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Danish Institute of International Studies (DIIS) 2005f
Strandgade 56 Copenhagen 1401, Denmark
tel:45-32 69 8787 fax:45-32 69 8700

Organizational Status: Independent institute, founded in 2003.

General Description: DIIS is one of two institutes under the Danish Centre for International Studies and Human Rights (DCISM). DCISM was established to strengthen research, analysis, and information activities in Denmark concerning international affairs, covering the fields of foreign, security, and development policies; conflict; holocaust, genocide, and political mass murders; and human rights in Denmark and abroad. DIIS undertakes research, analyses, and related activities and comprises five research departments-the Department of European Studies; the Department of Development Research; the Department of Globalization and Governance Research; the Department of Holocaust and Genocide Studies; and the Department of Conflict and Security Studies-and an analysis unit on Cold War Studies. In addition, DIIS has a Publications & Information Unit and jointly operates the DCISM Library.

Annual Budget:

Staff: 95 (80 research, 15 administrative/support), 10 visiting, 25 student

Executive Officers:
Mr. CARLSEN, Per (Director)

Public Relations:
Mr. LINELL, Jesper (Head of Publications)

(As of November, 2004)

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