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Read news from the Embassy of Denmark in Accra and from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark.
  • Denmark opens for visa application in Abidjan
    27.04.2016  19:20

    Applications for visas to Denmark, Iceland, Greenland, and Faroe Islands can now be submitted in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire.

  • Danish Business Delegation visiting Ghana
    13.04.2016  14:05

    From the 11th to 15th of April the Danish Embassy is proud to welcome a Danish Business Delegation to Ghana, organized by the consulting firm Nordekon in cooperation with the Danish Trade Council. The business representatives have come to explore business opportunities in Ghana.

  • Opening of the Danish Visa Application Centre in Abidjan
    11.04.2016  18:47

    The Danish Visa Application Centre (VAC) in Abidjan was officially opened on the 7th of April. The center is daily managed by VFS Côte d'Ivoire and is handling visa services for visa applicants for Denmark, Norway and Spain. Applicants who wish to visit Denmark including Greenland, Iceland and Faroe Island can now apply at the Danish VAC in Abidjan instead of traveling to Accra. 

  • World Health Day celebrated in Ghana
    09.04.2016  11:18

    The World Health Day (WHD) was marked on the 7th of April. A symposium was organised by the World Health Organisation (WHO) and the Ministry of Health in Ghana in line with the global theme for the WHD, 'Stay Super, Beat Diabetes’. The Danish Ambassador, Mrs Tove Degnbol, was invited to speak about the Danish Government’s commitments in the health sector.

  • Non-Citizen Card required by law
    06.04.2016  18:39

    The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration has emphasised that ALL non-Ghanaians (except diplomats) are required by law to be in possession of a Non-Citizen Card. The card is a pre-condition for any transaction in Ghana.

  • Preventing mass atrocities: Responsibility to Protect in Ghana and West Africa
    21.03.2016  16:37

    Preventing mass atrocities:  A case study on the implementation of Responsibility to Protect in Ghana and West Africa The Danish Embassy participated in a one-day Dissemination Workshop on the research entitle “Institutional Capacities for the Implementation of R2P in West Africa: A Case Study of Ghana.”

  • The OECD DAC Peer Review of Denmark
    17.03.2016  12:02

    An OECD/DAC (Development Assistance Committee) Peer Review Team consisting of two representatives from the DAC secretariat as well as four representatives of the examining DAC members (France and Belgium) visited the Embassy of Denmark and relevant stakeholders in Ghana from 22-26 February.

  • Ghana's Gender Minister will participate in Women Deliver
    09.03.2016  12:03

    Ghana’s Minister for Gender, Children and Social Protection H.E. Nana Oye Lithur will participate in Women Deliver, the largest gathering on girls’ and women’s health and rights in the last decade and one of the first major global conferences following the launch of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Women Deliver will take place in Copenhagen on 16-19 May, 2016.

  • Denmark - Ghana: A Healthy Partnership that Saves Lives
    04.03.2016  15:30

    New magazine, a technical report and five short films highlight the impressive improvements, the health sector in Ghana has seen over two decades of Danish support.

  • Maersk celebrates 25 Years Anniversary in Ghana  
    04.03.2016  14:57

    On 2th of March 2016, the celebration of Maersk Line Ghana anniversary took place at the Kempinski Hotel Gold Coast Accra, hosted by the Managing Director of Maersk Line in Ghana, Syed Naved Zafar, in the presence of the Maersk Group CEO Nils Smedegaard Andersen.

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