News

October 08, 2018
Last month, more than 40 Danida alumni and guests gathered in high spirits at the Danish Ambassador´s residence, a short drive from downtown Ouagadougou. Wearing a dress inspired by the Danish flag, the Ambassador, Ulla Næsby Tawiah, welcomed the guests to the launch of the Danida Burkina Alumni Network (DANE-BF).
August 22, 2018
In the following you can read about the results achieved by Danida alumni through the activity grants they were awarded by Danida Alumni Network earlier this year.
August 10, 2018
Anne Mette R. von Benzon, COWI Tanzania’s Director sees the Danida Alumni Network as a platform for mutual collaboration and benefit for the company and the alumni group. Her focus is on market development and the alumni as a resource and talent network. 
July 03, 2018
This year the prize will be awarded to an alum who, based on his or her Danida funded studies, has made important achievements contributing to positive change in his or her home country or area of employment using entrepreneurship and innovation as a tool of change.
July 02, 2018
On the 22nd of June under the late afternoon sun in his garden in Dar es Salaam Ambassador to Tanzania, Einar H. Jensen, officially launched the Danida Tanzania Alumni Network.
June 29, 2018
After a successful first round of alumni activity grants resulting in the support to seven different activities proposed by members of Danida Alumni Network, we are inviting applications under this second Call for Applications. The deadline of the Call is 20 August 2018 at 12:00 PM (CEST).
June 18, 2018
Danida Fellowship Centre has two seats available for members of the Danida Alumni Network at the International Anti-Corruption Conference (IACC) in Copenhagen 22-24 October 2018.
May 22, 2018
Thank you for participating in our survey. We were blown away by the number of responses we received. The survey was sent out to 2029 members and 549 submitted an answer within only 10 days. It means a great deal to experience such a level of interest in the development of Danida Alumni Network.
May 16, 2018
As a new initiative to boost local alumni activities the Danida Fellowship Centre has begun offering activity grants to members of the Danida Alumni Network. The first activity has already taken place in Uganda and it was a great success.
April 13, 2018
Josias Soleil Juliussen is the newest addition to Danida Alumni Network and the position as Alumni Programme Officer comes as a natural step after years of working with communication, PR and events – often in different cultures e.g. in South Korea at the Danish Embassy and in Cape Town, South Africa working as Marketing Manager for a large, international organization.
March 19, 2018
As a new initiative to boost local alumni activities Danida Fellowship Centre offers activity grants to Danida alumni who are accepted as members of the Danida Alumni Network (DAN).
February 22, 2018
Kenya is the latest country to establish a local chapter of the Danida Alumni Network. On February 8th 2018, about eighty former Danida fellows gathered at the Danish Ambassador’s Residence in Nairobi to establish a formal Danida Alumni Network in Kenya. The network’s goal is to further strengthen the bonds between Kenya and Denmark by promoting cooperation, networking and the sharing of ideas among professionals and Danish partners.
February 16, 2018
Recruitment is never a straightforward process. Alumni trained at Danish institutions may have an advantage, if they seek employment at Grundfos Vietnam.
January 30, 2018
In 2011, steps were taken to make the ancient town Bhaktapur in the Kathmandu Valley, Nepal a car free zone. Sadly, there are still too many vehicles in the ancient town. Architect and Danida alumni Saroj Prasad Shestha, Nepal looks to Copenhagen and Seoul for solutions. 
January 19, 2018
The event will take place on Thursday 8 February 2018 from 2:00 – 6:00pm and will be divided into two sessions. During the first session, Danida alumni in Kenya will discuss how to organise the network and plan future activities and the second session will celebrate the launch of the Danida Kenya alumni network.