Ministry of Environment (Denmark)

Ministry of the Environment of Denmark (Danish: Miljøministeriet) is the Danish ministry in charge of near all matters concerning Environmental issues in Denmark. The head office is in Copenhagen.[1]

Ministry of Environment head office

Created in 1971 as the Ministry of Pollution Combating ("Ministeriet for forureningsbekæmpelse"), it changed its name in 1973 to the current Ministry of the Environment. However, from 1994 to 2005 it was known as the Ministry of Environment and Energy ("Miljø- og Energiministeriet"), as the ministry was merged with the Ministry of Energy. In 2005, the energy sector was detached again and the ministry reverted to the old name.

In a press release on 21 March 2007, the ministry announced that it would be hosting the COP-15 summit in 2009.[2] COP 15 took place in Copenhagen from 7 December to 18 December 2009.

Agencies and institutionsEdit

Ministry mark in a nature park (Teglstrup Hegn)

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  1. ^ Home (English). Ministry of Environment. Retrieved on March 7, 2016. "The Danish Ministry of the Environment Børsgade 4 1215 København K "
  2. ^ Press announcement (in Danish) on the Internet Archive

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