Belarus–Denmark relations

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Belarus-Denmark relations
Map indicating locations of Denmark and Belarus

Denmark

Belarus

Belarus–Denmark relations refers to the current and historical relations between Belarus and Denmark. Belarus is represented in Denmark, through its embassy in Stockholm, Sweden.[1] Denmark is represented through its embassy in Moscow, Russia.[2] Denmark, together with Norway recognized and established relations with Belarus on January 14, 1992.[3] Both countries are members of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe and Denmark is a full member of Council of Europe while Belarus is an official candidate.

Assistance[edit]

From 1990 to 2003, Denmark assisted Belarus with 108 million DKK.[4] Denmark assists Belarus with democratic development, civil society, and free media, and to prevent human trafficking.[5] On 28 January 2009, a meeting with Belarusian and Danish NGO was held, interesting in expanding cooperation between Belarus Denmark.[6]

Trade[edit]

In 2008, the trade between Belarus and Denmark was $116 million. Belarusian exports amounted $19 million. Danish exports amounted $96 million.[7][8] In 2009, the trade amounted $118 million.[9] Denmark has invested in 21 Belarusian enterprises. On 29 January 2009, a delegation from both countries, discussed trade and economic relations between the two countries.[10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Belarusian embassy in Stockholm, Sweden". Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Belarus). Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Belarus). Retrieved 12 February 2011. 
  2. ^ "Danish embassy in Moscow, Russia". Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Denmark). Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Denmark). Archived from the original on 28 December 2010. Retrieved 12 February 2011. 
  3. ^ "Belarusian relations with Denmark and Norway". Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Belarus). Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Belarus). Retrieved 12 February 2011. 
  4. ^ "Danish Bilateral Assistance Commitments to recipient countries in the Central and Eastern Europe 1990-2003". Retrieved 8 June 2013. [dead link]
  5. ^ "Danish Neighbourhood Programme: Belarus". Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Denmark). Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Denmark). Retrieved 12 February 2011. 
  6. ^ "Perspectives of Belarusian-Danish cooperation". Euro Belarus. 2 February 2009. Retrieved 12 February 2011. 
  7. ^ "Foreign Ministries of Belarus and Denmark held consultations". Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Belarus). Retrieved 12 February 2011. 
  8. ^ "On Cooperation Between Belarus and Denmark in Sphere of Investment Protection". Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Belarus). Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Belarus). Retrieved 12 February 2011. 
  9. ^ "Minsk to host Belarusian-Danish ministerial consultations 1 October". Belarusian Telegraph Agency. 30 September 2010. Retrieved 12 February 2011. 
  10. ^ "Belarus, Denmark discuss trade and economic cooperation". Belarusian Telegraph Agency. 29 January 2009. Retrieved 12 February 2011. 

See also[edit]