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Curriculum vitae

Ambassador Peter Taksøe-Jensen

Professional Career

2019- Ambassador of Denmark to Japan

2015-2019 Ambassador of Denmark to India, Bhutan, Maldives and Sri Lanka, Nepal

2010-2015 Ambassador of Denmark to the United States
2008-2010 Assistant Secretary-General for Legal Affairs, United Nations, New York

2003-2008 Under-Secretary for Legal Affairs and Head of the Legal Service, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark

1999-2003 Head of Section, Department for Legal Service, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark

1999 Counsellor, Permanent Representation of Denmark to the European Union, Brussels

1995-1999 Head of Section, Permanent Representation of Denmark to the European Union, Brussels

1992-1995 Head of Section, Department for Security Policy, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark

1989-1992 First Secretary, Royal Danish Embassy, Vienna
1988-1989 Head of Section, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark
1986-1987 Head of Section, Danish Ministry of Justice, Denmark

Other Activities

2016-2018 Chairman of the Conciliation Committee in the Maritime Boundary Case between Australia and East Timor appointed by the Permanent Court of Arbitration in Hague

May 2016 Author of “Danish Diplomacy and Defence in Times of Change – A Review of Denmark’s Foreign and Security Policy

2015- Chairman of the Trade Council South Asia
2010-2015 Chairman of the Trade Council Trade U.S.A
2010-2015 Chairman of the American-Danish Business Council
2007-2008 Chairman of the Danish Governments Commission on the Red Cross

2000-2007 Vice-Chairman of the Danish Governments Commission on the Red Cross

2004-2008 Member of the Commission on Jurisdiction, established by the Danish Minister for Justice

2002-2003 Member of the Commission on the Law on Archives, established by the Danish Minister for Culture

1999-2008 Lecturer at numerous courses on EU Law, EU Policies and negotiations, and on EU procedures and techniques

Decoration
Order of Dannebrog, Knight 1st Class

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