H.E. Peter Taksøe-Jensen is the Danish Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the United States. The Ambassador represents the government of Denmark in the United States.
Peter Taksøe-Jensen is the Danish Ambassador to the United States. Prior to commencing his position in Washington, Taksøe-Jensen was the Assistant Secretary-General for Legal Affairs at the United Nations.
Before joining the United Nations in 2008, the Ambassador served for more than two decades in the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs working in different areas in the Ministry primarily within the areas of foreign policy, security policy, arms control, and international law. He also served on various government commissions.
Ambassador Taksøe-Jensen has been posted to the Danish Embassy in Vienna and to Brussels as a member of Denmark’s representation to the European Union. Well known in international legal circles, Ambassador Taksøe-Jensen has been the driving force behind a number of Danish policies and initiatives to strengthen and develop international law.
Taksøe-Jensen holds a degree in law from the University of Copenhagen. He has lectured at numerous courses on EU Law and EU Policies and negotiations.
Mr. Peter Taksøe-JensenAmbassadorChief of MissionTel: (202) 234-4300Fax: (202) 328-1470Ms. Lone Hjortbak Kanaskie Personal Assistant to the Ambassador Tel: (202) 797-5320 Fax: (202) firstname.lastname@example.org