We are excited to be hosting a virtual discussion with H.E. Hanne Fugl Eskjær, Denmark’s Ambassador to Canada on May 11th at 2 PM ET!
The discussion will focus on Canada-Denmark relations, security interests, transatlantic relations and the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic. It will also touch upon many other interesting subjects!
Ambassador Hanne Fugl Eskjaer moved to Ottawa in September of 2019 where she enjoys strengthening the already strong bonds between Canada, Denmark, Greenland and the Faroe Islands.
The ambassador was previously the Arctic Ambassador and Head of the North America Department in Copenhagen.
Ambassador Eskjaer has also been the Ambassador to Bangladesh and for the past 23 years held various Ministry of Foreign Affairs positions throughout the world, including Syria, Prague, New York, and now Canada – working on EU, UN, Middle East, Eastern Europe, Asia, Security, Development, Indigenous rights and cultural policies.
The ambassador has also worked as Senior Policy Advisor to the Commissioner for Human Rights and Democracy of the Council of the Baltic Sea States and Associate Professor at the Institute of Political Science, Copenhagen University.