Christian Friis Bach
|Christian Friis Bach|
|Executive Secretary of UNECE|
9 July 2014
|Preceded by||Sven Alkalaj|
|Minister for Development Cooperation of Denmark|
3 October 2011 – 21 November 2013
|Preceded by||Søren Pind|
|Succeeded by||Rasmus Helveg Petersen|
|Member of the Danish Parliament|
15 September 2011 – 31 July 2014
29 April 1966 |
|Political party||Social Liberal|
|Spouse(s)||Karin Friis Bach (1989–present)|
|Alma mater||The Royal Veterinary and Agricultural University|
Christian Friis Bach (born 29 April 1966 in Rødovre) is a Danish politician representing the Social Liberal Party. He was elected to the Parliament of Denmark (Folketinget) in 2006. Friis Bach is a former Minister for Development Cooperation of Denmark in the Cabinet of Helle Thorning-Schmidt and resigned on 21 November 2013. On 9 July 2014, Friis Bach was appointed Executive Secretary of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (ECE).
Prior to this appointment, he was the deputy parliamentary group leader of the Social Liberal Party and the party's spokesperson on foreign affairs.
- "Secretary-General Appoints Christian Friis Bach of Denmark Executive Secretary of U.N.E.C.E.". Un.org. July 19, 2014. Retrieved December 19, 2014.
- "Friis Bach becomes part of the Social Liberal leadership (in danish)". Politiken. November 26, 2013. Retrieved December 19, 2014.
|Minister for Development Cooperation
3 October 2011–21 November 2013
Rasmus Helveg Petersen
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