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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.
December 21, 2017
Proud and happy winners received the prices for Denmark-Vietnam Alumni Network’s Raising Awareness on Green City Solutions competition. It is the kind of meaningful activity we like to see our alumni to engage in, says Lene Mosegaard, Danida Alumni Network.
December 11, 2017
Exciting future activities were proposed when Danida alumni met on December 1 to discuss the Next Step for the Uganda - Danida Alumni Network. Legal Clinics and public talk shows about corruption were some of the ideas that came up during the brainstorm session. More than 30 Danida alumni meet Friday afternoon on 1 December 2017 to discuss the next step for Danida alumni in Uganda. 
December 06, 2017
Under the title “Meet and Greet the Nordic alumni” sixty Nordic alumni, two Nordic ambassadors and members from the Nordic Business Association in Uganda, NBA met on the evening of 30 November in Kampala for networking, snacks, drinks and “hygge”.
November 29, 2017
DFC offers activity grants to Danida alumni who are accepted as members of the Danida Alumni Network via the network’s portal.  The call for applications is open from 4 December 2017 to 26 January 2018. We plan to advertise an open call 3–4 times a year depending on the lessons learnt from this first round. Applicants will be informed about the outcome of their applications at the latest six weeks after the deadline for applications. Why activity grants?
November 24, 2017
Danida alumni in Uganda will meet to talk about the Next Steps for Danida alumni in Uganda on Friday 1 December 2:15 – 4pm. The event, that will take place at Piato Restaurant, Plot 20, Lumumba Avenue, Kampala follows the very first Danida Alumni Network event in Uganda that was hosted by the Danish Embassy in March 2017. We are now ready to discuss the future set-up and activities for Danida Alumni Network in Uganda.
November 22, 2017
True to tradition the Nordic Business Association in Uganda invite members and friends to an annual end of year event. This year, the theme is Meet and Greet the Nordic alumni. It will take place 6-9pm at Restaurant L’Epicurien / Atmosphere Lounge, 34 Windsor Cresent, Kololo, Kampala.
September 13, 2017
Every year around 1000 professionals from the developing and growth and transition countries that Denmark collaborate with are granted a Danida fellowship. We follow and receive frequent updates from many of them when they return to their home countries. Listen to what Emmanuel K. Sanwouk from Ghana says.  
September 08, 2017
What a celebration of the very first distinguished alumnus Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, who received Danida Alumni Prize 2017 on 31 August during Danida Fellowship Centre’s 25 years anniversary in Frederiksberg
August 24, 2017
We are proud to announce that we on 31st August will award Danida Alumni Prize 2017. The prize is awarded annually to an alum who has made significant contributions to positive change in his or her home country or professional field based on his or her studies in Denmark.This year the prize goes to Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, WHO Director-General. 
August 23, 2017
Danida Alumni Network-Ghana, together with its stakeholders join Danida Fellowship Centre in an Anniversary reception August 31st in three zones (Accra, Kumasi and Tamale) in Ghana. Find the full programme here.
June 22, 2017
Congratulations to our three BSU Masters from Ghana, who were chosen among several thousands of applicants to participate in UNLEASH in August in Copenhagen. The three participants selected are: Mr Eugene Dela Setsoafia, Mr Eugene Jojo Arthur and Mr Godwin Festival Boateng. They are part of a group of 76 Masters from Ghana, Tanzania, Uganda, Kenya and Nepal, who have studed in Denmark on a Danida Fellowship as part of the BSU programme.
March 28, 2017
On Friday 24th March, the Danish Embassy in Uganda hosted its first Danida Alumni Network meeting. It brought together Ugandans from many regions, government, private sector, academia and civil society. The idea is now to establish a local Danida Alumni Network to promote cooperation, networking and sharing of ideas among Ugandan professionals, who have studied in Denmark. If you have studied in Denmark and did not receive an invitation, please get in touch with the Danish Embassy in Uganda, Email: kmtamb@um.dk
March 02, 2017
Danida alumni, Seth Kwabena Amponsah, on 24th February 2017 won University of Ghana Vice-Chancellor’s Award for the Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation in the Sciences. This, he received, during the Annual Academic Awards Ceremony organized by the University. Dr. Amponsah’s PhD was sponsored by the Health Platform of Building Stronger Universities (BSU) in Developing Countries Initiative, a Danish International Development Agency (DANIDA) funded collaboration between Danish Universities and University of Ghana.