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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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Lifetime Achivement “Robert” given to William Friedkin

On Friday, April 4, Film Director William Friedkin of “Exorcist” and “French Connection” fame received the first-ever life time achievement award, an Honorary Robert,  from the Danish Film Academy given to a non-Dane.  This great event took place at the Dagmar Theater as part of the CPH PIX festival. Learn more about the Robert on ...
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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 HumanRights.gov . Mandated by Congress, the Human Rights Reports help inform U.S. government policy and foreign assistance. They ...
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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 ...
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