Tag: Ambassador John Nielsen

Denmark supports Myanmar garment manufacturers on health and work safety

Danish embassy in Myanmar published a statement on their latest project on 8 May 2020, that Denmark has confirmed its support to two local garment manufacturers to continue with their work flow. Danish Ambassador to Myanmar H.E. Mr John Nielsen said “We believe it is important to encourage local production of PPE to fight COVID-19,…

Danish, Norwegian Myanmar embassies to grant Rakhine state scholarships

The Embassies of Norway and Denmark together with Centre for Diversity and National Harmony (CDNH) will launch a scholarship programme for disadvantaged students from all communities in Rakhine State. Rakhine State continues to face significant development challenges. Ensuring access to quality education is one of the key recommendations of the Rakhine Advisory Commission, and international…

Danish funding for wastewater treatment in Myanmar

Danish Ambassador to Myanmar John Nielsen inaugurated Win Agro-Livestock Co., Ltd.’s (Walco) new wastewater treatment plant on 29 November 2018. The plant is co-financed by the Danish Responsible Business Fund (RBF). With support from RBF, Walco is now one of the few small and medium enterprises in Myanmar compliant with wastewater regulations, according to the…

Danish-Burmese meeting about forest rehabilitation

Danish Ambassador to Myanmar John Nielsen participated in a steering committee meeting for the Coastal Climate Adaptation programme in Myanmar. The meeting took place during the second week of November and was held at the Forest Department, where Permanent Secretary U Khin Maung Yi also participated. They discussed the progress and implementation aspects of the…

Danish Ambassador marked world diabetes day in Myanmar

The Danish Ambassador to Myanmar delivered speech at the world diabetes day ceremony on 14 November and also opened a diabetes center funded by Danish Novo Nordisk. World Diabetes Day was commemorated at Nay Pyi Taw in Myanmar, where Danish Ambassador John Nielsen addressed the ceremony. The Ambassador congratulated the Government for its effort to…

Danish Ambassador visited Burmese fishing communities

Denmark’s Ambassador to Myanmar John Nielsen visited local fishing communities in Dawei, Myanmar, during the first week of November. The Ambassador visited the fishing communities because they are pilot sites for Danish support to sustainable coastal fisheries in Myanmar, according to the Embassy of Denmark in Myanmar. Denmark supports the establishment of fisheries co-management committees…

Danish fund gives grants to Myanmar businesses

The Responsible Business Fund has approved 185 grants to enterprises in Myanmar. The Responsible Business Fund (RBF) Board, chaired by Danish Ambassador John Nielsen, has reviewed 202 Small and Medium Enterprise (SME) wishes for grants. 185 grants were approved covering a broad geographic range including projects in Chin State, Kayah State and Tanintharyi. RBF is is…

Solar panels to Myanmar company financed by Denmark-Myanmar programme

A Myanmar wood-processing firm is the first company to get solar system financed by the Denmark-Myanmar Country Programme. The Myanmar wood-processing firm Diamond Mercury Wood Products Ltd. could on 11 September inaugurate a rooftop solar photovoltaic system with attendance of Danish Ambassador John Nielsen. The installation of the solar panels is made possible through co-financing…