In December, Denmark hosts the 15th UN Framework Convention on Climate Change Conference of Parties in Copenhagen.  This meeting is especially significant as countries come together to advance a successor to the Kyoto agreement.  Denmark's Ambassador to the United States, His Excellency Friis Petersen will discuss the prospects for a new international climate change agreement and potential outcomes in Copenhagen.

Ambassador Friis Arne Petersen presented his credentials to then President George W. Bush on October 3, 2005, as the Ambassador of Denmark to the United States. Ambassador Petersen has had a distinguished and outstanding career in the Danish Foreign Service, serving on the staff of two Danish Foreign Ministers and holding various senior positions as Permanent Secretary of State and Undersecretary.

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