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Dan Jørgensen

Minister of Climate, Energy & Utilities, Government of Denmark; Co-chair, Climate Investment Coalition 

Dan Jannik Jørgensen, born June 12th 1975 in Odense.

Member period
Member of the Folketing for The Social Democratic Party in Funen greater constituency from June 18th 2015.
Candidate for The Social Democratic Party in Middelfart nomination district from 2011.


Parliamentary career
Minister for Climate, Energy and Utilities from 27. June 2019.
Former vice-chairman of the parliamentary group of the Social Democratic Party, 2017-2019.
Vice-chairman of the Danish Delegation to NATO Parliamentary Assembly, 2015-2019.
Minister for Food, Agriculture and Fisheries, 12. December 2013 – 28. June 2015.
Member of the European Parliament (president of the Animal Welfare Intergroup. Vice-chairman of European Parliament Committee on Environment, Public Health and Food Safety, head of the Danish delegation of Social Democrats in the European Parliament), 2004-2013.


MSc (political science), Aarhus University, 2004.

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