Karen Ellemann is the new Minister for Social Affairs and the Interior

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About the Ministry

The Ministry of Social Affairs and the Interior is responsible for the following policy areas:

  • Disadvantaged Children

  • Marginalized Adults

  • People with Disabilities

  • Civil Society

  • Family Law

  • International Collaboration and Responsibility

  • Governance of Municipalities and Regions

  • Economics of Municipalities and Regions

  • Elections and Referenda

The Minister

Karen Ellemann is Minister for Social Affairs and the Interior.

Formerly, Karen Ellemann has been the Minister for the Environment and Minister for Nordic Cooperation from February 23rd 2010 until October 3rd 2011, and Minister of the Interior and Social Affairs from April 7th 2009 until February 23rd 2010. Since November 13th 2007 she has been a Member of Parliament for the Liberal Party in Greater Copenhagen greater constituency.



See the CV of the Minister