Fourth of July

Chargé d’Affaires Stuart Dwyer read the traditional greeting from President Joe Biden to the Rebild National Park Society at this year’s Fourth of July celebrations. In his letter, President Biden stated that “the Rebild Festival symbolizes the enduring strength of the friendship between the United States and the Kingdom of Denmark.” This friendship was tested ... Read More»

220th Anniversary of Diplomatic Relations between USA and the Kingdom of Denmark

This coming October 12 marks the 220th anniversary of diplomatic relations between USA and the Kingdom of Denmark. As President Biden mentioned in his letter to the Rebild Festival: “That relationship has since flourished into a strong alliance based on our shared commitment to democracy, individual liberty, human rights, and the rule of law.” You ... Read More»

Status of Visa Services and National Interest Exception Application Instructions

Updated: July 7, 2021 Effective January 26, all airline passengers to the United States ages two years and older must provide a negative COVID-19 viral test taken within three calendar days of travel. Alternatively, travelers to the U.S. may provide documentation from a licensed health care provider of having recovered from COVID-19 in the 90 ... Read More»

Travel Advisory Level Change: U.S. Embassy Copenhagen, Denmark

Location:  Denmark  Event:  The Department of State updated the Travel Advisory for Denmark from Level 4 (Do Not Travel) to Level 3 (Reconsider Travel) on June 8.  The advisory level for Denmark was changed because the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) changed its underlying methodology for its science-based Travel Health Notices (THNs) that outline current issues affecting ... Read More»

Routine Alert – U.S. Embassy Copenhagen, Denmark

Routine Alert – U.S. Embassy Copenhagen, Denmark (June 4, 2021) Location:  Virtual Town Hall June 10 U.S. citizens in Denmark, Greenland, and the Faroe Islands are invited to attend a virtual townhall event with Chargé d’Affaires Stuart Dwyer and other U.S. Embassy team members on June 10 at 1:30 p.m. via Facebook Live. Topics will include ... Read More»

Message to U.S. Citizens: U.S. Embassy Copenhagen

Location:  Kingdom of Denmark Event:  U.S. Citizens may Directly Return to the United States with Certain Expired U.S. Passports. If you are overseas and your passport expired on or after January 1, 2020, you may be able to use your expired passport to return directly to the United States until December 31, 2021. You qualify for this exception ... Read More»

Secretary Blinken’s Visit to Copenhagen, Kingdom of Denmark

Secretary of State, Antony J. Blinken, traveled to Copenhagen, Kingdom of Denmark, as part of his trip to Denmark, Iceland, and Greenland on May 16-20, 2021. Secretary Blinken’s Meeting With PM Frederiksen Secretary Blinken began his trip in Copenhagen, Kingdom of Denmark, where he arrived late evening May 16. The Secretary met with Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen to discuss the strong bilateral ties between Denmark and the ... Read More»

Secretary Blinken’s Travel to Denmark, Iceland, and Greenland

PRESS STATEMENT NED PRICE, DEPARTMENT SPOKESPERSON MAY 14, 2021 Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken will travel to Copenhagen, Reykjavik, and Kangerlussuaq from May 16-20. Secretary Blinken will begin his trip in Copenhagen, Kingdom of Denmark, where he will meet with Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen and Foreign Minister Jeppe Kofod to discuss our strong bilateral ties, commitment to combating ... Read More»

Notice of Funding Opportunity: Identifying Disinformation Symposium in Greenland

Notice of Funding Opportunity: Identifying Disinformation Symposium in Greenland The U.S. Embassy Copenhagen announces an open competition for organizations to submit applications to carry out a symposium on identifying disinformation and relying on credible sources for information. Democratic nations are increasingly challenged from outside by antagonistic authoritarian powers. Anti-democratic forces use misinformation, disinformation, and other ... Read More»

Demonstration in front of U.S. Embassy Copenhagen on May 6, 13, 20, and 27, 2021

Demonstration Alert:  U.S. Embassy Copenhagen, Denmark – May 5, 2021 Location:  Copenhagen Event:  The Kurdish Women’s Forum is organizing a series of demonstrations in protest of U.S. government policies. The demonstrations are scheduled to take place every Thursday this month – May 6, 13, 20, and 27 – beginning at 2:00 p.m. and will take ... Read More»

Invitation to a Free Two-Day Seminar on Essential Elements For US Market Success

On May 5 and 6, U.S. Embassy in Copenhagen in partnership with SelectUSA and Runway Innovation Hub is hosting the seminar Essential Elements For US Market Success on how Danish startups can scale up and access the U.S. market.  We encourage you to register and attend!  Read on for further details and registration links. Essential Elements ... Read More»

Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Copenhagen, Denmark

Location:  Copenhagen Event:  A demonstration organized by the Kurdish Women’s Forum in protest of political events in Turkey is scheduled to take place on April 29 beginning at 2:00 p.m. across the street from the U.S. Embassy in Copenhagen.  Local police will be present throughout the demonstration. Actions to Take: Exercise caution if in the ... Read More»

Routine Alert – U.S. Embassy Copenhagen, Denmark

Location:  Denmark Summer is fast approaching, and you might be planning a trip. If you intend to travel in the coming months, please take a moment to check the expiration date of your passport and the passports of all family members.  If your passport is expired, or will soon expire, you should renew your passport now ... Read More»

Travel Advisory Level Change: U.S. Embassy Copenhagen, Denmark

(April 21, 2021) Location:  Denmark  Event:  The Department of State updated the  Travel Advisory for Denmark  from Level 3 (Reconsider Travel) to a Level 4 (Do Not Travel) on April 21.  The advisory level for Denmark was changed because the Department of State has updated our Travel Advisories to better reflect and align with the scientific and statistical data ... Read More»

Greenland Heritage Week at Thule Air Base

Far above the Arctic circle, the small community at Thule Air Base holds an annual festival to celebrate the end of their long, dark winter and the arrival of spring. For over 40 years, the men and women of the 821st Air Base Group have welcomed nearby Greenlanders to “Greenland Heritage Week,” a chance for everyone ... Read More»

Call for Proposals: Environment, Science, Technology, and Health Regional Small Grants Program

The U.S. Regional Environmental Office and the U.S. Consulate in Nuuk of the U.S. Department of State announces an open competition for organizations to submit applications to carry out a program (or project) to promote environmental protection and combat climate change, science collaboration, or health cooperation in Greenland. Total Amount Available: Up to $20,000 Deadline for ... Read More»

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Copenhagen, Denmark

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Copenhagen, Denmark – March 26, 2021 Location: U.S. Embassy in Copenhagen – Østerbro neighborhood Event:  On Saturday, March 27, from 2:00 to 2:30 p.m., Dansk-Cubansk Forening (Danish Cuban Society) will hold a demonstration to protest U.S. government policies towards Cuba.  The demonstration will take place across the street from the ... Read More»

Demonstration Alert:  U.S. Embassy Copenhagen, Denmark

Demonstration Alert:  U.S. Embassy Copenhagen, Denmark – February 26, 2021   Location:  Copenhagen Event:  A demonstration in protest of current health-related restrictions in Denmark is scheduled to take place at Hulgårds Plads in central Copenhagen on Saturday, February 27, at 7:00 p.m.  The demonstration has been organized by a group called Men in Black.  You ... Read More»

Top advisors in the U.S. and Danish governments discuss shared priorities and challenges, including NATO cooperation and the Arctic

National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan spoke by phone yesterday with Jean-Charles Ellermann-Kingombe, Permanent Under-Secretary of State at the Danish Prime Minister’s Office. Mr. Sullivan expressed the Biden Administration’s appreciation for the strong relationship between the United States and the Kingdom of Denmark. He thanked Mr. Ellermann-Kingombe for Denmark’s leadership of the NATO Mission Iraq and ... Read More»

Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Copenhagen, Denmark

Demonstration in Downtown Copenhagen on February 6, 2021 February 5, 2021 Location:  Copenhagen Event:  A demonstration and march in protest of current health-related restrictions in Denmark is scheduled to take place on Saturday, February 6, beginning at 7:00 p.m. The demonstration will take place in central Copenhagen in and around Christiansborg Slotsplads. You should anticipate ... Read More»

Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Copenhagen, Denmark

Demonstration Alert:  U.S. Embassy Copenhagen, Denmark – January 22, 2021 Location:  Copenhagen Event:  A demonstration and march in protest of health-related restrictions in place in Denmark is scheduled to take place on January 23 beginning at 6:00 p.m.  The demonstration will begin in front of the Forum metro station. The exact march route and the ultimate ... Read More»

Ambassador Sands Receives Department of Defense Distinguished Public Service Award

At her farewell ceremony Ambassador Sands received the Department of Defense Distinguished Public Service Award – the highest recognition for non-career civilians – for her vision and leadership in strengthening US – DK, FO, GL security cooperation in the Kingdom of Denmark. Building on a pivotal time in the United States-Kingdom of Denmark bilateral relationship, ... Read More»

Health Alert – Department of State – Bureau of Consular Affairs 

Health Alert – Department of State – Bureau of Consular Affairs (January 15, 2021)   Location: Worldwide – The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director has signed an order requiring all airline passengers traveling to the United States, including U.S. citizens and Lawful Permanent Residents (LPRs), to provide proof of a negative COVID-19 viral test or recovery from COVID-19. Event:  Effective January 26, all airline passengers to the United States ages two years and older must ... Read More»

Demonstration Alert:  U.S. Embassy Copenhagen, Denmark

Security Alert Demonstration in Front of U.S. Embassy Copenhagen on January 6, 2021 Demonstration Alert:  U.S. Embassy Copenhagen, Denmark – January 6, 2021 Location:  Copenhagen Event:  A demonstration is scheduled to take place on January 6 beginning at 1:00 p.m. in front of the U.S. Embassy in Copenhagen in protest of political events taking place ... Read More»

The United States Continues To Recognize Interim President Guaidó and the Last Democratically Elected National Assembly in Venezuela

The United States Continues To Recognize Interim President Guaidó and the Last Democratically Elected National Assembly in Venezuela PRESS STATEMENT MICHAEL R. POMPEO, SECRETARY OF STATE JANUARY 5, 2021   On December 6, 2020, the illegitimate Maduro regime staged fraudulent legislative elections in Venezuela. Sixty countries around the world either came together to issue joint statements, including those released by the ... Read More»

On Progress Toward Peace

On Progress Toward Peace PRESS STATEMENT MICHAEL R. POMPEO, SECRETARY OF STATE DECEMBER 11, 2020   The agreement reached yesterday between Israel and Morocco to normalize relations is another remarkable step toward peace. In the coming weeks, Israel and Morocco will assume full diplomatic relations. This agreement will also grant overflights and direct flights to and from Israel and will promote ... Read More»

Study of the U.S. Institutes (SUSIs) for Student Leaders 2021 – Application deadline: 01/20-2021

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION: Study of the U.S. Institutes (SUSIs) for Student Leaders are intensive short-term academic programs whose purpose is to provide groups of undergraduate student leaders with a deeper understanding of the United States while simultaneously enhancing their leadership skills.  The Institutes will consist of a balanced series of seminar discussions, readings, group presentations and ... Read More»

United States and Partners Promote Accountability for Corruption and Human Rights Abuse

Press statement from U.S. Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo: United States and Partners Promote Accountability for Corruption and Human Rights Abuse   PRESS STATEMENT MICHAEL R. POMPEO, SECRETARY OF STATE DECEMBER 10, 2020   Yesterday and today the United States imposed sanctions under the Global Magnitsky sanctions program on corrupt actors and human rights abusers worldwide.  These actions target actors ... Read More»

Designations of National People’s Congress Officials Undermining the Autonomy of Hong Kong

Press statement from U.S. Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo: Designations of National People’s Congress Officials Undermining the Autonomy of Hong Kong PRESS STATEMENT MICHAEL R. POMPEO, SECRETARY OF STATE DECEMBER 7, 2020 Beijing’s unrelenting assault against Hong Kong’s democratic processes has gutted its Legislative Council, rendering the body a rubber stamp devoid of meaningful opposition. One aspect of that assault ... Read More»

United States Takes Action Against Violators of Religious Freedom

Press statement from U.S. Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo: United States Takes Action Against Violators of Religious Freedom   Religious freedom is an unalienable right, and the bedrock upon which free societies are built and flourish. Today, the United States – a nation founded by those fleeing religious persecution, as the recent Commission on ... Read More»

Anne-Dorte Andersen – A strong voice for the empowerment of girls and women with disabilities

Anne-Dorte Andersen is a former participant of the Global Sports Mentoring Program  (GSMP) founded by the  U.S. Department of State . She is a pioneer and a role-model for girls, women, persons with disabilities, and for Danish society at large. Here, she aims to facilitate inclusion, acceptance, and fun, especially for kids and young persons with disabilities. We have had a conversation with her about her experiences with GSMP. This is her story.  Swimmer, Paralympic medalist, Project Coordinator  ... Read More»

The U.S. Department of State Announces the Arctic Education Alliance

The U.S. Department of State is pleased to announce the Arctic Education Alliance, a new education partnership between organizations and universities in the United States and Greenland.  The Alliance will build vocational education programs that support training in sustainable tourism, hospitality, and land and fisheries management in Greenland.  The project will foster collaboration between U.S. and ... Read More»

Op-ed in Berlingske – U.S. Ambassador: Denmark must rectify the serious short comings in its armed forces 

  Carla Sands, US Ambassador to the Kingdom of Denmark   A translated version of this appeared in Berlingske on November 30, 2020   NATO is the greatest collective security organization in the history of the world. For the last seven decades, NATO has kept the peace to defend our people and our way of life.   One reason our transatlantic ... Read More»

Communiqué on the 2020 Conference on Afghanistan

The following is the text of a joint communiqué issued by the 66 countries and 32 international organizations participating in the 2020 Afghanistan Conference. Begin text: The 2020 Afghanistan Conference took place at the Palais des Nations in Geneva with participants from 66 countries and 32 international organizations. The Conference was held in a virtual ... Read More»

Henry Henson – A U.S. Fulbright Student in Aarhus

Introducing Henry Henson and Fulbright Henry Henson is an American Fulbright Student at Aarhus University. Fulbright Denmark is a world-famous exchange program that creates a unique opportunity for elite students and scholars to study, research, and work with other top students and scholars within their field in all corners of the world. Fulbright connects people ... Read More»

New Partnership Declaration Between the United States of America and the Faroe Islands

November 12 marked a milestone in relations between the United States and the Faroe Islands. The United States, represented by Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for European & Eurasian Affairs Michael J. Murphy, and the Faroe Islands, represented by the Faroese Minister for Foreign Affairs, Education and Culture Jenis av Rana, signed a Partnership Declaration. ... Read More»

Veterans Day – Honoring brave men and women who served

Veterans Day and Armistice Day November 11 is Veterans Day in the United States – an important national holiday on which we honor all those who served our country. Originally known as Armistice Day, because it falls on the day that marks the ending of World War One, the day originally paid tribute to soldiers of the First and Second World War. Many other countries still mark this day in ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Copenhagen

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Copenhagen (November 10, 2020)   (NEW) New Coronavirus Measures Announced for North Jutland: In order to reduce the spread of the coronavirus, Danish authorities announced new restrictions for residents of North Jutland in the municipalities of  Hjørring, Frederikshavn, Brønderslev, Jammerbugt, Vesthimmerland, Thisted and Læsø, where a new strain of the ... Read More»

Celebrating the Election and Democracy

Talking about the elections Every four years there is a Presidential Election in the U.S. and for us that means election celebrations and election events. In an election year, we talk to many more schools than in an average year, we visit many more organizations. And of course answer many election related questions. This year ... Read More»

Demonstration Alert:  U.S. Embassy Copenhagen, Denmark

Demonstration Alert:  U.S. Embassy Copenhagen, Denmark – November 5, 2020   Location:  Copenhagen Event:  A demonstration and march are scheduled to take place on November 5 beginning at 3:00 p.m.  The event will start in front of Christiansborg Palace in central Copenhagen before making its way to the U.S. Embassy in the Osterbro neighborhood of ... Read More»

Statement on Improved Cooperation in Greenland

For Immediate Release PRESS RELEASE U.S. Embassy Copenhagen October 28, 2020 Statement on Improved Cooperation in Greenland   The United States has a long history of close cooperation with the Danish and Greenlandic governments based on our deep economic ties, strong defense partnership, and shared respect for democratic values, human rights, and the rule of ... Read More»

A celebration of investments in Denmark and increased trade between Denmark and the U.S.

On October 1, Ambassador Sands participated in a dinner at Sølyst arranged by the American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham) in Denmark . The purpose of the dinner was to award the prize for this year’s “Foreign Company of the Year Award.” IBM Denmark received the prestigious honor this year in recognition of their continued efforts on developing and innovating their business in Denmark. The jury emphasized ... Read More»

Joint Statement on the Human Rights Situation in Xinjiang and the Recent Developments in Hong Kong, Delivered by Germany on Behalf of 39 Countries

U.S. Mission to the United Nations New York, New York October 6, 2020 AS DELIVERED (By Ambassador Christoph Heusgen, Permanent Representative of the German Mission to the United Nations) Mr. President, I have the honor of delivering this cross-regional joint statement on behalf of the following 39 countries: Albania, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, ... Read More»

Statement on the Importance of the EU and U.S. Partnership for Security Telecommunications Infrastructure

The text of the following statement was released by United States Under Secretary of State for Economic Growth, Energy and the Environment Mr. Keith Krach and European Commissioner for Internal Market Mr. Thierry Breton on the importance of the EU and U.S. partnership for securing telecommunications infrastructure. Begin Text: Under Secretary Keith Krach and Commissioner ... Read More»

U.S., Denmark and 27 Nations Co-sign Joint Statement on Internet Shutdowns in Belarus

The text of the following statement was released by the Governments of the United States of America, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Cyprus, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Ireland, Japan, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Slovenia, Sweden, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, and Ukraine. Begin Text: We, the ... Read More»

Ambassador Sands’ remarks at the 2020 Independence Day Celebrations

Excellencies, Ministers, distinguished colleagues, and friends – welcome. Thank you for joining me on this beautiful afternoon to celebrate American independence and the birth of our great democracy, which turns 244 years old this year. This occasion gives us the opportunity to honor the strong and historic alliance between the United States and the Kingdom ... Read More»

Message for U.S. Citizens:  Reminder to Register to Vote

Message for U.S. Citizens:  Reminder to Register to Vote (August 21, 2020) ** In our last voting-related message we listed the use of a commercial courier service (e.g., DHL, FedEx) as a mailing option for your Federal Post Card Application (FPCA) and/or absentee ballot.  We received several questions on the use of such services, so we have updated information ... Read More»

Pride Week 2020 – Open Letter from Ambassador Carla Sands

On the occasion of Copenhagen Pride Week 2020, the entire U.S. Embassy team and I wish all those throughout the Kingdom of Denmark a great week full of inspiring conversations that seek to provide solutions for advancing the rights of LGBTI persons and protecting them from violence, criminalization, discrimination and stigma. Protecting and defending human ... Read More»

Message for U.S. Citizens: Overseas Voter Registration Information

Celebrate democracy this 4th of July by taking the necessary steps to vote in the 2020 U.S. elections! In order to vote in the November 2020 elections, all overseas U.S. citizens need to have completed a  Federal Post Card Application (FPCA)  in 2020.  Whether you are a first-time voter or have already received ballots and voted absentee in past elections, ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Copenhagen, Denmark

Location:  Denmark (NEW) Suspension of Weekly Health Alert Message:  Today’s message is the last weekly COVID-19-related health alert the U.S. Embassy will send to U.S. citizens in the Kingdom of Denmark.  The U.S. Embassy will continue to maintain a COVID-19 information page on our website .  If you require our assistance, please write to us at CopenhagenACS@state.gov or visit our website here. ... Read More»

The Clean Network Safeguards America’s Assets

The spread in the United States of mobile applications developed and owned by companies in the People’s Republic of China (China) continues to threaten the national security, foreign policy, and economy of the United States.” —President Donald J. Trump, August 6, 2020  “We’ve urged countries to become Clean Countries so that their citizens’ private information ... Read More»

Ambassador Sands visits the Faroe Islands

In July, Ambassador Sands and a small delegation from U.S. Embassy Denmark visited the Faroe Islands. In the Embassy’s constant efforts to strengthen and deepen relations with all parts of the Kingdom of Denmark, Ambassador Sands and the delegation met with people from across Faroese government and society. The U.S. and the Faroe Islands have ... Read More»

Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Copenhagen, Denmark

Travelers Recently Arrived from the United States Seeking Appointments at the Embassy:  Danish government authorities strongly encourage any travelers arriving in Denmark from the United States to self-quarantine for 14 days upon arrival in Denmark. To mitigate the health risk to embassy visitors and staff, travelers from the United States will be permitted to schedule an appointment ... Read More»

Appointment of U.S. Coordinator for the Arctic Region

The Department of State has appointed  Jim DeHart as the U.S. Coordinator for the Arctic Region .  Serving as the principal advisor to the Secretary and the Deputy Secretary on all Arctic matters, DeHart will lead and coordinate the Department’s policy-making and diplomatic engagement on Arctic-related issues to advance U.S. interests in the region related to safety and security, sustainable economic growth, and cooperation among ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Copenhagen, Denmark

Location:  Denmark (NEW)  Travelers Recently Arrived from the United States Seeking Appointments at the Embassy:  Danish government authorities strongly encourage any travelers arriving in Denmark from the United States  – which is currently classified as a  “banned country”  – to self-quarantine for 14 days upon arrival in Denmark.  To mitigate the health risk to embassy visitors and staff, travelers ... Read More»

Secretary Michael R. Pompeo With Johannes Langkilde of DR1

INTERVIEW MICHAEL R. POMPEO, SECRETARY OF STATE COPENHAGEN, DENMARK U.S. CHIEF OF MISSION RESIDENCE JULY 22, 2020 You can watch the interview on DR.DK   QUESTION:  Mr. Secretary, welcome to Denmark.  I hope that you are enjoying our country. SECRETARY POMPEO:  It’s been a great visit, Johannes.  Thanks for having me. QUESTION:  Great to hear that.  We have limited time, sir, so ... Read More»

Secretary Michael R. Pompeo at a Press Availability with Danish Foreign Minister Jeppe Kofod

REMARKS TO THE PRESS MICHAEL R. POMPEO, SECRETARY OF STATE MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS COPENHAGEN, DENMARK JULY 22, 2020 FOREIGN MINISTER KOFOD:  Welcome, Secretary Pompeo, Mike.  Let me start by welcoming you to Denmark.  High-level visits these days are rare due to the global COVID-19 pandemic, and your decision to prioritize to come to official visit here to Denmark underscores the ... Read More»

Demonstration Alert:  U.S. Embassy Copenhagen, Denmark

Demonstration Alert:  U.S. Embassy Copenhagen, Denmark – July 22, 2020   Location:  Copenhagen Event:  A demonstration and march is scheduled to take place on July 22 beginning at 4:30 p.m. The event will start in front of the U.S. Embassy in Copenhagen in the Osterbro neighborhood before making its way to Trianglen and Sankt Hans ... Read More»

Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Copenhagen, Denmark

Location:  Denmark (NEW) U.S. Embassy Closed for Routine Citizenship Appointments Until August 13:  The U.S. Embassy in Copenhagen is closed for critical renovation work until August 12.  We will reopen for passport and CRBA services on August 13.  We regret the inconvenience caused by this temporary closure.  The Embassy will process cases as quickly as possible ... Read More»

Once interned in China, Uyghur American fights for religious freedom

Nury Turkel was born in a reeducation camp during China’s Cultural Revolution. Today, he is fighting for religious freedom in China and around the world as a newly appointed commissioner on the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF). A Uyghur American, Turkel says his May 26 appointment to the Commission shows that the U.S. ... Read More»

Secretary Pompeo will travel to Copenhagen, Denmark, on July 22

Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo will travel to London, UK, and Copenhagen, Denmark, July 20 to July 22. While in London, Secretary Pompeo will meet with Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab to discuss global priorities, including the COVID-19 economic recovery plans, issues related to the People’s Republic of China (PRC) ... Read More»

Factsheet: United States Contributions to the Global Response to COVID-19

The U.S. Government leads the globe with $12.5 billion allocated to benefit international COVID-19 response, including commitments for the development of vaccines and therapeutics, preparedness efforts, and foreign assistance. We are achieving real results, helping nations around the world respond to COVID-19 and thereby protecting the homeland. We continue to ensure that the substantial U.S. ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Copenhagen, Denmark

Location:  Denmark (NEW) U.S. Citizens in Sweden:  Effective July 11 the Danish government issued updated border entry guidance and announced that the border region of Skane in Sweden is now considered an “open” region for the purposes of travel to Denmark.  U.S. citizen applicants residing in an open region within Sweden can schedule a passport appointment at the U.S. ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Copenhagen, Denmark

Location:  Denmark (NEW)Travel Nonstop to Denmark if Entering Under Danish “Sweetheart” Exception:  If you are travelling from the United States to Denmark under one of the Denmark-specific border exceptions that are not part of the broader EU border exceptions (e.g. sweetheart declaration for the partner/boyfriend/girlfriend of a Danish citizen or resident of Denmark), we strongly ... Read More»

The Charter of the United Nations turns 75

When  the Charter of the United Nations  was signed on June 26, 1945, it set the stage for a post-World War II era dedicated to the resolution of international disputes by peaceful means. Fifty of the U.N.’s original 51 member countries signed the charter at the San Francisco Conference (Poland signed the charter two months later). The charter proclaimed the U.N.’s ... Read More»

The Tide is Turning Toward Trusted 5G Vendors

PRESS STATEMENT MICHAEL R. POMPEO, SECRETARY OF STATE JUNE 24, 2020 The tide is turning against Huawei as citizens around the world are waking up to the danger of the Chinese Communist Party’s surveillance state. Huawei’s deals with telecommunications operators around the world are evaporating, because countries are only allowing trusted vendors in their 5G networks. Examples include the Czech Republic, Poland, Sweden, Estonia, Romania, ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Copenhagen, Denmark

(June 23, 2020) Location:  Denmark (NEW) Danish Authorities to Announce Additional Loosening of Border Restrictions on June 27:  The Danish border closure – imposed on March 14 – remains in place for most tourism-related travel.  The Danish authorities announced that effective June 27, Denmark will allow additional tourism-related travel for individuals travelling from countries determined to ... Read More»

Factsheet: United States Contributions to the Global Response to COVID-19

The United States continues to lead the global effort to respond to and end the COVID-19 pandemic. Building upon decades of investment in life-saving health and humanitarian assistance, the American people should be proud of the real results we are achieving through our help to nations around the world, which also helps protect the homeland. ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Copenhagen, Denmark

Location:  Denmark (NEW) Save Time Using the Passport Renewal-by-Mail Option: Most adults can renew their passport using the mail-in option. Due to the limited number of in-person embassy appointments and the application processing backlog, we ask that you use the mail-in option if you are eligible. This saves you time and leaves available appointment slots ... Read More»

Statement by Ambassador Sands on the Opening of U.S. Consulate Nuuk

On behalf of the U.S. government, I am excited to begin this new chapter in our relationship with Greenland and the entire Kingdom of Denmark by re-establishing our consulate in Nuuk, Greenland. The consulate is another positive sign of the strong collaboration between the U.S. government and the Greenlandic and Danish governments. I want to ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Copenhagen, Denmark

Location:  Denmark (NEW) Danish border remains closed for most tourism: The Danish border closure – imposed on March 14 – remains in place for most tourism-related travel.  The ban applies to all foreign tourists coming to Denmark, except for those permanently living in Germany, Norway, and Iceland who – effective June 15 – will be permitted to ... Read More»

Demonstration Alert:  U.S. Embassy Copenhagen, Denmark

Location:  Copenhagen Event:  Demonstrations and marches are scheduled between June 5 and June 7 at the following locations and times: Friday, June 5 at 10:30 a.m. in the Osterbro neighborhood of Copenhagen, near the U.S. Embassy. Friday, June 5 at 3:00 p.m.  Beginning in front of the U.S. Embassy in Copenhagen before making its way ... Read More»

Statement from the U.S. Embassy on the situation in the U.S. following the death of George Floyd

As President Trump has stated, ‘the death of George Floyd was a grave tragedy and should never have happened. It has filled Americans all over the country with horror, anger, and grief.’ Our Department of Justice has made clear that accountability for his death is being addressed through the regular process of our criminal justice ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Copenhagen, Denmark (June 2, 2020)

Location:  Denmark (NEW) Denmark border closed to tourists until August 31.Danish government officials announced Denmark will keep its border closed to tourists until August 31. Limited access will be granted for Germans, Norwegians, and Icelandic residents beginning June 15 who will be allowed to visit Denmark, but only if they have a lodging reservation of at ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Copenhagen, Denmark (May 26, 2020)

Location:  Denmark (NEW) U.S. Embassy Copenhagen Continues Mission Critical Citizenship Services:  The U.S. Embassy in Copenhagen continues to offer mission critical appointments for citizenship services:  U.S. passports and Consular Reports of Birth Abroad (CRBA).  If you are eligible to  renew your passport by mail , use this option to avoid wait times for an in-person appointment. Expect long delays to receive ... Read More»

Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Copenhagen, Denmark

Location:  Denmark (NEW) U.S. Embassy Copenhagen Resumes Limited Citizenship Services:  Beginning May 20 the U.S. Embassy in Copenhagen will resume limited appointments for citizenship services:  U.S. passports and Consular Reports of Birth Abroad (CRBA).  If you are eligible to  renew your passport by mail , use this option to avoid wait times for an in-person appointment. Expect long delays to receive ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Copenhagen, Denmark

Location:  Denmark (NEW) Danish Border Closure Extended to June 1:  The Danish border closure – imposed on March 14 and scheduled to be in effect until May 10 – was extended to June 1.  The ban applies to all foreign tourists coming to Denmark.  The ban does not apply to foreigners who have valid Danish work or ... Read More»

Additional U.S. Foreign Assistance Builds Upon U.S. Leadership in the Global COVID-19 Response

As we work together to defeat the coronavirus at home, the United States stands with our global partners in their time of need, as we always have. A healthier world means a healthier United States. For more than a half century, the United States has been the largest contributor to global health security and humanitarian ... Read More»

Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Copenhagen, Denmark

(May 5, 2020) (NEW)Commercial Flights to the U.S.:  SAS Airlines’ nonstop U.S.-bound flights remain suspended with no definitive date announced when it will resume these routes.  If you have an SAS airline ticket for summer travel do not assume the flight is guaranteed.  SAS has previously cancelled flights with short notice; check with SAS to ... Read More»

Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Copenhagen, Denmark

(NEW) Event*:  Danish Police Ban on Gatherings in Island Brygge:  Effective April 25,  the Copenhagen police instituted a ban  on gathering or loitering on the waterfront area in Island Brygge, which is across the canal from the Marriott Hotel.  Residents and visitors may continue to walk and run through the area.  However, loitering is prohibited and may result in a fine of 2500 DKK.  ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Copenhagen, Denmark

Location:  Denmark (NEW) Event*: Routine passport processing remains suspended worldwide: The embassy does not have a definitive date for the resumption of passport processing. We are aware that the temporary suspension of passport services is impacting the ability of U.S citizens to renew their residence permits in Denmark.  The Danish Immigration (SIRI) authorities are also aware that U.S. passport ... Read More»

WAKE UP TO THE ARCTIC’S IMPORTANCE

By U.S. Ambassador to Denmark, Carla Sands The majestic landscape of the Arctic – from the snow-capped peaks of the Brooks Range in Alaska to the vast Greenland Ice Sheet – creates the impression of permanence and timelessness. But with new sea lanes opening and milder inland climates, the Arctic’s landscape is rapidly changing. Many ... Read More»

President Donald J. Trump Is Demanding Accountability From the World Health Organization

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Copenhagen, Denmark

Location:  Denmark (NEW) Event*: Routine passport processing remains suspended: Due to public health measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19, the U.S Department of State has significantly limited passport operations at all domestic passport facilities, including the facilities where all U.S. passport books are physically made, printed, and shipped to U.S. citizens around the world.  This has ... Read More»

Åbent brev fra Carla Sands, USAs ambassadør til det danske kongerige

Kære ven, Foråret og det dejlige vejr er vendt tilbage til Danmark. Når jeg finder tid til at nyde solskinnet, er det nemt at forestille sig, for et øjeblik, at tingene er ved at vende tilbage til det normale. Men når jeg så hører nyhederne, bliver jeg hurtigt mindet om, at vi stadig står midt ... Read More»

Continuing U.S. Leadership in the Global COVID-19 Response Through Additional U.S. Foreign Assistance

PRESS STATEMENT MICHAEL R. POMPEO, SECRETARY OF STATE APRIL 8, 2020 Thanks to the unmatched generosity of the American people and the efforts of the U.S. Government, the United States has continued to lead the world’s public health and humanitarian response to the COVID-19 pandemic. We are building on that leadership, with another $225 million in health, humanitarian, and economic assistance ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Copenhagen, Denmark

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Copenhagen, Denmark (April 8, 2020)   Location:  Denmark     (NEW) Event*:  Extension of Cancellation of Air Greenland Flights:  On April 7, Air Greenland canceled all domestic and international passenger flights through April 30.  In addition, the Greenlandic government extended the ban of all travel in and out of the capital city of ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Copenhagen, Denmark

Location:  Denmark (NEW) Event*:  Extension of Danish Government Restrictions:  On April 6, the Danish government announced an extension of the border closures through May 10.  The Danish borders are closed to all but Danish citizens, individuals with Danish work or residency permits, and those the Danish government determines have a critical purpose of travel (e.g. someone commissioned to ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Copenhagen, Denmark

Location:  Denmark (NEW) Event*:   British Airways  has scheduled direct flights between Copenhagen and London Heathrow on April 6 and 8.  After April 8 the British Airways flight between Copenhagen and London may be temporarily suspended.  If you have scheduled a flight on British Airways for a later date, please contact the carrier directly to rebook your travel.  Daily ... Read More»

Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Copenhagen, Denmark

Location:  Denmark (NEW) Event:  International commercial flight options currently exist in Denmark.  U.S. citizens who wish to return to the United States should make commercial arrangements as soon as possible unless they are prepared to remain abroad for an indefinite period.  The U.S. government does not anticipate arranging repatriation flights from Denmark at this time. Global ... Read More»

Åbent brev fra USA’s Ambassadør i Kongeriget Danmark, Carla Sands

(English version below) Kære ven, Jeg er blevet dybt rørt over de scenarier, der udspiller sig i Italien, flere steder i Europa og i Brooklyn i New York, hvor folk står på deres altaner og synger og spiller sammen med deres naboer. Jeg er også meget inspireret af de mange positive beskeder og hilsener i ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Copenhagen, Denmark

Location:  Denmark *Event:  Scandinavian Airlines Flight from Stockholm to Newark Temporarily Cancelled (NEW)  Beginning April 1,  Scandinavian Airlines (SAS)  temporarily cancelled its direct flight from Stockholm, Sweden to Newark, New Jersey.  Daily flight options with other air carriers from Denmark to the United States with connections through Amsterdam, Frankfurt, and London remain available.  Book directly with the airline if ... Read More»

U.S. Purchase of Needed Supplies from Russia

PRESS STATEMENT MORGAN ORTAGUS, DEPARTMENT SPOKESPERSON The United States is committed to the global fight against COVID-19.  We are a generous and reliable contributor to crisis response and humanitarian action across the world, but we cannot do it alone.  The countries of the G20 agreed last week to work together to defeat the coronavirus, and we are working closely ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Copenhagen, Denmark

Location:  Denmark *Event:  U.S Citizen Adult Passport Renewals during the COVID-19 Pandemic (NEW)  Due to the COVID-19 pandemic U.S. Embassy Copenhagen routine consular services remain suspended until futher notice. However, most U.S. citizen adults in the Kingdom of Denmark may be eligible to renew their passports using a mail-in/online option.  Review the eligibility requirements below: Eligibility Requirements for ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Copenhagen, Denmark

Location:  Denmark *Event:  Important Information for Overseas Voters during the COVID-19 Pandemic (NEW)The Federal Voting Assistance Program (FVAP) is tracking the impact of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) on active duty military, their eligible family members, and U.S. citizens abroad and recommending ways to avoid any postal issues that may result from changes made by international postal ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Copenhagen, Denmark

Location:  Denmark *Event:  The Department of State released a Global level 4 Health Advisory on March 19 advising all U.S. citizens who live in the United States to arrange for immediate return, unless they are prepared to remain abroad for an indefinite period.  If the Kingdom of Denmark is your normal place of residence and you ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Copenhagen, Denmark

Location:  Denmark Event:  The Department of State released a Global level 4 Health Advisory on March 19 advising all U.S. citizens who live in the United States to arrange for immediate return, unless they are prepared to remain abroad for an indefinite period.  If the Kingdom of Denmark is your normal place of residence and you ... Read More»

NOTICE for U.S. Citizen Travelers

STEP: Smart Traveler Enrollment Program Subscribe to get up-to-date safety and security information and help us reach you in an emergency abroad. Enroll for alerts at  step.state.gov . In Case of Emergency: Call 1-888-407-4747 (U.S./Canada); +1-202-501-4444 (overseas); or contact the nearest embassy:  go.usa.gov/xduQM. Recommended Web Browsers: Internet Explorer 11 with compatibility view or Google Chrome. Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Copenhagen, Denmark

Location:  Denmark Event:  Commercial Flights to U.S. Still Available:  The U.S. Embassy in Copenhagen is tracking flight availability closely in an effort to provide U.S. citizens in the Kingdom of Denmark accurate, timely information.  As of March 25, there are at least seven daily, commercial flight options from Copenhagen to European hubs with onward connections to ... Read More»

Statement from Ambassador Sands

We must work together to overcome the COVID-19 outbreak and the spread of disinformation. Please only trust and share information from credible sources, and, when possible, refer directly to the relevant authorities. It is a fact that the U.S., as with our allies in Europe, is contributing across the world to help stop the spread ... Read More»

President Trump’s Decisive Action on Coronavirus: Containment, Mitigation, and Innovation

President Trump has taken action to stem the spread of the virus, mitigate its impact on the U.S., and find innovative solutions to address this outbreak. CONTAINMENT: President Trump has taken action to restrict travel from impacted areas and secure our borders. President Trump implemented travel restrictions on travel from China in January. The President ... Read More»

U.S. Embassy Copenhagen, Denmark (March 18, 2020)

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Copenhagen, Denmark (March 18, 2020) Location:  Denmark Event:  Effective 10:00 a.m. on March 18, the government of Denmark has implemented new measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19. The Danish government has prohibited groups of more than ten people gathering in any public space indoors or outdoors.  Furthermore, the Danish government strongly ... Read More»

Summary of U.S. Actions to Counter COVID-19 – will be updated frequently

President Trump and his Administration are working every day to protect the health and wellbeing of Americans and respond to the coronavirus. WHOLE-OF-GOVERNMENT RESPONSE President Trump signed legislation securing $8.3 billion for coronavirus response. President Trump declared a national emergency, inviting States, territories, and tribes to access over $42 billion in existing funding. To leverage ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Copenhagen

Location:  Denmark Event:  Due to reduced staffing, effective March 17 only emergency American Citizen Services are available at the U.S. Embassy in Copenhagen. There is an ongoing outbreak of Coronavirus (COVID-19) first identified in Wuhan, China.  The global public health threat posed by COVID-19 is high, with more than 185,000 reported cases worldwide.  As of March 16, ... Read More»

Message from Ambassador Sands

Dear Friends of the U.S. Embassy and Residents of the Kingdom of Denmark, Our countries have a long and storied friendship, and we will get through this difficult time together. My team and I encourage everyone to follow the travel guidelines announced by the Danish government ( 14 March Security announcement ) and follow the practices recommended by the authorities ... Read More»

Limited Acceptance of Citizenship Applications 

Updated: April 12, 2021   Accepting Limited Citizenship Appointments:  The U.S. Embassy is open for U.S. passports and Consular Reports of Birth Abroad (CRBA).  We are limiting appointments to adhere to social distancing guidelines.  You can schedule a citizenship appointment at the U.S. Embassy in Copenhagen  online .  If you are an adult renewing your 10-year ... Read More»

The Trump Administration is Working to Rapidly Expand Coronavirus Testing

The Trump Administration is taking action to speed up coronavirus testing and increase accessibility across the country. The FDA is working to help significantly speed up testing and expand accessibility for Americans. The FDA issued emergency approval for a new commercial coronavirus test by Roche that will help greatly expand testing nationwide. FDA: “The FDA authorized ... Read More»

Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Copenhagen, Denmark

Location:  Denmark Event: Effective 12:00 p.m. local time on March 14 the government of Denmark will close its borders to all but Danish citizens, individuals with Danish work or residency permits, and those the Danish government determines have a critical purpose of travel (eg, someone commissioned to provide goods or services in Denmark).  The measures will ... Read More»

Experts agree that travel restrictions are critical to helping curb the spread of the coronavirus

HHS Secretary Alex Azar : “The travel restrictions that the President put in place at around the beginning of this month [on China] have given our country valuable time to prepare, and that is precisely what they were designed to do.” U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Michael Adams: “[W]e knew most of the cases were coming from China and that’s why the President took an unprecedented ... Read More»

(Updated May 28, 2020) Important Notice: Presidential Proclamation to Limit the Spread of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus

Entry of non-LPR foreign nationals who were present in the People’s Republic of China, not including the Special Administrative Regions of Hong Kong and Macau, the Islamic Republic of Iran, the 26 countries that comprise the Schengen Zone, the UK, Ireland, or Brazil within 14 days prior to their arrival at the port of entry ... Read More»

Temporary Pause of International Exchange Programs Due to COVID-19

MEDIA NOTE |  OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON | MARCH 12, 2020 The Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) will temporarily pause all ECA-funded programs that involve travel to and from countries with heightened U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Alert Level 2 (Practice Enhanced Precautions) and Warning Level 3 (Avoid Nonessential Travel) or heightened State Department COVID-19 related Travel Advisory ... Read More»

President Trump Has Taken Unprecedented Steps To Respond To The Coronavirus

President Donald J. Trump Has Taken Unprecedented Steps To Respond To The Coronavirus And Protect The Health And Safety Of Americans March 11, 2020 FACT SHEET Together we are putting into policy a plan to prevent, detect, treat and create a vaccine against coronavirus to save lives in America and the world. America will get ... Read More»

President Trump secures no-cost virus testing for Americans

The Trump Administration is leading an “all-of-America” approach, as Vice President Mike Pence calls it, to protect Americans during the global Coronavirus outbreak. “Last week, at this table, the President met with pharmaceutical leaders, we met with nursing home leaders, leaders of commercial labs, airline industries,” Vice President Pence said . “We’re bringing all of the businesses of the ... Read More»

HIGHLIGHTS | President Trump and Members of the Coronavirus Task Force Hold a News Conference

President Trump and members of the Task Force provided an update on the Administration’s coronavirus response efforts. LOOKING OUT FOR WORKERS AND BUSINESSES PRESIDENT TRUMP: “We are going to take care of and have been taking care of the American public and the American economy. We are going to be asking tomorrow — we’re seeing ... Read More»

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Copenhagen

Location:  Denmark, countrywide Event: Heightened Middle East Tensions There is heightened tension in the Middle East that may result in security risks to U.S. citizens abroad.  Out of an abundance of caution, U.S. Embassy personnel and other U.S. citizens in the Kingdom of Denmark are encouraged to maintain a high level of vigilance and practice ... Read More»

Secretary Pompeo’s Human Rights Day Statement.

In English Hello, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo here. 71 years ago today, the United Nations adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. That document identified common rights and freedoms to which all peopleare entitled.  Today we mark that landmark achievement with International Human Rights Day. America’s founders knew that unalienable rights ‒ human rights ... Read More»

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Copenhagen, Denmark

Location: Denmark, countrywide Event:  During the holiday season, security measures in Denmark remain heightened due to ongoing threats posed by transnational terrorist organizations and individuals inspired by violent extremist ideology throughout Europe.  Violent extremists continue to focus on locations such as Christmas holiday markets, shopping malls, airports, clubs, restaurants, places of worship, transportation hubs, and other ... Read More»

The US View on the Arctic

As delivered at the Annual Security Policy Conference at Christiansborg, November 15, 2019   Your Excellencies, Members of Parliament, Generals, Ladies and Gentlemen – good afternoon. Thank you for the opportunity to speak with you today about the United States and our view on the Arctic. I want to thank our hosts, Folk & Sikkerhed, ... Read More»

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Copenhagen, Denmark – September 24, 2019

Location:  Copenhagen, Denmark Event:  Due to an increase in gun violence in the areas of Nørrebro, Ishøj, and Hundige, Copenhagen Police have instituted a stop-and-search zone in a large area covering Nørrebro.  The ordinance – which will run through September 30 – allows police officers to stop and search anyone within the area without cause. ... Read More»

Demonstration Alert: Demonstrations in Copenhagen on Monday, September 2

Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Copenhagen, Denmark – August 30, 2019 Locations: Across the street from the U.S. Embassy – Copenhagen, Denmark The Kings New Square area (Kongens Nytorv) – Copenhagen, Denmark Danish parliament building in Christiansborg area – Copenhagen, Denmark Blagards Plads, Norrebro neighborhood – Copenhagen, Denmark Event:  Multiple demonstrations are scheduled throughout Copenhagen and across ... Read More»

Ambassador Sands participates in Ólavsøka

Ambassador Sands visited the Faroe Islands to participate in the festivities surrounding the Faroese National Day, Ólavsøka. During the visit, Ambassador Sands met with Faroese Prime Minister Aksel Johannesen, saw the traditional boat races and participated in National Day celebrations.   Thank you @Tinganes for inviting me to #Ólavsøka . Many thanks to the #Faroese people for the special ... Read More»

Remarks by Ambassador Sands at the 2019 Independence Day celebrations on June 20.

Your excellencies, ministers, ladies and gentlemen, friends and colleagues, welcome to Rydhave and happy Independence Day. Thank you for joining us to honor the day our forefathers pledged their sacred honor to the founding of the United States and the idea that liberty is man’s highest calling. First, I would like to say to our ... Read More»

Remarks by Ambassador Sands at the Future Greenland Conference

The United States and Greenland: New Opportunities Through Expanded Partnership and Cooperation Good morning.  Thank you for this opportunity to speak with you all.  I see some friends and familiar faces in the audience.  I know that everyone here has Greenland’s future and best interests at heart.  You are joined by the United States in ... Read More»

Demonstration Alert:  U.S. Embassy Copenhagen, Denmark – April 14, 2019

Location:  Norrebro Neighborhood – Copenhagen, Denmark Event:  The U.S. Embassy in Copenhagen informs U.S. citizens that demonstrations are currently taking place at Blagards Plads in the Norrebro neighborhood of Copenhagen.   The demonstrations have resulted in clashes between demonstrators and the Danish police.  The police remain in the area and are closely monitoring the situation. U.S. government ... Read More»

Demonstration Alert:  U.S. Embassy Copenhagen, Denmark – March 20, 2019

Location:  Christiansborg Slotsplads – Copenhagen, Denmark Event:  The U.S. Embassy in Copenhagen informs U.S. citizens that Hizb ut Tahrir will hold their Friday prayers on March 22, 2019 at 12:30 p.m. at the Danish Parliament, located at Christiansborg Slotsplads in Copenhagen. Stram Kurs, a Danish political party, will hold a demonstration at the same time and place.  ... Read More»

No More Time to Waste – Denmark and Europe Must Address Uncomfortable Defense Realities

By U.S. Ambassador to Denmark, Carla H. Sands Published on December 6, 2018, in Politiken. Read in Danish The partnership between the United States and Denmark is among the strongest in the world.  For over seven decades we have relied upon each other with the surety of friendship and a shared worldview. Our nations have long believed in ... Read More»

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Copenhagen, Denmark

Location:  Denmark, countrywide Event:  During the holiday season security measures in Denmark remain heightened due to ongoing threats posed by transnational terrorist organizations and individuals inspired by extremist ideology throughout Europe.  Extremists continue to focus on tourist locations such as Christmas holiday markets, shopping malls, airports, clubs, restaurants, places of worship, transportation hubs, and other ... Read More»

WHY IT IS SO IMPORTANT THAT THE EU AND THE U.S. AGREE ABOUT FREE TRADE

Berlingske, Section 1, page 44.  Sunday, November 18, 2018 – Read the story on Berlingske.dk WHY IT IS SO IMPORTANT THAT THE EU AND THE US AGREE ABOUT FREE TRADE By the United States Ambassador to Denmark, Carla Sands, and the Danish Ambassador to the United States, Lars Lose. The bonds between Denmark and the United States are strong.  Between ... Read More»

Ambassador Sands and Embassy Staff visit the Faroe Islands

Ambassador Sands and staff from several Embassy sections visited the Faroe Islands in late August, 2018. During the visit the delegation met with Arctic Command for a briefing about their work in the waters around the Faroe Islands. A visit to Vinnuhúsið/Industriens Hus was also on the agenda. Ambassador Sands was briefed on the Faroese ... Read More»

Ambassador Sands’ remarks at the 2018 Pride Reception

Good afternoon, everyone, and welcome. I’m joined here by my fellow hosts – the Ambassador of Australia, the Charge d’Affaires from Canada, and the Deputy Head of Mission of the UK, because we all share a common goal: to advance the equal rights and human rights of LGBTI persons. And I know we share that ... Read More»

Statement by U.S. Ambassador to the Kingdom of Denmark Carla Sands and The Embassy of the United States of America

Statement by U.S. Ambassador to the Kingdom of Denmark Carla Sands and The Embassy of the United States of America August 8, 2018 We are disappointed to learn that some members of local lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex (LGBTI) organizations have declined to attend the Pride reception hosted by the embassies of the United ... Read More»

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Copenhagen

Location:  Across the street from U.S. Embassy Copenhagen, Denmark Event:  Demonstrations are expected to take place on Monday, June 25, 2018 from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. and on Saturday, June 30, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. across the street from the U.S. Embassy in Copenhagen, Denmark.  The groups intend to protest U.S. ... Read More»

I cannot imagine a better ally nor a better friend to America than Denmark – Ambassador Sands’ Independence Day Remarks

Remarks by Ambassador Sands at the 2018 Independence Day Celebrations on June 21 at Rydhave   Ministers, Ambassadors, distinguished colleagues, and friends— welcome. What a pleasure it is to have you here as we gather to celebrate my nation’s 242nd birthday. This is my first American Independence Day in Denmark and it is both my ... Read More»

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Copenhagen, Denmark (May 11, 2018)

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Copenhagen, Denmark (May 11, 2018)   Location:  Fredens Park (Fredensgade and Blegdamsvej, 2100 Copenhagen)  and U.S. Embassy in Copenhagen (Dag Hammarskjölds Allé 24, 2100 København, Denmark)   Event: A demonstration by the group Boykot Israel-Frit Palaestina will take place on Sunday, May 13, 2018 at 3:00 p.m.  The event will ... Read More»

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Copenhagen, Denmark

Location:  Denmark, countrywide Event:  The U.S. government remains concerned that terrorists are intent on targeting U.S. citizens, including children.  Terrorists may employ a variety of tactics, such as violent assaults and kidnappings.  In the past they have used knives, guns, and vehicles as ramming devices.  They may target schools, hospitals, churches, tourist locations, transportation hubs, ... Read More»

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Copenhagen (Thursday, April 26, 2018)

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Copenhagen (Thursday, April 26, 2018) Locations: Various Locations in Denmark Event: May 1st is International Workers’ Day. Several labor rallies, celebrations, and demonstrations will be held throughout Denmark on the day. Some of the events in Denmark include: An event hosted by the Greater Copenhagen Trade Union will take place ... Read More»

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Copenhagen, Denmark

Location:  Albertslund, Copenhagen, Denmark Event:  Copenhagen Police report an increase in gun violence in Albertslund, part of Greater Copenhagen.  According to police, over the past week, there have been six shootings in Western Copenhagen, to the north of Roskildevej between Albertslund and Taastrup.  The perpetrators have shot into houses, at bystanders from moving vehicles, and ... Read More»

U.S. Passport Execution Fee Will Increase to $35  

Effective April 2, 2018, the passport execution fee will increase from $25 to $35.  The $10 execution fee increase only applies to U.S. passport applicants using the DS-11 form, such as first-time applicants over 16, children under 16, and applicants who re-apply after reporting their previous passport lost or stolen. The $10 fee increase does not apply ... Read More»

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Copenhagen

Location:    Across the street from U.S. Embassy Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark Event:         A demonstration by the group “March for Our Lives” is expected to take place across the street from U.S. Embassy Copenhagen on Saturday, March 24, 2018 beginning at 12:00 noon.  Local authorities estimate that up to 200 individuals will participate and that the ... Read More»

Lapse of appropriations

At this time, scheduled passport and visa services will continue during the lapse in appropriations as the situation permits. This website will not be regularly updated until full operations resume, with the exception of emergency safety and security information.‎ Read More»

Embassy Science Fellowship: Dr. Tom Hennessy talks about his work in Greenland

Dr. Tom Hennessy, Director of Arctic Investigations Program (AIP) for the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently completed a one-month Embassy Science Fellowship (ESF) in Copenhagen. The ESF program is an initiative of the U.S. Department of State to place U.S. scientists in its embassies around the globe to engage in “science diplomacy.” Dr. Hennessy used his time to build collaborations and research activities related ... Read More»

National Religious Freedom Day 2018

Since 1993, the President of the United States has proclaimed January 16 as National Religious Freedom Day, commemorating the Virginia General Assembly‘s adoption of Thomas Jefferson‘s landmark Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom on January 16, 1786. The idea of Freedom of Religion is enshrined in Article 18 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, which ... Read More»

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Announcement on Israel

The recent announcement that the United States recognizes Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and plans to relocate the U.S. Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem may spark protests, some of which have the potential to become violent. U.S. Embassy Copenhagen reminds U.S. citizens of the need for caution and awareness of personal security. Review ... Read More»

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstrations in Copenhagen on Saturday, December 2, 2017

November 29, 2017 U.S. Embassy Copenhagen informs U.S. citizens that according to Copenhagen Police, the organization For Frihed (For Freedom – formerly PEGIDA Denmark) will stage anti-Islam demonstrations in Copenhagen on the first Saturday of every month, starting this Saturday, December 2, 2017. The demonstrations will take place from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at ... Read More»

Joint Statement between the Embassies of Australia, Canada, the UK and the U.S. for International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

Today we mark the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. Violence against women is unacceptable, anywhere, anytime and no country is free from it. Globally, more than one in three women has been beaten, coerced into sex, or abused in some other way, most often by someone she knows. We also know ... Read More»

Release: Country Reports on Terrorism

In 2016, terrorist groups continued to exploit ungoverned territory and ongoing conflict to expand their reach. ISIS remained the top terrorist threat in 2016, directing and inspiring terrorist cells, networks, and individuals around the world. ISIS was expelled from a significant amount of territory it had controlled at the beginning of 2016, a trend that ... Read More»

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Scanlines Ferries to Germany Held at Port

U.S. Embassy Copenhagen informs U.S. citizens that local media reports Scanlines operated ferries traveling from Denmark to Germany are being held at port due to an ongoing threat investigation. Scanlines operates ferries out of the Rodby, Gedser, and Helsinger ports.  U.S. citizens should monitor local media for further information. U.S. citizens in Denmark are reminded, ... Read More»

Travel Warning – The Department of State alerts U.S. citizens to the continued threat of terrorist attacks throughout Europe.

1. The Department of State alerts U.S. citizens to the continued threat of terrorist attacks throughout Europe. This Travel Alert expires on September 1, 2017. 2. Recent, widely-reported incidents in France, Russia, Sweden, and the United Kingdom demonstrate that the Islamic State of Iraq and ash-Sham (ISIS or Da’esh), al-Qa’ida, and their affiliates have the ... Read More»

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: International Workers Day Demonstrations April 28, 2017

On Monday, May 1, International Workers’ Day, the Greater Copenhagen trade union will host an event in Fælledparken, Østerbro from 1200 to 1800 that will include speeches and live music. Approximately 50,000 persons will visit Fælledparken for the event.  Copenhagen Police will be present.  Expect increased crowds between Østerport Station and Fælledparken. Even demonstrations intended ... Read More»

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstrations on April 1, 2017

On Saturday, April 1, For Frihed (For Freedom-formerly PEGIDA Denmark) and counter demonstrators No PEGIDA DK will protest in front of the Memorial Anchor in Nyhavn.  The protests are scheduled from approximately 1130-1430.  We anticipate the size of the protest to be approximately 50-200 people.  A police presence is expected and traffic will be delayed ... Read More»

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstrations on March 25, 2017

On Saturday, March 25, organizers from the Copenhagen branch of the Unite for Europe campaign will walk from St. Alban’s Church (the Anglican Church in Copenhagen) to the British Embassy to demonstrate against BREXIT.  The protests are scheduled from approximately 1400-1600.  We anticipate the size of the protest to be approximately 200-300 people.  A police ... Read More»

Art From Exile

In late February, Chargé d’Affaires Laura Lochman opened and hosted the temporary Art from Exile exhibit in the Bella Center. Wall by wall, piece by piece, Art from Exile featured numerous creative pieces by artists such as E. B. Itso, Hussein Mahmoodi and Samir Edo. Nine artists collaborated on the Art from Exile project, which ... Read More»

The Dartmouth Adventure Part 2

First term at Dartmouth University has passed, and Frederikke is now sharing her experience as an exchange student in the U.S. Read her story and learn more about the challenges that occur when studying in a foreign language, the vast cultural differences that exist in our educational systems, as well as ways Danes and Americans ... Read More»

Court ruling barring the U.S. government from enforcing certain provisions of Executive Order 13769

The Department of Justice informed the Department of State of the Washington state court ruling barring the U.S. government from enforcing certain provisions of Executive Order 13769, including those related to visas and travel. The provisional revocation of January 27, 2017, which had revoked all valid visas of nationals of seven countries in accordance with ... Read More»

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstration Across from Embassy

January 20, 2017 On Friday, January 20, demonstrations protesting U.S. politics are expected to take place across from the U.S. Embassy from 0730 to 0900 and 1600 to 1800.  Additional demonstrations are also scheduled at 1600 at Dronning Louises Bro (Queen’s bridge) and at 1700 at Østerport Train Station. Even demonstrations intended to be peaceful ... Read More»

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Update on Berlin Christmas Market Incident

This message updates the Emergency Message the U. S. Embassy in Berlin sent on December 19 informing U.S. citizens that a truck drove into the Christmas Market at Breitscheidplatz.  German media reports the Christmas market attack investigation continues and the perpetrator of the attack may still be at large.  In light of the on-going investigation, ... Read More»

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: FC Copenhagen vs. Club Brugge Football Game

U.S. Embassy Copenhagen September 27, 2016 The U.S. Embassy in Copenhagen informs U.S. citizens that on Tuesday, September 27, from 2025 hours to 2300 hours there will be a Champions League football game between FC Copenhagen and Club Brugge at the Parken Stadium. Spectators will start arriving at the stadium late this afternoon. Expect increased ... Read More»

2018 Green Card Lottery

Each year the United States allows 55.000 lucky people from all over the world win the opportunity to apply for an Immigrant Visa/Green Card to legally live in the United States. Called the ‘DV Lottery’, this program celebrates diversity by increasing the numbers of new immigrants who do not necessarily have a family or work ... Read More»

Call for Application

The U.S. Embassy in Copenhagen is pleased to announce the call for application for the program Women2Women America 2016 Conference that will take place from be taking place from July 21 thru July 30, 2016 at Wheelock College in Boston, Massachusetts. Young women of age 15-19 years, with a strong interest in women’s rights, human ... Read More»

ESTA Enhancements

23 February 2016 CBP Press Release CBP announces additional enhancements to the electronic system for travel authorization WASHINGTON—U.S. Customs and Border Protection today announced additional enhancements to the Electronic System for Travel Authorization (ESTA), as part of the continued implementation of the Visa Waiver Program Improvement and Terrorist Travel Prevention Act of 2015 (the Act). ... Read More»

United States Begins Implementation of Changes to the Visa Waiver Program

On January 21, 2016, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and U.S. Department of State announced changes to the Visa Waiver Program (VWP) – the program that makes it possible to enter the U.S. on an ESTA – to comply with recent legislation. You can read the full text of this announcement on the U.S. Department of State website . The ... Read More»

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Possible Border Controls Protest at Airport (January 8, 2016)

The Embassy of the United States in Copenhagen informs U.S. citizens residing in or visiting Denmark that a group named “Civil Disobedience Against Border Control and Transporter Responsibility” has announced plans to board trains at Kastrup Airport (Copenhagen International Airport; Københavns Lufthavn train station) on the afternoon of Saturday, January 9, 2016. According to the ... Read More»

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Continued Security Awareness November 14, 2015

In the wake of the terrorist attacks in Paris on November 13, the U.S. Embassy in Copenhagen reminds U.S. citizens in Denmark to review the Worldwide Caution , which provides information on the continuing threat of terrorist actions and violence against U.S. citizens and interests throughout the world, including Europe. Recent terrorist attacks, whether by those affiliated ... Read More»

ESTH News

ESTH NEWS A Shared Arctic Agenda n May 11, 2015, the Nordic Council of Ministers, Politiken, and the U.S. Embassy in Copenhagen cosponsored an event on the Arctic held at Politikens Hus. The event came just as the U.S. took over the chairmanship of the Arctic Council under the theme: One Arctic. The debate brought together public officials, researchers, ... Read More»

A Shared Arctic Agenda

The Nordic Region Meets the United State of America: A Shared Arctic Agenda On May 11, 2015, the Nordic Council of Ministers, Politiken, and the U.S. Embassy in Copenhagen cosponsored an event on the Arctic held at Politikens Hus. The event came just as the U.S. took over the chairmanship of the Arctic Council under ... Read More»

Winning logo

It has been an extremely hard task to find the winning logo among so many great proposals. Thank you to all of you who have submitted logo proposals in our competition and thank you to all of you who have voted and thereby helped us to find the winner. Almost 1500 votes have now been ... Read More»

NATO Summit

The NATO Summit comes at a critical time in the Alliance’s history. The global security environment is dangerous and unpredictable. Russia’s actions against Ukraine have challenged the fundamental principles of a Europe whole, free and at peace. An arc of crises surrounds the Alliance, with growing instability and security challenges across the Middle East and ... Read More»

Copenhagen Prides & Events

Ambassador Gifford and the rest of U.S. Embassy, Copenhagen celebrated human rights during Copenhagen’s PRIDE week, August 27-30. The Embassy participated in several events during the week to show its support of human and LGBT rights. The highlight of the week was the Pride Parade that took place in Copenhagen Saturday, August 30. Ambassador Gifford ... Read More»

Copenhagen TV Festival kicked off in Ambassador Gifford´s private garden

About 500 of Denmark´s finest within the TV and Movie world were gathered in Ambassador Gifford´s private garden on a beautiful Danish Summer evening. Ambassador Gifford hosted an outdoor screening of the first episode of the American TV-show True Detective together with Copenhagen Film Fund and Copenhagen TV Festival. The guests were given picnic baskets ... Read More»

Signing of Condolence Book at Netherlands Embassy

Ambassador Gifford visited the Embassy of the Netherlands in Denmark to offer condolences and assure the Netherlands Chargé d’Affaires, Joan W. Coert, that the U.S. will help in any way possible with the investigation of the crash of MH17 in which 192 Dutch citizens died along with citizens from Malaysia, Australia, Indonesia, Germany, Belgium, Philippines, ... Read More»

Danish Air Force Lt Col awarded Bronze Star

The morning of July 7 was a testament to the close relations Denmark and the U.S. have. Lt Col Palle Mikkelsen from the Danish Royal Air Force was presented with the Bronze Star. He was awarded the medal for exceptionally meritorious and outstanding service to the United States while stationed in Kandahar Airfield in Afghanistan ... Read More»

2014 TIP Report

On Friday, June 20 at 9:00 AM EDT, Secretary of State John F. Kerry unveiled the 2014 Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Report at a ceremony at the U.S. Department of State. As required by the Trafficking Victims Protection Act (TVPA), the TIP Report assesses governments around the world on their efforts to combat modern slavery. ... Read More»

Independece Day Celebrations

On a beautiful sunny Wednesday afternoon we celebrated the 238th anniversary of American independence. Just over 1.000 of our closest friends and contacts honored us with their presence. Guests included politicians, civil servants, diplomats, business people, scholars, NGO representatives, and representatives from the world of culture. In his remarks Ambassador Gifford noted the strong long-lasting ... Read More»

Denmark-America Foundation 100th Anniversary

On May 6, 2014 the Denmark-America Foundation (DAF) celebrated its 100th anniversary at Rosenborg Castle in Copenhagen with speeches, classical music and a humorous ballet especially choreographed for the occasion. Her Majesty Queen Margrethe II, Minister of Science Sofie Carsten Nielsen, and Ambassador Gifford joined a large number of leading Danish businessmen and women to ... Read More»

Assistant Secretary Nuland Visits Denmark

Toria Nuland, Assistant Secretary of State for Europe, visited Denmark May 1 to discuss the situation in Ukraine and other matters of importance to our bilateral and transatlantic relationships. Her full schedule included meetings with several top Danish officials, business leaders, and an interview with the anchor of Denmark’s most-watched evening newscast. You can watch ... Read More»

Ambassador Gifford and Minister for Social Affairs, Manu Sareen visit drop-in health clinic

On April 29, Ambassador Gifford and Minister Manu Sareen, Denmark’s Minister for Social Affairs, Children, Integration and Equality, visited a drop-in health clinic in Copenhagen. The clinic is operated by the Danish Center against Human Trafficking jointly with Danish NGOs Reden International and Safe and Alive. The clinic offers health and social services to sex workers in the Copenhagen area and works ... Read More»

Danish policy makers get unique insight into NATO capabilities

Danish policy makers take a close look at the Northrop Grumman RQ-4 Global Hawk at Sigonella Naval Air Station in Sigonella, Sicily, with Embassy Copenhagen on a NATO tour in late April. The unmanned and unarmed Global Hawk is used as a high-altitude platform for surveillance and security. From 2016 the Global Hawk will be NATO’s new “eye in the sky.” The tour also included ... Read More»

Release of 2013 Human Rights Report

On February 27, 2014, Secretary Kerry submitted the 2013 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices (commonly known as the Human Rights Reports) to the United States Congress. The reports, now in their 38th year, are available on State.gov and OHCHR.org . Mandated by Congress, the Human Rights Reports help inform U.S. government policy and foreign assistance. They ... Read More»

Readout of Treasury Secretary Lew’s Call with Arseniy Yatsenyuk

Today Secretary Jacob J. Lew spoke by phone with Ukrainian leader Arseniy Yatsenyuk en route back to Washington, D.C. from the G-20 meeting in Sydney, Australia. Secretary Lew noted the broad support at the just-concluded G-20 meeting for an international assistance package centered on the IMF as soon as the transitional Ukrainian government is fully ... Read More»

Meeting young Danish politicians

Ambassador Gifford met with representatives from all the political parties’ youth organizations to learn more about young Danes and the issues they care about. Ambassador Gifford shared his experiences from his political work in several campaigns and talked about issues that interested young Americans. The ensuing conversations gave Ambassador Gifford great insight into topics that ... Read More»

70th Anniversary of the rescue of Danish Jews

The U.S. embassies in Stockholm and Copenhagen join the Swedish and Danish people in commemorating the 70th anniversary of the rescue of Danish Jews.  U.S. Ambassador to Sweden Mark Brzezinski said, “As highlighted by President Obama during his recent visit to Stockholm, this is an important day for us all to remember the importance of ... Read More»

Joint Statement by Kingdom of Denmark, Republic of Finland, Republic of Iceland, Kingdom of Norway, Kingdom of Sweden, and the United States of Americ

The White House Office of the Press Secretary For Immediate Release September 04, 2013 Joint Statement by Kingdom of Denmark, Republic of Finland, Republic of Iceland, Kingdom of Norway, Kingdom of Sweden, and the United States of America The Kingdom of Denmark, Republic of Finland, Republic of Iceland, Kingdom of Norway, Kingdom of Sweden, and ... Read More»

Danish Defense Minister, Nicolai Wammen meets U.S. Secretary of Defense, Chuck Hagel

Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel and Danish Minister of Defence Nicolai Wammen met today (August 21) at the Pentagon, reaffirming the two countries’ strong defense relationship based upon shared approaches to defense and security issues, and pledging to continue to deepen military cooperation. The two leaders highlighted the long friendship between the two nations’ armed ... Read More»

Statement on the Syrian Government’s use of Chemical weapons

Transcript of Secretary Kerry’s Statement Remarks by the President Government Assessment of the Syrian Government’s Use of Chemical Weapons on August 21, 2013 The United States Government assesses with high confidence that the Syrian government carried out a chemical weapons attack in the Damascus suburbs on August 21, 2013. We further assess that the regime used a nerve agent in the attack. These all-source ... Read More»

2013 Independence Day Celebrations at Rydhave

A sunny Tuesday afternoon saw over 1.000 embassy friends and contacts from the worlds of academia, business, culture, diplomacy, government, law enforcement, and military gather at the U.S. Ambassador’s Residence in Denmark, Rydhave. The event which included the posting of the Danish and American flags by Danish Life Guard soldiers and U.S. Marines respectively was ... Read More»

Danes get a feel for NATO

A group of Danish policy makers – representing the Folketing, think tanks and ministries – visited SHAPE , the central command of NATO’s military forces, near Mons in Belgium on May 29.  The visit was part of the U.S. Embassy’s annual NATO study tour which allows participants to go to NATO installations and experience at first ... Read More»

How do we make people talk to each other again?

New York Public Library Director, Paul Holdengräber, explains the ideas behind his celebrated “Live from NYPL” series, where he talks to rock stars, Nobel Prize winners and other celebrities about life, literature and the arts.  Some interviewers want to fade away, once they have asked their question.  Not me.  I want to interject myself into ... Read More»

U.S. Defense Attaches visit with the Danish Arctic Command in Greenland

The purpose of the visit was to escort the two Danish Generals on a flight with the 109th Air National Guard C-130 unit that operates out of Kangerlussuaq Greenland each summer. The 109th performs missions onto the Greenlandic icecap in support of U.S. National Science Foundation international scientific efforts, equipping their aircraft with ski’s in ... Read More»

Remarks by Chargé d’Affaires a.i. Stephen A. Cristina at AmCham’s “Meet the Leaders”

Good morning Ladies and Gentlemen, It is my pleasure to be here today and welcome this impressive group of business leaders and foreign investors, and our guest of honor, Minister Corydon. The relationship between the Embassy and AmCham is a strong and active one. We have supported each other throughout the years, and I look ... Read More»

Teddy and EMU in California (Part 4)

Emu and I went to California in the United States. California has the highest number of inhabitants of all the 50 states (37.7 million)and it is the 3rd largest state in the U.S after Alaska and Texas. The capital city is Sacramento, but the most famous city is Los Angeles, which is also the biggest. ... Read More»

Teddy and EMU in California (Part 3)

Emu and I went to California in the United States. California has the highest number of inhabitants of all the 50 states (37.7 million)and it is the 3rd largest state in the U.S after Alaska and Texas. The capital city is Sacramento, but the most famous city is Los Angeles, which is also the biggest. ... Read More»

Teddy and EMU in California (Part 2)

Emu and I went to California in the United States. California has the highest number of inhabitants of all the 50 states (37.7 million)and it is the 3rd largest state in the U.S after Alaska and Texas. The capital city is Sacramento, but the most famous city is Los Angeles, which is also the biggest. ... Read More»

Teddy and EMU in California

Emu and I went to California in the United States. California has the highest number of inhabitants of all the 50 states (37.7 million)and it is the 3rd largest state in the U.S after Alaska and Texas. The capital city is Sacramento, but the most famous city is Los Angeles, which is also the biggest. ... Read More»

Teddy and EMU in Washington

My good friend Emu and I took a trip to the United States of America to visit the Capital city. In Denmark, the capital is Copenhagen; it is a bit more difficult to explain America´s capital. The United States of America consists of 50 states, and each state has its own capital. You might know ... Read More»
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