Denmark – Meeting between Jean-Baptiste Lemoyne and Ulla Pedersen Tørnæs, minister for development cooperation (Paris, 2 July 2018)

Today Jean-Baptiste Lemoyne, minister of state attached to the minister for Europe and foreign affairs, hosted Ulla Pedersen Tørnæs, the Danish minister for development cooperation.

The purpose of this meeting was to identify and step up possibilities for French-Danish development cooperation, particularly in the Sahel. Several possibilities are being considered relating to gender equality, sexual and reproductive health, education and youth. The ministers also discussed European development issues, especially the multiannual financial framework, the African Peace Facility, and the future architecture for external investment.