"The State of the European Union" - a lecture by Consul General of Denmark in New York, Ambassador Jarl Frijs-Madsen.
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Jarl Frijs-Madsen assumed his post as Denmark’s Consul General in New York on September 1st 2010. On top of heading the Royal Danish Consulate General, Jarl Frijs-Madsen is, in collaboration with Danish Ambassador in Washington, Peter Taksøe-Jensen, responsible for Denmark’s collective export and investment promotion activities in the US as head of the Trade Council of Denmark in the US.Jarl Frijs-Madsen came from a position as Under Secretary for Foreign Trade and Investment and Head of the Trade Council of Denmark, where he was responsible for Denmark’s trade promotion, investment promotion (Invest in Denmark) and trade policy (WTO). In this capacity, Jarl Frijs-Madsen was also a part of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Corporate Management Committee.
Previously, Jarl Frijs-Madsen has worked with the Middle East peace process and Central and Eastern Europe. He has also been posted as 1st embassy secretary in Bonn, Germany and as Commercial and Economic Counselor in Warsaw. Finally, he has worked in the private sector twice (consulting and finance).
Jarl Frijs-Madsen holds a Master of Economics from the University of Copenhagen and has an Executive Certificate in Management (MBA-level) from Henley.
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