High Level Morning

To set the stage for the conference day, the following video was created sharing the work of Save the Children Denmark since 1945 up until a programme visit to the Zaatari camp in Jordan in March 2020 , with participation from H.R.H. The Crown Prince of Denmark and Denmark’s Minister for Development Cooperation.


The Anniversary Conference started with a morning high-level session with the following speakers:

(the video from the morning session can be found here as a whole but with indication of when which speech starts, as mentioned below) 

  • Tine Gøtzsche, Host (00.00)
  • Johanne Schmidt-Nielsen, Secretary General, Save the Children Denmark (09.20)
  • Stine Borring Alkert, Save the Children Youth, Chairperson (24.41)
  • Anne-Sophie Dybdal, Senior Child Protection Advisor, Save the Children Denmark (30.03)
  • Mette Frederiksen, Denmark's Prime Minister (42.56)
  • Rasmus Prehn, Denmark's Minister for Development Cooperation (54.36)
  • HRH The Crown Prince of Denmark (01.08.21)
  • Joseph Vos, Concentration Camp Survivor: On first Red Barnet recreational stay to Denmark after WWII (1945) (01.18.57)

Quotes from our honoured key note speakers


Please enjoy a brief video summary from the morning high-level session’s key note speakers.

Birthday greetings

Save the Children received the following birthday greetings on our special day:

• Janez Lenarčič, Commissioner for Crisis Management, European Commission 

• Devora Kestel, Director of the Department of Mental Health and Substance Use at the World Health Organization (WHO) 

• Yasmine Sherif, Director of Education Cannot Wait (ECW)