Preceded bySven Alkalaj ChildrenThree children Preceded bySoren Pind NameChristian Bach
RoleDanish Politician Political partySocial Liberal
Born29 April 1966 (age 49)
Rodovre, Denmark (1966-04-29) Spouse(s)Karin Friis Bach (1989–present) PartyDanish Social Liberal Party EducationUniversity of Copenhagen Faculty of Life Sciences
Succeeded byRasmus Helveg Petersen
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Christian Friis Bach (born 29 April 1966) is a Danish politician representing the Social Liberal Party. He was elected to the Parliament of Denmark (Folketinget) in 2006. Friis Bach is a former Minister for Development Cooperation of Denmark in the Cabinet of Helle Thorning-Schmidt and resigned on 21 November 2013. On 9 July 2014, Friis Bach was appointed Executive Secretary of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) and held this position until May 2017.