Accra, Ghana – Representatives from Ghana and Denmark convened on Friday, November 17, 2023, to reaffirm their steadfast partnership and pledge to intensify collaboration across critical domains. The bilateral discussions, held between Ghana’s Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, Hon. Kwaku Ampratwum-Sarpong, and Denmark’s Minister for Development Cooperation and Global Climate Policy, Mr. Dan Jorgensen, centered on expanding mutually beneficial ties in areas of economic development, peace and security, and good governance.
Hon. Ampratwum-Sarpong underscored the enduring friendship and cooperation between the two nations, rooted in a shared commitment to close collaboration across diverse areas, including sustainable human development, economic growth, and conflict prevention. He sought Denmark’s support in addressing security challenges in the Sahel region through the Accra Initiative.
Reaffirming Ghana’s unwavering commitment to combating climate change, the Deputy Minister highlighted the country’s dedication to advocating for the Climate Vulnerable Forum (CVF) and the Vulnerable Group of Twenty (V20) during its term as Chair.
Mr. Jorgensen acknowledged the robust diplomatic relations between Denmark and Ghana, emphasizing the immense potential for further strengthening their partnership. He commended Ghana’s contributions to promoting international peace and security at the United Nations Security Council, reaffirming Denmark’s unwavering support and cooperation in areas of shared interest.