Danish Ministers in DC to discuss how to end poverty & inequality

Mogens Jensen minister

The Danish Minister for Development and Trade, Mogens Jensen, Minister of Economic affairs and the Interior, Morten Østergaard, and Governor of the Danish National Bank, Lars Rohde, will visit Washington D.C. to attend the annual meetings at the IMF and World Bank Group to discuss ending extreme poverty by ensuring inclusive growth and fighting inequality.

As part of his visit, the Minister of Trade and Development is going to visit Danfoss in Baltimore. Danfoss is an example of a successful Danish company doing business in the US. The US is the largest export market for Danfoss. At Danfoss the Minister is also joining a breakfast roundtable with business leaders from Danish subsidiaries. The theme of the roundtable is the commercial potential for Danish companies in the USA and the potential impact of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership. Minister Jensen will also meet with President of the AFL-CIO Mr. Richard L. Trumka to discuss the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership

On Friday, October 10th Minister Jensen will discuss Denmark’s experience in the movement to work with public private partnerships, current opportunities and challenges, and the broader dynamics of corporate social responsibility. The event is free and open to the public, sign up here:

http://www.brookings.edu/events/2014/10/10-public-private-partnerships

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