Danish Veterans Run the Marine Corps Marathon

On October 22nd, the Danish Team Veteran proved that true companionship is the key to overcome the toughest obstacles. The society for Danish veterans gathered in Washington DC to overcome yet another challenge, the annual Marine Corps Marathon. After the marathon, the Ambassador hosted a barbecue at the residence to show his gratitude to the …Continue reading »

Building Partnerships for Sustainable Growth and Development Towards 2030

To promote cooperation on the Danish development strategy, Ambassador Lars Lose and Minister for Development Cooperation Ulla Tørnæs hosted a briefing for all Danes working at the World Bank Group on October 13th. Minister Tørnæs emphasised that building partnerships is crucial to Danish development efforts, and that the multilateral institutions have a critical role to …Continue reading »

Valuable Insights on District Heating

On October 24th, the Danish District Energy Alliance hosted a district energy workshop for universities in Greater Boston. The workshop was followed by a panel discussion with key stakeholders from the cities of Boston, Cambridge and Somerville. The Danish District Energy Alliance has for several years worked closely with universities in the Greater Boston Area …Continue reading »

Uniting the Champions of Wind

On October 25th the “Champions of Wind” learned that great results come from great cooperation. And for this cooperation to succeed, it is crucial to share experience and capabilities across the Atlantic. In cooperation with Republican Senator Chuck Grassley, the Danish Embassy hosted a reception in the US Capitol celebrating individual states and companies that …Continue reading »

Greetings from the Ambassador

Dear ADBC members,   Returning from the summer holidays, we have had some eventful months in September and October where several Danish Ministers and delegations visited Washington DC. It is with great pleasure that we host these visits at the Embassy as it shows the strong and important ties between Denmark and the United States. …Continue reading »

Constitution Day Celebration

On June 5th the Ambassador hosted a celebration of the 168th anniversary of the Danish Constitution. More than 600 guests were at the residence to celebrate, with Danish Minister of Defense, Claus Hjort Frederiksen, kicking off the night with the traditional constitution speech. Congressional Friends of Denmark Caucus co-chair Congressman Tom Cole then spoke about …Continue reading »

New ADBC Executive Secretary

As of August 1st Lina Gandløse Hansen will be leaving her post as Commercial Counselor at the Embassy of Denmark, and thus also her position as Executive Secretary at the American Danish Business Council. She will take over the position as General Consul in Munich, Germany. ”The last three years as Executive Secretary of ADBC …Continue reading »