Big meeting for Danes in Thailand

A big meeting for Danes living abroad will take place at the Mermaid Hotel, Sukhumvit soi 29, Bangkok on Wednesday 30 October 2019, 1900 – 2130. The meeting is organized by Danes Worldwide and supported by all the institutions and associations involving Danish expats in Thailand: the Royal Danish Embassy in Bangkok, the Danish-Thai Chamber of Commerce (DTCC), Danske Kirke Thailand, Skandinavisk Samfund Siam (SSS), and Danish Women’s Network.

The meeting is open for all Danes and spouses, family members, or others with an affiliation to Denmark. The meeting offers a unique opportunity to get an update on new rules and issues, which affect most Danes residing in Thailand. Among the topics on the agenda are the following:
• Newly instated regulations regarding Family Unification, Public Pensions etc.
• Maintaining citizenship for Danish and their children born abroad.
• Conversion of IB grades for students wishing to study in Denmark.
• Danish language education.

The meeting will take place in both Danish and English for everybody to be able to join. There will be served light refreshments, selection of cheese, sweets, soft drinks, water tea/coffee.

PROGRAMME:
19.00 Welcome speech by H.E. Uffe Wolffhechel, Danish Ambassador to Thailand.
19.15 Michael Andersen, Director of the Danish-Thai Chamber of Commerce (DTCC).
19.30 Anne Marie Dalgaard, Secretary General of Danes Worldwide, accompanied by Ea Als Andersson, Manager of DW’s Learning Centers. Anne Marie will give an exclusive presentation of the result of Danes Worldwides’ latest survey of Danes living abroad with special focus on Thailand as well as provide the latest Danish Parliamentary decisions which have consequences for Danes living in Thailand and abroad in general.
20.30 Open discussion and questions.
21.30 End of arrangement.

In order to sign up, please contact: Danes Worldwide: Senior Manager, Pál Jauernik, pal@danes.dk.

Please mention if you are a member of Danes Worldwide or DTCC. Sign-up is binding.

Prices:
Members of Danes Worldwide free. If you sign up for membership at this arrangement you get 2019 and full 2020 included in your membership.
Members of DTCC: 200 Bath
Non-members: 300 Bath

Please sign-up before Sunday 27 October 2019 as space is limited. No entrance without sign-up! Please pay at the entrance.

For further information, please contact: Danes Worldwide in Thailand, Marianne Edelmann Krüger, bangkok@rep.danes.dk

We and our sponsors ECCO and Pandora look forward to welcome you.

This image is from a similar big meeting for the Danes one year ago.

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