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Save the Children Denmark (Red Barnet)

National Network: 
Rosenørns Alle 12
1634 Copenhagen
+45 35 36 85 49
Telephone (other): 
+45 35 36 85 17
+45 36 39 11 19
Organisation Type: 
Non-Governmental Organization
Year of Establishment: 
General Information: 

1. Save the Children Denmark is a private Danish NGO comprising a General Secretariat, Communications Dept., Fundraising Dept., International Program Dept., National/European Program Dept., Administrations Dept. – totally 70 staff in Denmark. Country offices in Uganda, Bangladesh, Angola, Somaliland, Ethiopia, Guatemala. 2. DKK 122 million (2004) 3. Framework agreement with Danida, EU funding and private donations, memberships 4. Programmes and project for the promotion of and fight for children’s rights. 5. National governments and authorities, national NGOs

Mission and Objectives: 

Save the Children fights for: • A world respecting children • A world listening to children and learning • A world where all children have hope and opportunities Save the Children Denmark is part of International Save the Children Alliance – working in more than 100 countries in the world. Save the Children is the world’s largest independent children’s organisation. Save the Children fight for children’s rights. We deliver immediate and lasting improvements to children’s lives in Denmark and worldwide.

Main Projects / Activities: 

Protection of children against sexual abuse Protection of children in war and crises – child soldiers Protection of children without parental care, and refugee children Child labour Education Protection of children in humanitarian crises Psycho-social support of children Emergency education and learning Provision of food and non-food

Contact (1) Full Name: 
Herluf G. Madsen
Head of the organisation: 
Ms. Mimi Jakobsen

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