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  Denmark - LoveToKnow 1911
The Cattegat is divided from the Baltic by the Danish islands, between the east coast of the Cimbric peninsula in the neighbourhood of the German frontier and south-western Sweden.
Denmark, however, is nowhere low in the sense in which Holland is; the country is pleasantly diversified, and rises a little at the coast even though it remains flat inland.
The population of Denmark in 1901 was 2,449,540.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /Denmark   (15813 words)

  
 ipedia.com: Denmark Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Denmark is north of Germany and Poland, southwest of Sweden and south of Norway.
In 1849 Denmark became a constitutional monarchy with the adoption of a new constitution.
Denmark consists of the Jutland peninsula (Jylland) and 405 named islands, of which 82 are inhabited, the most important are Funen (Fyn) and Zealand (Sjælland).
www.ipedia.com /denmark.html   (1098 words)

  
 Denmark - Official Denmark - International Relations
Instead, Denmark's position as a neighbour to the new Baltic states and Poland and to both Scandinavian and European countries has given rise to an active Danish policy aimed at the admission of the Baltic countries into the EU and NATO.
Denmark has worked to maintain NATO as the central institution for political security in Europe, and it has been important to Denmark that the USA has continued as an active participant in NATO.
Denmark is one of the few countries in the world to donate 1% of its gross national income to the work of international development.
www.um.dk /Publikationer/UM/English/Denmark/kap1/1-15.asp   (870 words)

  
 GeographyIQ - World Atlas - Europe - Denmark - Foreign Relations
Denmark also is a member of, among others, the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund; the World Trade Organization (WTO); the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE); the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD); the Council of Europe; the Nordic Council; the Baltic Council; and the Barents Council.
Although the government has moved to tighten foreign assistance expenditures, it remains a significant donor and one of the few countries to exceed the UN goal of contributing 0.7% of GNP to development assistance.
In December 1992, the rest of the EC agreed to exempt Denmark from certain aspects of the European Union, including a common defense, a common currency, EU citizenship, and certain aspects of legal cooperation.
www.geographyiq.com /countries/da/Denmark_relations_summary.htm   (573 words)

  
 TDS; Passports, Visas, Travel Documents
Denmark is active in Iraq, Afghanistan and Kosovo, as well as a leader in the Baltic region.
Denmark is an active coalition partner in the global war on terrorism, and Danish troops are supporting U.S.-led stabilization efforts in Afghanistan and Iraq.
Denmark's role in European environmental and agricultural issues and its strategic location at the entrance to the Baltic Sea have made Copenhagen a center for U.S. agencies and the private sector dealing with the Nordic/Baltic region.
www.traveldocs.com /dk/foreign.htm   (753 words)

  
 Denmark (08/06)
Denmark remained neutral during World War I. Despite its declaration of neutrality at the beginning of World War II, it was invaded by the Germans in 1940 and occupied until liberated by the Allied forces in May 1945.
Denmark became a charter member of the United Nations and was one of the original signers of the North Atlantic Treaty.
Denmark emerged from two referenda (June 2, 1992, and May 18, 1993) on the Maastricht Treaty on the European Union with four exemptions (or "opt-outs"): common defense, common currency, EU citizenship, and certain aspects of legal cooperation, including law enforcement.
www.state.gov /r/pa/ei/bgn/3167.htm   (5359 words)

  
 Rescue of the Danish Jews
Against the entry for Denmark is the figure 5,600-the inaccurate Nazi estimate of the number of Jews in Denmark.
Denmark was a small idyllic country of 4 million people, with a history of taking in immigrants from countries such as Germany, Holland, Sweden, and Poland.
King Christian X' grandchild, Denmark's Queen Margrethe II, was the patron of the events marking the 50th anniversary of the rescue operation of Danish Jews.
www.auschwitz.dk /Denmark.htm   (2534 words)

  
 Lithuania - Foreign Relations
Lithuania's sole foreign policy concern in 1990 was to gain international recognition of the restored Lithuanian state.
Relations between Vilnius and Moscow were often unsettled by press reports of violations of Lithuanian airspace throughout the first half of the 1990s.
Denmark cooperates closely with Lithuania in military affairs and has agreed to train Lithuanian military units to serve as UN peacekeepers in the former Yugoslavia.
countrystudies.us /lithuania/25.htm   (1093 words)

  
 Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Latvia: Bilateral relations between Latvia and Denmark
Denmark is one of the leading Nordic countries as regards provision of political support and practical assistance to Latvia.
Denmark has greatly contributed to improvement of teaching aids and supplies in the Department of Nordic Languages of the University of Latvia and the Nordic Gymnasium.
In 1993, at the initiative of Danish Foreign Minister Uffe Ellemann-Jensen and the German Foreign Minister Hans Dietrich Genscher, the Eurofaculty was established as a unit of the CBSS with an aim of assisting the Baltic universities in improving of their curricula and qualification of their faculty.
www.mfa.gov.lv /en/copenhagen/bilateral-relations   (2053 words)

  
 Discover the Wisdom of Mankind on Denmark   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Denmark borders the Baltic Sea and the North Sea, and consists of a peninsula named Jutland (Jylland) attached to Northern Germany, the islands Funen (Fyn), Zealand (Sjælland), Bornholm (Bornholm) and many smaller islands, the waters of which are often referred to as the Danish Archipelago.
Denmark is a constitutional monarchy and is part of the European Union.
Denmark is a secular society; the government and the church are separate entities.
www.blinkbits.com /blinks/denmark   (2059 words)

  
 Wikinfo | Denmark   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
The Kingdom of Denmark is the smallest Nordic country, situated in Scandinavia, in northern Europe, bordering the Baltic Sea and the North Sea, on a peninsula and a number of islands north of Germany, southwest of Sweden and south of Norway.
Since 1849, Denmark is a constitutional monarchy, governed by the monarch, whose powers are largely symbolical.
Greenland and the Faroe Islands also belong to the Kingdom of Denmark, but have autonomous status and are largely self-governing, and are both represented by 2 seats in the parliament.
www.wikinfo.org /wiki.php?title=Denmark   (725 words)

  
 Foreign Policy Concept of Mongolia
Mongolia's foreign policy shall be based on its national interests, as defined in its Constitution: the country's specific external and internal situation constitutes the basis for determining its foreign policy objectives, principles and priorities.
Considerations of foreign relations shall be in the political, economic, scientific, technological, cultural and humanitarian fields of foreign policy.
The fundamental objective of Mongolia's policy concerning foreign economic relations lies in the optimal use of external factors to achieve adequate solutions to long-term and current economic goals in the light of the concept of sustainable development and in eventually securing a proper place for its economy in regional economic integration.
www.indiana.edu /~mongsoc/mong/foreign.htm   (2028 words)

  
 GlobaLex - Researching Danish Law
The Kingdom of Denmark comprises of the territories of Denmark, the Faroe Islands, and Greenland.
The population of Denmark is 5.5 million; the population of Greenland is 55.000 and that of the Faroe Islands 48.000.
OECD country surveys of Denmark provide updated insights into the social and economic indicators of and conditions in Denmark as well as the challenges the country faces.
www.nyulawglobal.org /globalex/Denmark.htm   (3459 words)

  
 Foreign relations of Iran Summary
Relations with the European Union have dramatically improved to the point where Iran is a major oil exporter and trading partner for countries such as Italy, France, and Germany.
Relations with the states of the (Persian) Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), especially with Saudi Arabia, have improved in recent years.
Iran and Iraq restored diplomatic relations in 1990, but they are still trying to work out written agreements settling outstanding disputes from their eight-year war concerning border demarcation, prisoners-of-war, and freedom of navigation and sovereignty over the Shatt-al-Arab waterway.
www.bookrags.com /Foreign_relations_of_Iran   (2773 words)

  
 Foreign relations of Denmark - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Denmark also is a member of the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund; the World Trade Organization (WTO); the Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE); the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD); the Council of Europe; the Nordic Council; the Baltic Council; and the Barents Council.
Denmark emphasizes its relations with developing nations and is one of the few countries to exceed the UN goal of contributing 1% of GNP to development assistance.
Denmark supports a border half-way between the two countries; Poland wants to be awarded an even greater share of the Baltic Sea, since Poland has a much longer coast-line than the Danish island of Bornholm.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Foreign_relations_of_Denmark   (619 words)

  
 InternationalReports.net : Denmark 2002
Denmark decided to send Special Forces troops to Afghanistan and they fought there shoulder to shoulder with American soldiers.
The church established itself in Denmark in the middle of the 19th century and made a lot of initiatives.
But I think that Denmark has shown that it is possible to combine a free market with social responsibility and a certain degree of government-financed welfare.
www.internationalreports.net /europe/denmark/2002/ifgoods.html   (1160 words)

  
 Bhutan's Foreign Policy and Relations: Bhutannewsonline.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Secondly, Bhutan’s treaty relations with India, heavy dependence on India economic aid and its land-locked status hindered the growth of independent diplomacy.
It established formal diplomatic relations with Switzerland, Denmark, Sweden, EEC, Norway and Netherlands in 1985; Kuwait, Japan and Finland in 1986; South Korea in 1987, Austria in 1989, Thailand in 1991 Bahrain in 1992.
It established non-resident diplomatic relations with Maldives in 1984, Sri Lanka, 1987 and Pakistan in 1990.
www.bhutannewsonline.com /foreign-relations.html   (985 words)

  
 Top20Denmark.com - Your Top20 Guide to Denmark!
The Kingdom of Denmark (Danish: Kongeriget Danmark) is geographically the smallest and southernmost Nordic country, and is part of the European Union.
Denmark borders the Baltic Sea and the North Sea, and consists of a peninsula attached to Northern Germany named Jutland (Jylland), the islands Funen (Fyn), Zealand (Sjælland), Bornholm and many smaller islands, the waters of which are often referred to as the Danish Archipelago.
Prior to being populated by Scandinavians, Denmark was home to Celts - as evidenced by the discovery of ritualistic bog murders and burials.
www.top20denmark.com   (1888 words)

  
 The Washington Diplomat
In 1997, Ambassador Petersen became head of the Foreign Ministry, assuming the position of permanent secretary of state.
Throughout his term (1997-2005), he was the alternate for the foreign minister in the European Union Council of Foreign Ministers.
In 1994, Ambassador Petersen was appointed head of the Department of Relations with Russia, Eastern Europe and the Balkans as well as the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE).
www.washdiplomat.com /ambprof/denmark.html   (272 words)

  
 The European Network on Inequality Program
The specializations offered by the department are general and comparative politics, public policy studies, sociology, public administration, international relations and organizations, and statistics and information technology.
Research areas: electoral system development and change in Denmark in the 19th and 20th centuries; institutional design and democratization in emerging democracies; membership in Danish political parties; split voting in the Danish 2001 elections; voter turnout in the Danish local elections 2001
Students who are staying in Denmark longer than three months will need a residency permit.
www.princeton.edu /~gni/pages/partners/denmark.htm   (1912 words)

  
 Foreign relations of the European Union Summary
Relations between Asia and Europe have come a long way since the colonial and postindependence periods in Asia.
The member states are more influential, in particular France and Germany - being the self-proclaimed "core of Europe" - often at times attempt to direct a common EU foreign policy, at times with the neglect of the interests of some of the smaller member states.
The United Kingdom with its established national relations to many regions in the world is often at times in disagreement with other EU member states, notably France.
www.bookrags.com /Foreign_relations_of_the_European_Union   (1394 words)

  
 The WWW Virtual Library: West European Studies; Denmark; bibliography.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
The referendum in Denmark on 28 May 1998 on the ratification of the Amsterdam Treaty: the views of political parties and groups in their own words.
Denmark, an anxious or reluctant European?: a study of Denmark's attitude toward the European Union against the background of its political traditions and internat political structure.
Denmark's foreign relations in the 1990s." In The Nordic region, changing perspectives in international relations.
www.library.pitt.edu /subject_guides/westeuropean/wwwes/mspr-d-b.html   (6649 words)

  
 WENR, September/October 2003: Denmark
The legislative basis for the study programs at universities and other higher education institutions in the university sector is the University Act of 1993, which authorizes the ministry to lay down regulations for the programs.
• The Danish Center for Assessment of Foreign Credentials (CVUU) is an administrative unit under the Danish Ministry of Education.
Its purpose is to make it easier for people with foreign credentials to enter the Danish labor market and higher education institutions.
www.wes.org /ewenr/03Sept/Denmark.htm   (1364 words)

  
 Government - Embassy (Denmark)
It promotes and supports the principles of regional autonomy and acts as spokesman for the county councils in all matters related to the central government and other national associations, and serves as the central collective wage bargaining organisation of the counties.
The departmental responsibilities of the Office include matters relating to the Faroe Islands and Greenland, relations to the Royal Family, press relations as well as issues of municipal and constitutional law, allocation of business, appointment and dismissal of government ministers, etc.
British Embassy Copenhagen english/danish - Denmark, like Britain, is one of the world leaders in information technology and many Danes are familiar with the long and fascinating journeys one can take on the world wide web of knowledge.
www.tuttinsieme.it /tutti/tut/eur/denmark/government.htm   (532 words)

  
 Denmark - Gurupedia
The Danish liberal and national movement gained momentum in the 1830s, and after the European revolutions of 1848 Denmark became a
After the Second War of Schleswig in 1864 Denmark was forced to cede
The monarch is formally head of state, a role which is mainly ceremonial, since executive power is exercised by the cabinet ministers, with the prime minister acting as the
www.gurupedia.com /d/de/denmark.htm   (908 words)

  
 Links -- U.S. Commercial Service Denmark
A non-governmental, non-profit business association committed to furthering the development of economic and commercial relations betwees Denmark and the United States.
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) administers the patent and trademark laws as they relate to the granting of patents for utility inventions, designs and plants and the issuing of trademark registrations.
The magazine, which is free, is mailed directly to qualified recipients and distributed by U.S. and Foreign Commercial Service personnel at U.S. embassies and consulates worldwide.
www.buyusa.gov /denmark/en/links.html   (280 words)

  
 Table of contents for Library of Congress control number 2003006210
Table of contents for Defiant diplomacy : Henrik Kauffmann, Denmark, and the United States in World War II and the Cold War, 1939-1958 / Bo Lidegaard ; translated by W. Glyn Jones.
The Legation's Covert Operations 121 Diplomacy in Wartime 121 Moments of Truth 124 An Independent Foreign Service 126 Confrontation with the Governors 127 The Legation on the New York Stock Exchange 132 The China Commando Group 135 Council on Foreign Relations 143 The Legation's Goodwill Policy 146 8.
Denmark Rejoins the Free World 173 An American Perspective on the Policy of Cooperation 173 Gate-Crasher at the United Nations 177 Among Allies 181 The Road to San Francisco 185 Negotiating a Government 193 10.
www.loc.gov /catdir/toc/ecip041/2003006210.html   (684 words)

  
 Bhutan - Foreign Relations   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Thereafter Bhutan's foreign relations until the early 1970s were under the guidance of India, with which Bhutan had had official diplomatic relations from 1949.
Similarly, because of the shortage of diplomatic personnel, the head of the Bhutanese UN mission in Geneva, for example, also served as ambassador to Austria, Denmark, Finland, the Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, the European Economic Community (EEC), and several UN affiliates.
Informal contact was maintained, however, between the embassies of Bhutan and the United States in New Delhi, and Bhutan's permanent mission at the United Nations in New York had consular jurisdiction in the United States.
countrystudies.us /bhutan/49.htm   (440 words)

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