Sierra Leone’s Chief Minister, Dr. David Moinina Sengeh, secured valuable resources and strengthened ties with Denmark during a key meeting on March 11th, 2024.

Dr. Sengeh’s discussions focused on a new partnership model emphasizing mutual benefits. Key areas of collaboration include education, green energy, and global security.

A central achievement was the signing of a Letter of Intent outlining a $5 million support package for Sierra Leone. $2 million will be directed toward education initiatives and $3 million will be allocated for green energy projects, facilitated through the European Union partnership.

Dr. Sengeh also met with Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen and Foreign Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen. The discussions emphasized practical cooperation in critical areas. Denmark reaffirmed its commitment to supporting Sierra Leone and Africa, particularly within the UN Security Council.

Denmark’s engagement reflects its upcoming EU presidency and UN Security Council seat candidacy, acknowledging Sierra Leone’s strategic importance. This visit signifies a shift towards a model for African-European relations focused on mutual interests and collaborative efforts on the global stage.