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THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT/UDSOLGT! Meet Danish Minister for Foreign Affairs, Anders Samuelsen - DACC Event

  • Holland & Knight 31 West 52nd Street New York, NY, 10019 United States (map)
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DACC is truly excited to invite you for an evening with Anders Samuelsen, Danish Minister for Foreign Affairs and Member for the Danish Parliament Liberal Alliance.

Mr. Samuelsen will deliver what promises to be an entertaining talk about his ups and downs in Danish politics, based on his book Comeback Kid (available only in Danish). And he will update us on developments in Danish domestic and foreign policy, trade, and the U.S.-Danish relationship.
You will have the opportunity to discuss such topics as the proposed new limitations on the Danish Students' Grants and Loans Scheme, pensions for Danes posted abroad, and rules for family reunification.

For those interested, Mr. Samuelsen will also provide a short introduction to the Liberal Alliance initiative Erhvervsklubben

Time:

Thursday, September 21, 2017
7:00 pm (EDT): Networking
8:00-9:00 pm (EDT): Talk by Anders Samuelsen

Pizza and drinks will be served from 7:00 pm.

Location:
Holland & Knight
31 West 52nd Street
New York, NY, 10019

Price:
Admission is free for members and invitees but you must pre-register.

REGISTER HERE

PLEASE BRING VALID ID FOR REGISTRATION AT THE BUILDING FRONT DESK

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Speaker Biography:
Anders Samuelsen, born August 1st, 1967 in Horsens, Denmark

Brief Profile
Nov. 20, 2001 – July 15, 2004: MP for the Social Liberal Party, West Zealand.
Nov. 13, 2007 – Aug. 27, 2008: MP for the New Alliance, East Jutland.
Aug. 28 – Sept. 15, 2011: Member of Parliament for the Liberal Alliance, East Jutland.
From Sept. 15, 2011: MP for the Liberal Alliance, North Zealand.
Mar. 31, 1998 – Nov. 19, 2001: Pro tem MP for the Social Liberal Party, Vejle County.
Dec. 5–11, 1997: Pro tem MP for the Social Liberal Party, Vejle County.
From 2010: Candidate for the Liberal Alliance across all constituency nomination districts.
2008 – 2010: Candidate for the New Alliance.
1998 – 2004: Candidate for the Social Liberal Party in Holbæk.
1994 – 1998: Candidate for the Social Liberal Party in Horsens.


Parliamentary Career
From Nov. 28, 2016: Minister for Foreign Affairs.
Jul. 20, 2004 – Nov. 28, 2007: Member of the European Parliament.
From 2009: Liberal Alliance Chairman.

 
Education and Professional Life
1987 – 1993: MSc (Political Science), Aarhus University.
1994 – 1998: Consultant, Castberggård High School for the Deaf.

Affiliations
Member of the board of representatives of the Danish Arts Council 2009-2011. Member of the board of representatives of the Danish Arts Foundation 2009-2011. Member of the board of representatives of CARE Danmark from 2010.

Publications
Vejen til et
bedre Europa – en bro mellem ja og nej [The Road to a Better Europe: A Bridge Between Yes and No] People's Press, 2004.
Europas stemmer [Voices of Europe] Gyldendal, 2005.
Breve fra Europa – de første år
i Bruxelles [Letters from Europe – My First Years in Brussels], Hovedland, 2006
Comeback Kid (with Hanne Sindbæk), 2013

Det Danmark jeg drømmer om – Danmark i et større perspektiv [The Denmark of My Dreams - Denmark in a Broader Perspective], 2015.