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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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, …

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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 …

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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 …

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