News from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Copenhagen.
- Denmark is again named the world's least corrupt country
For the fourth consecutive year Denmark is among the top countries in the world with the least corruption in the public sector.
- Danish Special Forces assigned with new tasks in the Coalition's fight against Da'esh
Today, the Danish Government consulted with Parliament on an expansion of the scope of operations for the Danish Special Forces as part of the Global Coalition’s fight against Da’esh.
- Facebook establishes large data centre in Odense
- Danish plane to monitor EU’s external borders in the Mediterranean
- Denmark to take on even more responsibility
Today, Anders Samuelsen will be making his first trip
as Minister for Foreign Affairs. Anders Samuelsen heads to Brussels to attend NATO’s
meeting for Ministers of Foreign Affairs today and tomorrow, and to meet
bilaterally with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg.
- World's biggest anti-corruption conference to Copenhagen: Denmark on home ground
Denmark has been chosen to host the world’s biggest anti-corruption conference. The conference is arranged in collaboration with the organisation Transparency International and International Anti-Corruption Conference Council and will take place in 2018.
- Danish Government will continue significant contribution to the fight against ISIL
In a meeting of the Danish Parliament’s Foreign Policy Committee, the Government consulted with the Parliament regarding the expansion of Danish training efforts in Iraq with an engineering and construction team.
- Denmark donates DKK 20 million to Syria's 'White Helmets'
On Friday in Copenhagen, Denmark’s Minister for Foreign Affairs Anders Samuelsen met with the leader of Syria’s Civil Defence, Raed al-Saleh.
- Ulla Tørnæs met with Burkina Faso’s Minister of Economy, Finance and Development
The Minister for Development Cooperation, Ulla Tørnæs, met with Burkina Faso’s Minister of Economy, Finance and Development, Rosine Sori-Coulibaly yesterday. The meeting was the newly appointed minister’s first meeting with a foreign minister, thus affirming the special partnership between Burkina Faso and Denmark, which so far has lasted for over 30 years.
- Climate summit in Morocco: Danish support for technology in developing countries
The Danish government is allocating DKK 11 million to developing countries towards the use of climate technology in connection with the climate summit COP22 in Morocco.