News from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Copenhagen.
- Kristian Jensen in New York: DKK 80 million to neglected humanitarian catastrophe
- Kristian Jensen on the way to Kiev: Denmark chosen to lead EU's fight against corruption in Ukraine
Kristian Jensen, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Denmark, will visit Ukraine in the next two days, where he will announce that Denmark has been selected to lead EU’s fight against corruption in Ukraine through a new program of DKK 120 million euro.
- Bangladesh and Denmark pledge continued collaboration
Bangladesh and Denmark have agreed to continue working together in the areas of mutual interest including green growth, climate change, development and trade & investments. The countries also decided to cooperate with each other to counter the global threats of terrorism and violent extremism.
- Denmark has successfully picked up chemical remnants from Libya
The Danish-led international maritime transport operation to remove approximately 500 tons remnants of Libya's chemical weapons stockpile is close to completion. The chemicals were picked up at the port of Misrata in Libya on Saturday August 27. The chemicals are now on their way out of the Mediterranean Sea on its way to Germany.
- Unanimous parliament puts Denmark in charge of Libya operation
A unanimous parliament has today approved decision B 197 regarding the removal of the remainder of Libya’s chemical weapons stockpile.
- Greenland and Denmark present claims relating to the Continental Shelf to the United Nations in New York
On August 17 and 18 2016, an official delegation from Greenland and Denmark presents claims relating to the continental shelf off the coast of Greenland to the Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf (”CLCS”).
- Denmark renews its engagement in Palestine: Focus on building public institutions, economic development and strengthening Human Rights
Minister for Foreign Affairs, Kristian Jensen, launches a new strategy for Denmark’s continued engagement in Palestine (2016-2020). The Danish engagement in Palestine is based on a broad consensus within the Danish Parliament to support the objective of a two-state solution.
- The United Kingdom votes to leave the EU
- Major international energy conference coming to Denmark
Next year, Copenhagen will host a major energy conference, Africa Energy Forum, and around 2000 delegates from across the world.
- From aid to investments Private sector cooperation intensifies
The government is rethinking the way to assist the world’s poorest. Minister for Foreign Affairs Kristian Jensen presented a draft of the new development strategy at Denmark’s Political Festival, Folkemødet, in Bornholm.