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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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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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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 OHCHR.org . Mandated by Congress, the Human Rights Reports help inform U.S. government policy and foreign assistance. They ...
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Readout of Treasury Secretary Lew’s Call with Arseniy Yatsenyuk

Today Secretary Jacob J. Lew spoke by phone with Ukrainian leader Arseniy Yatsenyuk en route back to Washington, D.C. from the G-20 meeting in Sydney, Australia. Secretary Lew noted the broad support at the just-concluded G-20 meeting for an international assistance package centered on the IMF as soon as the transitional Ukrainian government is fully ...
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