Arctic Interests of the Kingdom of Denmark at a Time of Geopolitical Rivalry in the Arctic
- Date: Monday, March 20, 2023 - 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Building: Kerr House
Room: Seminar Room 102
The Frost Centre is pleased to present Torsten Kjølby Nielsen, Chief Counsellor for Arctic Affairs at the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs as part of our North at Trent Lecture Series for his talk "Arctic Interests of the Kingdom of Denmark at a Time of Geopolitical Rivalry in the Arctic".
Torsten Kjølby Nielsen, Chief Counsellor for Arctic Affairs at the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Since 2016 he has worked on Arctic affairs multilaterally (Arctic Council) and in the bilateral relations of the Kingdom of Denmark to both Arctic and non-Arctic actors, bilateral relations with the USA and Canada and the foreign and security policy interests of Greenland and the Faroe Islands. At present he takes a particular interest in geopolitical aspects of developments in the Arctic region with a focus on a broad spectrum of security, economic, and political governance related issues.
Previously in his diplomatic career he has held a number of positions at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Copenhagen on a variety of Danish foreign policy priorities and has served as deputy head of mission at the Danish embassies in Prague (2004-2007) and Madrid (2012-2016). Torsten has a MSc. In Political Science from the University of Aarhus, Denmark (1999).
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Posted on March 9, 2023