After more than ten years in the policy of the party, becoming the party's former political rapporteur Johanne Schmidt-Nielsen, the new secretary-general of save the children. It writes the organization in a press release.
She is chosen by a unanimous executive board in save the children, which in december fired his then-secretary general Jonas Keiding Lindholm. Johanne Schmidt-Nielsen joins after the upcoming elections.
Johanne Schmidt-Nielsen is a distinctive profile, which we have chosen in a strong field. She has been an outspoken voice at Christiansborg palace, is a natural and charismatic leader and a strong communicator, writes the president of save the children Lars Svenning Andersen and continues:
We have great expectations to the cooperation with Johanne Schmidt-Nielsen, and I am sure that she is absolutely right to reinforce the Red of the Child's position and promise our new and ambitious strategy for helping the most vulnerable children in Denmark and out in the world, says Red Child's chair.
Johanne Schmidt-Nielsen has overall been 12 years in the Danish Parliament for Enhedslisten, where for a period she was also the party's political rapporteur, within the post went to Pernille Skipper.
– There are simply not a more important issue than the Red of the Child. Namely, that all children should have the good. Too many children live lives, which is not at all for children.
- at Home increases child poverty, the children in the Sjælsmark risk being marked for life, mentally mistrivsel is eerily widespread, and bullying is, unfortunately, daily life for many, both in the schoolyard and on social media, writes Johanne Schmidt-Nielsen in the press release.
She writes further, that she will spend her first time to teach the organization to know and have 'children' to the top of the political agenda.
- There is a need for all forces of good, and even though several thousand have already been associated with save the children, we must have even more, writes Johanne Schmidt-Nielseni message.
Red the Child's former secretary-general of the Jonas Keiding Lindholm was fired, because he is, according to the organization created for the hard working environment', there was more to leave the organization.