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Jørgen Christian Wind Nielsen

Jørgen Christian Wind Nielsen graduated from Copenhagen Business School in 1982 with a master’s degree in business translation and interpreting for Spanish and English. He is also a stagiaire in interpreting at the European Parliament. Over the years, he has been deeply involved in language politics and is a member of the Danish Language Council (Dansk Sprognævn).

The National Strategy for Foreign Languages in Denmark

Foreign language skills are important to Denmark. Denmark requires a workforce that masters foreign languages at the highest level since language and cultural understanding form a pivotal basis for Danish influence, growth and prosperity. Such language is of great importance for Denmark’s economic collaboration and trade with the world around us.