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 …

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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  …

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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 …

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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. …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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My time in Denmark has come to an end

Simbi, who has blogged on our site this winter and spring is almost done with her semester in Denmark. During her stay here she’s given an American perspective on many things Danish. This time she discusses her thoughts about leaving, seeing now familiar things with fresh eyes, and being conscious of your surroundings. The views …

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Favorite Spots – Through the eyes of a U.S. student

Simbi, who has blogged on our site this winter and spring is almost done with her semester in Denmark. During her stay here she’s given an American perspective on many things Danish. This time she discusses some of her personal favorite spots in Denmark. It’s an interesting mix of classic Danish, global influences, and a healthy …

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How can I be in a foreign country but still feel like I’m home?

Here is Simbi’s second blog post. During her studies in Denmark she will write about her experience as an exchange student. In this blog post, she is looking at differences and similarities between Denmark and the United States.   I see life as a journey made of decisions and experiences that in some way help to …

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How Do We Stop Plastics Pollution? U.S.-EU Exhibit Tours Europe

The World Economic Forum  says that without significant action, there will be more plastic in the ocean than fish by the year 2050. Plastics pollution is a major problem for the oceans, their inhabitants and all the people who depend on oceans for their livelihood. We wanted people to know about this issue. We wanted to provide simple actions that …

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Apply for the Women2Women America 2017 Conference

The U.S. Embassy in Copenhagen is pleased to announce the call for applications for the Women2Women America 2017 Conference. The conference takes place from July 23 thru August 01, 2017 at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. Young women aged 15-20, with a strong interest in women’s rights, human rights, international affairs, and leadership are eligible …

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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 …

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Danish students help with counter-radicalization

The U.S. Embassy organized a workshop on counter-radicalization for approximately 90 young Danish pupils in the age of 15-20 at the Youth Folkemøde. The intention of the workshop was to open a dialogue on violent extremism and radicalization with the participants and discuss what initiatives can be taken to prevent these unfortunately very relevant and …

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Gender Equality: It should be the norm – but it isn’t

Gender Equality Panel Discussion at the Youth Folkemøde The embassy had the pleasure of participating in a panel discussion about gender equality. The U.S government is a strong supporter of empowering women’s rights in the political, economic and social realms of their countries. The panel was moderated by Deputy Chief of Mission Laura Lochman and the panelists included Ambassador Rufus Gifford , Natasha Joof …

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Celebrating Democracy at First Ever Youth Folkemøde

In September, the U.S. Embassy in Denmark took part in a celebration of democracy along with thousands of Danish Students. The sun was shining bright over Søndermarken, Copenhagen. It was the early hours of the first ever Youth Folkemøde , also called UFM16, in Denmark. Thursday the 8th of September marked the first day of this very …

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The Dartmouth Adventure Part 1

We have teamed up with Frederikke, a Danish student going to study for a year in the U.S. During her studies in the U.S. she will write about her experience as a Danish exchange student in the U.S. We hope you’ll read her stories and learn more about the unique experience an exchange is. A …

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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 …

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