Colombia Danida Alumni Network to launch in July

Colombia Danida Alumni Network
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Thursday 11th July 2019 | 14:00 - 18:00 | Estelar de la Feria Hotel, Bogotá

Over the years close to 100 skilled Colombian professionals have been awarded Danida Scholarships. The vast majority have traveled to Denmark to complete courses in the field of food safety under Denmark’s Strategic Sector Cooperation Project in Colombia.

Following their scholarships and time in Denmark, a group of these Danida alumni have joined forces with the aim of consolidating a Danida Colombia Alumni Network. This network will now be officially launched at a dedicated event on July 11 in Bogotá, which will convene Danida alumni from across Colombia to re-connect with each other and with Denmark.

The event is hosted with support from Danida Fellowship Centre and the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs.  

Programme

14:00     Arrival and registration

14:30     Welcome by Ambassador Mogens Pedersen

14:40     How to organize alumni networks and their benefits

15:10     How the information acquired from Danida Scholarships has been shared

15:30     Break

15:45    Henning Otte Hansen, Department of Food and Resource Economics of Copenhagen University

16:15     Denmark/Colombia collaboration - Business opportunities

16:30     Finding our network objective - Structure

17:15     Next steps – Act firm

17:30     Drinks and networking with Danida alumni and Danish partners

Should you wish to know more about the event or the Danida Colombia Alumni Network please contact: Jaime Andrés Peña at jaime@businessbridge.com. 

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