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Bilateral Relations between Georgia and the Kingdom of Denmark

 

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Chronology of Diplomatic Relations

Diplomatic relations between Georgia and the Kingdom of Denmark were established on 1 July 1992.

Georgian Ambassadors to the Kingdom of Denmark:

 David Kereselidze (December 8, 2006-current).

 Danish Ambassadors to Georgia (with residence in Kyiv):

 Jorn Krogbeck  (28.08.97. - 01. 09. 2001)

 Martin Kofod (01. 09. 2001. - 30. 11. 04)

 Christian Faber-Rod (30.11.04 - 07.04.06)

 Uffe Andersson Balslev  (07.04.06-01.09.09)

 Michael Borg-Hansen (01.10.09-current)

 

Honorary consuls:

 Mr. Esben Emborg

Fields of Cooperation

Permanent Political Dialogue (bilateral, multilateral) the government of Denmark permanently supports territorial integrity of Georgia and participates in Georgia's democratic development process.

Technical cooperation with Georgia is one of the priorities of "Danish Neighbourhood Programme".  This programme is a part of bilateral cooperation for Danish development and it is carried out with the Council of Europe and European Centre for Minority issues.  The programme includes regional projects on protection of human rights, support for IDP, free Mass-media.  After August 2008, Kingdom of Denmark decided to increase foreign assistance by 10 times. Denmark provides Georgia with assistance in the frames of the Danish Neighborhood Programme for the South Caucasus. Four million dollars allocated in the frames of this programme will be used to help protection of human rights of ethnic minorities and facilitate integration of internally displaced persons into the society.

Danish Caucasus Programme is a new two year programme being launched in cooperation with the Council of Europe Since 2005 through this programme Denmark supports activities in Georgia with regard to minority protection and integration of internally displaced persons (IDPs) through the Danish Refugee Council and European Centre for Minority Issues (ECMI).

Inter-parliamentary cooperation - In Parliament if Georgia group of cooperation with Danish parliament (Folketinget) was established, chairing Mr. Akaki Minashvili.

Cooperation in defence field - Danish assistance in military personnel preparation and material-technical equipment issues.  Danish support is very important in the way of Euro-integration of Georgia.

 

Trade turnover in 2000-2010 (7 months) (thousand USD): 

Year

Export

Import

2000

500.3

2,771.0

2001

507.7

6,900.2

2002

316.4

9,726.9

2003

631.9

10,972.5

2004

754.6

8,384.7

2005

219.0

7,065.2

2006

646. 8

10,663.7

2007

808.6

13,811.8

2008

1,046.7

13,189.0

2009

624.5

10,803.6

2010 (7 months)

5,140.3

15,077.2

     
     

Important Visits

From Georgia:

24.04.2006 - Minister of foreign Affairs of Georgia, Mr. Gela Bejuashvili to Denmark

09-10.10.2007 - President of Georgia H.E. Mr. Mikheil Saakashvili to Denmark

7-8.07.2008 - Foreign Minister of Denmark Per Stig Møller to Georgia

10-11.11.2008 - President of the Danish Parliament Mr. Thor Pedersen to Georgia

27-29.11.2008 - Prime-Minister of Denmark H.E. Anders Fogh Rasmussen to Georgia

16-19.03.2009 - Danish Defence delegation to Georgia

19-20.03.2009 - Bilateral Political consultations in Tbilisi

30.03-1.04.2009 - Chairman of the Georgian Parliament Mr. David Bakradze to Denmark  

21.04.2009 - Minister of Foreign Affairs of Georgia Mr. Gregory Vashadze to Denmark

25-28.06.2009 - Deputy Minister of Defence of Georgia G. Muchaidze to Denmark

14-17.10.2009 - Minister of Labour, Health and Social Affairs of Georgia Mr. A. Kvitashvili to Denmark (attending the 59th session of WHOs regional Committee for Europe)

5-7.10.2009 - Foreign Minister of Denmark Per Stig Møller to Georgia July

12.2009 - Minister of Environmental Protection of Georgia to Denmark, (UN Climate Change Conference, COP15)

1-3.02.2010 - A Delegation of the State Ministry of Diaspora issues to Denmark

 

Legal Base:

 

"Memorandum of Understanding between the Government of Georgia and the Government of the Kingdom of Denmark on Cooperation of the   Implementation of the Kyoto Protocol to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change". In force since 12.04.2006

"Agreement between the Government of Georgia and the Government of the Kingdom of Denmark for the Avoidance of Double Taxation and the Prevention of Fiscal Evasion with Respect to Taxes on Income". In force since 01.01.2009

 

Link

Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Denmark: www.um.dk

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