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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 ...
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Kalaallit Nunaat USA-miippoq

At the Danish Embassy in Washington D.C., Greenland has an official representative. His name is Inuuteq Holm Olsen, and he deals with bilateral relations between Greenland and the U.S. We did an interview with him, on the Joint Committee and U.S.-Greenland relations. You can hear it on the link to the right, or see it ...
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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 ...
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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 to identify ...
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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 ...
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