Portland, Oregon, USA

Global Danes in Portland

Exclusive event focusing on your situation and your needs as a global Dane in Portland.

Danes Worldwide, in collaboration with Nordic Northwest, invites you to a free informational meeting

Saturday, June 17, 2023, from 15.00 – 18.00 at
Nordic Northwest, 8800 SW Oleson Rd., Portland

The meeting is open to all Danes, their spouses, family members or others connected to Denmark. The meeting provides a unique opportunity to get an update on rules and issues that affect many Danes living abroad. Among the topics on the agenda are the following:

  • What are the options for returning home to Denmark with a foreign spouse? (the rules for family reunification)
  • Retention of citizenship for Danish children born abroad (the 22-year-old rule)
  • Danish national pension (folkepension)
  • Purchasing real estate in Denmark
  • Danish lessons for children, young people, and adults

The meeting will take place in English.


  • 15.00: Arrival and snacks
  • 15.30: Welcome by the afternoon’s hosts
  • 15.45: Introduction to Danes Worldwide by Lisbeth Kjersgaard, legal advisor at Danes Worldwide
  • 16.00: Information and latest updates on the above subjects by Lisbeth Kjersgaard
  • 16.45: Break
  • 17.00: Open discussion and questions
  • 18.00: The event ends

For further information on the event, please contact Lisbeth Kjersgaard at lisbeth@danes.dk.

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Lisbeth Kjersgaard, Danes Worldwide


Deadline for registration is june 13th. The event is free for all participants. A Danes Worldwide membership is not required.

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