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 …

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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 …

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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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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 …

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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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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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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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, …

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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 …

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Secretary John Kerry visited Denmark & Greenland

Secretary John Kerry visited Denmark & Greenland U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry visited Denmark and Greenland on June 16 and 17. During the very busy two-day schedule Secretary Kerry met with HM the Queen, Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen, Foreign Minister Kristian Jensen, GAME, Greenland Prime Minister Kim Kielsen, and many many more. The visit focused on some …

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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 …

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