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Employment, Social Policy, Health and Consumer Affairs

71%
of Danish women are employed, which is the highest number in the EU.
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EPSCO

The Council (Employment, Social Policy, Health and Consumer Affairs), often abbreviated to EPSCO, works to improve the citizens’ standard of living and quality of life. To this end securing employment and a high level of social protection in health care, gender equality and other social aspects is a priority. The Council consists of the Ministers of Employment, Social Affairs, Health and Consumer Policy and meet app. four times a year.

Danish Ministers

Mette Frederiksen
  • Minister for Employment
  • Mette Frederiksen
  • Email:  bm@bm.dk
  • T  +45 51 23 28 30
Karen Hækkerup
  • Minister for Social Affairs and Integration
  • Karen Hækkerup
  • Email:  min@sm.dk
  • T  +45 33 92 93 00
Astrid Krag
  • Minister for Health
  • Astrid Krag
  • Email:  sum@sum.dk
  • T  +45 72 26 90 00
Manu Sareen
  • Minister for Gender Equality and Ecclesiastical Affairs and Minister for Nordic Cooperation
  • Manu Sareen
  • Email:  km@km.dk
  • T  +45 22 68 85 65