Category: International relations

Denmark’s Prime Minister Rasmussen visited China






During the first official Danish prime minister visit to China since 2008, Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen met China’s President Xi Jinping. And on 3 May 3, China’s Prime Minister Li Keqiang received Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen at the People’s Great Hall in Beijing, where there was a welcome ceremony for the Prime Minister…

Finland’s tree planting campaign in Indonesia






Ambassador of Finland, Ms Päivi Hiltunen-Toivio planted a ‘Spruce of the Future’ with the Governor of Jakarta, Mr Basuki Tjahaja Purnama in Taman Menteng, Jakarta, on 5 May. The Spruce of Future is a national tree planting campaign in Finland and official part of celebrations of 100th Anniversary of Independence of Finland. Deputy Governor for…

Innovative Finnish solutions for Ageing Asia in Singapore






Better life for the growing elderly population was the big focus as 700 international and local industry representatives, government and community leaders were gathered in Singapore for the 8th International Ageing Asia Innovation Forum (AAIF) on 25-26 April 2017 at Marina Bay Sands Convention Centre. There, the goals were to access the best global ageing models…

Norway share LNG bunkering experiences in Singapore






88 representatives from the Maritime industry, government and research were present as Innovation Norway held the Norway-Singapore LNG bunkering forum at the Tanglin Club in Singapore on Monday 24 April 2017. Norway has 53 years of experience with LNG and were in Singapore to share their experiences, and in hope of building more optimism regarding…

Networking in a Finnish forest in Singapore






As the first day of Ageing Asia Innovation Forum, AAIF, in Singapore was coming to an end, people gathered in what looks like a Finnish forest at Huone Events Hotel in central Singapore. On Tuesday 25 April 2017, the Embassy of Finland in Singapore hosted a SF100 Networking Cocktail event at Huone Events Hotel as…

Strategic energy partnership Denmark-Indonesia






On 27 April, Denmark’s Ambassador to Indonesia, Mr Casper Klynge, The Head of Energy Cooperation Søren, Commercial Advisor Cinta and Political Advisor Mads met with Minister for Energy and Mineral Resources Pak Ignasius Jonas to discuss the progress of the strategic partnership on energy and the joint preparations for the upcoming visit of the Danish…

Danish embassy Jakarta met Indonesian environment minister






Ahead of the upcoming visit by the Danish Minister for Development Cooperation, Ambassador Casper Klynge had a meeting on 28 April with the Indonesian Minister for Environment and Forestry, Ibu Siti Nurbaya, together with the development team. In the meeting the Danish support to Harapan Rainforest was discussed, and MoEF shared some very positive updates…

Indonesians on waste solutions Denmark tour






On 2-6 April an Indonesian delegation consisting of partners to Danish development projects in Indonesia and key stakeholders in the waste sector visited Denmark on a Waste Solutions Study Tour. The Embassy of Denmark, Jakarta, in cooperation with State of Green, hosted an exciting programme in which the Indonesian delegation learned about Danish solutions in…

Finland minister attended Suomi Finland 100 Singapore seminar






A Suomi Finland 100 Singapore seminar on ‘Creating Solutions for Active Ageing – Together’, gathered over 100 participants on 27 April. Ms. Pirkko Mattila, Minister of Social Affairs and Health of Finland met with Mr. Chee Hong Tat, Minister of State for Health of Singapore in a meet and greet session before the seminar. The…

Malaysian delegation visited Denmark






In the third week of April 2017 a group of Malaysian governmental officials and business delegates are visiting Denmark to share experiences and knowledge within agriculture. This visit to Denmark builds on the memorandum of understanding (MoU) on agricultural cooperation that was signed in 2016 by the Danish and Malaysian governments. The aim of the…