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New Danish Foreign and Security Policy Strategy
The Danish Government has launched a new Foreign and Security Policy Strategy 2019-2020. With the new strategy, the Government presents its plans for navigating Denmark through a changing world order.
Denmark, UK sign Memorandum of Understanding
Danish Minister of Defence, Nick Hækkerup, and his British counterpart, Secretary of State of the Defence, Philip Hammond, today signed a Memorandum of Understanding between Denmark and the United Kingdom
Minister of Defence visits Afghanistan
From June 29. to July 1., Danish Minister of Defence Nick Hækkerup paid a visit to the Danish troops in Afghanistan and met with his Afghan counterpart in Kabul.
Denmark rejoins the AGS project
The parties to the Danish Defence Agreement 2010-2014 made a joint decision today that Denmark will re-enter the acquisition phase of the NATO Alliance Ground Surveillance project (AGS).
Nordic defence ministers' meeting
A Nordic defence ministers' meeting took place 7 -8 May at the Frederiksborg Castle near Hillerød in Denmark, headed by the Danish minister of defence Mr. Nick Hækkerup
New Chief of Defence
As of March 20, 2012, Brigadier General Peter Bartram is appointed new Chief of Defence
Denmark heading Nordic defence cooperation
Denmark will take over the presidency of the Nordic defence cooperation NORDEFCO on 1st January 2012. Among other issues, the focus will be on capacity building in East Africa and cooperation in the Arctic.
Danish fighter jets deployed to Libya
Less than three days after the adoption of UN Security Council Resolution 1973, the four Danish F-16 fighter jets are now a part of the international operation.
Movie: Denmark in Afghanistan
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of Defence have cooperated in the making of ‘Denmark in Afghanistan’. It is produced at the Defence Media Centre in the fall of 2010.
Communication prize awarded to NATO
The prize was awarded to NATO’s Public Diplomacy Division for its development of web-based communication, including the natochannel.tv, and its coverage of the effort in Afghanistan.
Minister of Defence visits Danish soldiers in Lebanon
In the past few days, Minister of Defence Gitte Lillelund Bech has paid a visit to the Danish soldiers at the United Nations Interim Force in South Lebanon (UNIFIL). In Beirut, the minister of defence also met with Lebanon’s minister of defence.
Major flooding in Poland
The Emergency Management Agency sends pumping equipment to Poland, where the worst flooding in 40 years has struck.