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Impressions from #FLYGT2016 Conference at Christiansborg

After more than 16 years in Denmark, 17 May 2016 was the first time that I stepped foot inside the Danish Parliament, Christiansborg. I took part in the #FLYGT2016 conference organized by the University of Copenhagen. The presenters were researchers from the dry faculties of university (Law, Social Science, Theology and the Humanities), high ranking[…]

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Finding Work in Copenhagen and Denmark

When I moved to Denmark in the nineties, there was greater financial stability in Europe and greater stability in the Danish labour market. However, the challenges of finding work in wonderful Copenhagen as a newcomer who did not speak Danish were different to today. English was not the lingua franca within organizations, hence job opportunities[…]

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Did you know … about Denmark?

Aside from the debates regarding immigration, integration and diversity, Denmark and Copenhagen receive so much positive press about the things they do well – welfare benefits and services, design, bike culture, New Nordic Cuisine etc. What do we NOT hear about? Here is some trivia that you may not know: You probably already know that[…]

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Quality of Life and Quality of Living

In Monocle’s recent annual Quality of Life Survey 2015, Japan’s capital city, Tokyo occupies first position followed by Vienna and Berlin. From being the 2013 and 2014 winner, Copenhagen took a staggering fall to join Zürich at number ten because ‘the city is just too expensive’. Interestingly both Stockholm and Helsinki rank higher – six[…]