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New Ambassador of the Kingdom of Denmark to Canada

On Sep 5th Mr. Thomas Winkler presented his credentials to the Governor General of Canada, Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette. Ambassador Winkler was recently appointed Ambassador of the Kingdom of Denmark to Canada.

The Kingdom of Denmark is Canada’s neighbour in the North and works with Canada on a number of issues including protecting and developing the Artic. One of the key tasks for Ambassador Winkler in his new position will be to continue strengthening relations between Canada and Denmark in all areas of Arctic cooperation.

Ambassador Winkler will also promote trade and investments between Canada and Denmark and as former Legal Adviser of the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs he will focus on the joint efforts by Canada and Denmark to promote human rights and democratic values internationally.

Before his appointment as Ambassador of Denmark to Canada, Ambassador Winkler served as Ambassador of the Kingdom of Denmark to The Russian Federation from 2013-2018. The CV can be found here.

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