Afghanistan a priority for Danish envoy

Between pivotal climate change talks in Copenhagen, the NATO mission in Afghanistan, nascent Canada-EU trade talks and mapping an Arctic that's slowly opening to sea passage, Denmark's new ambassador has arrived at a time with potential for enormous co-operation between Canada and Denmark—or enormous conflict.

Embassy Photo: Laura Payton
Erik Vilstrup Lorenzen, the new Danish ambassador to Canada, has arrived just months before the UN climate change conference in Copenhagen.
Laura Payton
Published: Wednesday, 09/23/2009 12:00 am EDT
Last Updated: Wednesday, 10/23/2013 11:27 am EDT

Between pivotal climate change talks in Copenhagen, the NATO mission in Afghanistan, nascent Canada-EU trade talks and mapping an Arctic that's slowly opening to sea passage, Denmark's new ambassador has arrived at a time with potential for enormous co-operation between Canada and Denmark—or enormous conflict.

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