben Filt Jensen,

Danish Embassy in Bogota, esbjen@um.dk

Egypt

Ministry of Energy, Utilities and Climate/Danish Energy Agency

Ministry of Electricity and Renewable Energy

Renewable energy and energy efficiency

Kamil Kuninski, Danish Embassy in Cairo, kamkun@um.dk

Ethiopia

Ministry of Energy, Utilities and Climate/Danish Energy Agency

Ministry of Water, Irrigation and Energy; and Ethiopia Electric Power

Renewable energy regulation

Jens Skov-Spilling, Danish Embassy in Addis Abeba jeskov@um.dk

 

Ghana

Ministry of Industry, Business and Financial Affairs/
Danish Maritime Authority

Ministry of Transport of the Republic of Ghana

 

Ghana Maritime Authority

 

Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority

Civilian maritime capacity building

Thomas Raahauge Norup, Danish Embassy in Accra, thonor@um.dk

Ghana

City of Aarhus

City of Tema

Water and sanitation

Ole Pilgaard Stubdrup, Danish Embassy in Accra olestu@um.dk

 

Ghana

Ministry of Social Affairs and the Interior, Statistics Denmark

Ghana Statistical Service

Quality and availability of accurate and timely statistics – links to SDG reporting and monitoring

Ole Pilgaard Stubdrup, Danish Embassy in Accra olestu@um.dk

 

India

Aarhus Municipality

City of Udaipur

Sustainable Urban Water Management

Kamilla K. Rai, Danish Embassy in New Delhi, kamrai@um.dk

India

Ministry of Energy, Utilities and Climate/Danish Energy Agency

Ministry for New and Renewable Energy and Ministry of Power, the Republic of India

Energy Sector, Offshore Wind Power

Michael Pedersen, Danish Embassy in New Delhi,michpe@um.dk

India

Ministry of Environment and Food/
Environmental Protection Agency

The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change

Water resource management

Simon Apelblat Thomsen, Danish Embassy in New Delhi simthm@um.dk

 

India

Ministry of Industry, Business and Financial Affairs/
Danish Patent and Trade Mark Office

Indian Intellectual Property Office and the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion

Protection and enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights (IPR)

Trine Bargsteen, Danish Embassy in New Delhi trinba@um.dk

 

Indonesia

Ministry of Energy, Utilities and Climate/
Danish Energy Agency

Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resource/
National Energy Council

Models for long-term energy planning. Sustainable energy and energy efficiency

Thomas Capral Henriksen,
Danish Embassy in Jakarta, thohen@um.dk

Indonesia

Ministry of Environment and Food/
Environmental Protection Agency

Ministry of Environment and Forestry

Circular economy and waste management

Morten Holm van Donk,
Danish Embassy in Jakarta, mordon@um.dk

Indonesia

Ministry of Environment and Food/
Danish Veterinary and Food Administration

Ministry of Agriculture

Dairy sector & organic production

Erika Torres Luquin, Danish Embassy in Jakarta, luqtor@um.dk

 

Indonesia

Ministry of Energy, Utilities and Climate/
Danish Energy Agency

Ministry of Environment and Food/
Environmental Protection Agency

Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resource

Ministry of Environment and Forestry

Regional and local administration entities on Lombok

Island Initiative to support waste management and renewable energy production

Thomas Capral Henriksen,
Danish Embassy in Jakarta, thohen@um.dk

 

Morten Holm van Donk,
Danish Embassy in Jakarta, mordon@um.dk

Kenya

Ministry of Environment and Food/
Danish Veterinary and Food Administration

Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries

Food standards and
growth in dairy and vegetables to increase Kenyan exports

Henning Høy Nygaard,
Danish Embassy in Nairobi, hennyg@um.dk

Kenya

Ministry of Environment and Food/
Environmental Protection Agency

Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources, Ministry of Industry and Trade

Circular economy,
cleaner manufacturing, regulation and
enforcement

Thomas Emil Jensen,
Danish Embassy in Nairobi,thojes@um.dk

Kenya

Ministry of Industry, Business and Financial Affairs/
Danish Maritime Authority

Kenya State Department for maritime and Shipping, the Kenya Maritime Authority

Maritime affairs

Nina Randrup Rasmussen, Danish Embassy in Nairobi nirara@um.dk

 

Morocco

Ministry of Social Affairs and the Interior, Statistics Denmark

Haut-Commissariat au Plan

Quality and availability of accurate and timely statistics – links to SDG reporting and monitoring

Peter Vig Jensen, Danish Embassy in Rabat,

petjen@um.dk

 

Mexico

Ministry of Health

Secretariat of Health

Primary health:
Communication and referral systems.
Digitalisation and telemedicine

Amila Zekovic Sheikh,
Danish Embassy in Mexico City,

amishe@um.dk

Mexico

Ministry of Environment and Food/
Danish Veterinary and Food Administration

Ministry of Agriculture/
Mexican Food Administration SENASICA

Food,
food processing,
food standards with main focus on pork

Mads S. Vinther,
Danish Embassy in Mexico City,madvit@um.dk

Myanmar

Ministry of Employment/
Danish Working Environment Authority

Ministry of Labour, Employment and Social Security

Labour market regulation and enforcement, working environment

Nanna Sars Schewitsch,
Danish Embassy in Yangon, nasche@um.dk

Nigeria Ministry of Environment and Food/
Danish Veterinary and Food Administration

Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development/ National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control

Nigerian authority responsible for vocational training

Livestock, food safety and vocational training Poul Jacob Erikstrup, Danish Embassy in Nairobi, pjerik@um.dk

South Africa

Ministry of Environment and Food/
Danish Veterinary and Food Administration

Ministry of Higher Education and Science/
Danish Agency for Science and Higher Education

Department of Water and Sanitation

Water resources framework and capacity, water waste, efficiency of industry water consumption

Cooperation on research and innovation concerning water financing models

Jørgen Erik Larsen,
Danish Embassy in Pretoria, joelar@um.dk

South Africa

Aarhus Municipality

City of Tshwane/
Gauteng/
Other Metropolitan Municipalities/
South African Cities Network

Smart city,
city planning/
urban development, growth and liveability,
energy/water

Kristoffer Rønde Møller,
Danish Embassy in Pretoria, krmoll@um.dk

Turkey

Ministry of Energy, Utilities and Climate/
Danish Energy Agency

Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources

District heating and energy efficiency

Dennis Holte Skov-Albertsen,
Danish Embassy in Ankara, denalb@um.dk

Vietnam

Ministry of Education

Ministry of Higher Education and Science/
Danish Agency for Science and Higher Education

Ministry of Education and Training/
Ministry of Labour, Invalids and
Social Affairs

Youth education
Determining the curriculum
along with the labour market parties and introduction of company internships

Henrik Hjorth,
Danish Embassy in Hanoi, hehjor@um.dk

 

Vietnam

Ministry of Social Affairs and the Interior, Statistics Denmark

General Statistics Office of Vietnam

Quality and availability of accurate and timely statistics – links to SDG reporting and monitoring

Henrik Hjorth,
Danish Embassy in Hanoi, hehjor@um.dk

 

Vietnam

Ministry of Health

Ministry of Health and Thai Bin Province

Prevention of lifestyle diseases

Mikkel Lyndrup,
Danish Embassy in Hanoi, miklyn@um.dk

Vietnam

Ministry of Environment and Food/
Danish Veterinary and Food Administration

 

Ministry of Natural Resources and
Environment, Vietnam Environment
Administration

 

Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development

Strengthening of control and supervision of industrial companies’ environmental impact

Food standards within pork production. Focus on feed, medicine etc. and content control of harmful substances

Katrine Løvenbalk Lundsby,
Danish Embassy in Hanoi, kalund@um.dk

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