Minister for Development Cooperation (Denmark)

Minister for Development Cooperation of Denmark (Danish: Udviklingsminister) is a Danish minister office. The office was introduced with the Cabinet of Poul Nyrup Rasmussen I on 25 January 1993.

Minister for Development Cooperation
Udviklingsminister
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Incumbent
Flemming Møller Mortensen

since 19 November 2020
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Member ofthe Folketing
AppointerPrime Minister
Term length4 years
Formation25 January 1993; 29 years ago (1993-01-25)
First holderHelle Degn

List of ministersEdit

No. Portrait Name
(Born-Died)
Term Political Party Government
Took office Left office Duration
Minister for Development Cooperation
(Udviklingsminister)
1Helle Degn
(born 1946)
25 January 199327 September 19941 year, 245 daysSocial DemocratsPoul Nyrup Rasmussen I Cabinet
2Poul Nielson
(born 1943)
27 September 199410 July 19994 years, 286 daysSocial DemocratsPoul Nyrup Rasmussen II Cabinet
3Jan Trøjborg
(1955–2012)
10 July 199921 December 20001 year, 164 daysSocial DemocratsPoul Nyrup Rasmussen III Cabinet
4Anita Bay Bundegaard [da]
(born 1963)
21 December 200027 November 2001341 daysSocial LiberalsPoul Nyrup Rasmussen IV Cabinet
None (task assumed by the Foreign Minister Per Stig Møller)
27 November 2001 – 2 August 2004
5Bertel Haarder
(born 1944)
2 August 200418 February 2005200 daysVenstreAnders Fogh Rasmussen I Cabinet
6Ulla Tørnæs
(born 1962)
18 February 200523 February 20105 years, 5 daysVenstreAnders Fogh Rasmussen II CabinetIII
Lars Løkke Rasmussen I Cabinet
7Søren Pind
(born 1969)
23 February 20103 October 20111 year, 222 daysVenstreLars Løkke Rasmussen I Cabinet
8Christian Friis Bach
(born 1966)
3 October 201121 November 20132 years, 49 daysSocial LiberalsThorning-Schmidt I Cabinet
9Rasmus Helveg Petersen
(born 1968)
21 November 20133 February 201474 daysSocial LiberalsThorning-Schmidt I Cabinet
10Mogens Jensen
(born 1963)
3 February 201428 June 20151 year, 145 daysSocial DemocratsThorning-Schmidt II Cabinet
None (task assumed by the Foreign Minister Kristian Jensen)
28 June 2015 – 28 November 2016
(6)Ulla Tørnæs
(born 1962)
28 November 201627 June 20192 years, 211 daysVenstreLars Løkke Rasmussen III Cabinet
11Rasmus Prehn
(born 1973)
27 June 201918 November 20201 year, 144 daysSocial DemocratsFrederiksen Cabinet
12Flemming Møller Mortensen
(born 1963)
19 November 2020Incumbent2 years, 15 daysSocial DemocratsFrederiksen Cabinet

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