Denmark–Serbia relations

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Danish-Serbian relations
Map indicating locations of Denmark and Serbia

Denmark

Serbia

Denmark–Serbia relations are foreign relations between Denmark and Serbia. Denmark has an embassy in Belgrade, and Serbia has an embassy in Copenhagen .[1] 64.000 Serbian people live in Denmark.[2] In November 2010, Thor Pedersen said that Denmark fully support Serbia in the EU.[3][4] Both countries are members of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe.

Trade and agreements[edit]

In 2004, trade turnover between Denmark and Serbia amounted $37 million.

Carlsberg Srbija is a beer brewery in Serbia, owned by Danish Carlsberg Group since 2003. Known by its signature brand Lav pivo.[5][6]

On February 11, 2012, Denmark & Serbia signed a 9 Million Euro agreement for the production of fruits. Also according to a Danish ambassador, Serbia is already an important producer of berries.[7]

Cooperation[edit]

Danish cooperation assists Serbia with biomass, biogas, wind energy and agro industry.[8] Serbia is Denmark's biggest military cooperation partner.[9]

The Danish House in Serbia[edit]

In 2013, The Danish House in Serbia (Danish: Det Danske Hus i Serbien) was opened in Belgrade, as the first Danish cultural institution in the Western Balkans.[10] The Danish House in Serbia is a non-profit organization founded by several organizations and public institutions from both Denmark and Serbia with the vision to encourage the bilateral, cultural and commercial relations mainly between Denmark and Serbia, but also the other Balkan countries, including Macedonia and Bosnia- & Herzegovina.[11]

The Danish House in Serbia which was opened on 16 December 2013 at the Royal Palace in Belgrade is a cooperation between University of Copenhagen, University of Aarhus, Crown Prince Alexander II Foundation for Education, Danish Cultural Institute, Danish Council of Rural Districts as well as many other institutions.[12] The current chairman is Noa Jankovic.

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