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Independece Day Celebrations

On a beautiful sunny Wednesday afternoon we celebrated the 238th anniversary of American independence. Just over 1.000 of our closest friends and contacts honored us with their presence. Guests included politicians, civil servants, diplomats, business people, scholars, NGO representatives, and representatives from the world of culture. In his remarks Ambassador Gifford noted the strong long-lasting ...
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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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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 ...
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