Professor Finn Tarp Knighted by Her Majesty the Queen of Denmark

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  • 2015•12•17

    On 14 December 2015, Professor Finn Tarp, Director of the UNU World Institute for Development Economics Research (UNU-WIDER), was honoured with the Order of the Dannebrog by Her Majesty the Queen Margrethe II of Denmark.

    The Order of the Dannebrog was instituted in 1671 by King Christian V of Denmark and Norway. Today, the Order is a means of honouring and rewarding faithful servants of the modern Danish state for meritorious civil or military service, for a particular contribution to the arts, sciences, or business life, or for those working for Danish interests.

    Queen Margrethe II of Denmark honored Finn Tarp, Director of UNU-WIDER,  with the Order of the Dannebrog. The ceremony took place in Denmark on 14 December 2015. Photo: Klaus Møller

    Queen Margrethe II of Denmark honoured Prof. Finn Tarp, Director of UNU-WIDER, with the Order of the Dannebrog. Photo: Klaus Møller

    For more information, visit the UNU-WIDER website.