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Dombrovskis: “Good prospects for more cooperation and development in the Baltic Sea Region”

in BDF Events, Debate, News

Latvia´s Prime Minister Valdis Dombrovskis is a cautious optimist regarding the future economic growth in the Baltic States – especially Latvia. At a high-level roundtable discussion at the Baltic Development Forum´s  new premises Dombrovskis underlined that cooperation, business and trade in the Baltic Sea Region – plus a high ability to absorb EU regional funds – have made it possible for Latvia to…

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Welcome to House Warming Reception 16 April

in BDF Events, News

Dear Members, Partners and Friends, You are hereby invited to a house warming reception at our new modernized and more spacious premises at Nytorv 3, 1st floor – in the heart of Copenhagen – just across from the Court House.[threecol_two] The reception will be held on Monday, 16 April 2012 from 15.30 to 17.00 – and to celebrate the event…

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Stakeholders join forces to develop the Fehmarnbelt region

in BDF Events, News

Stakeholders of the Fehmarnbelt region are now cooperating to create a new region with a more strongly integrated economy, labor market, tourism, culture and politics. The link that binds it all together is the Fehmarnbelt Fixed Link, which is the biggest transport infrastructure project in Northern Europe. The cooperation of stakeholders has decided to establish a joint large scale cooperation…

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Welcome to BDF Summit / EUSBSR Annual Forum 2012 in Copenhagen 17-19 June

in BDF Events, News

The 14th Baltic Development Forum Summit and the European Commission’s 3rd Annual Forum on the EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region, organised together with the Danish Presidency of the Council of the European Union, the Capital Region of Denmark and the Region of Zealand, will take place in Copenhagen on 17-19 June under the headline “Connecting Europe – Smart…

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BDF hosts Digital Agenda meeting with Estonian Minister Juhan Parts

in BDF Events, News

On 2 February, Baltic Development Forum (BDF) hosted an informal roundtable discussion with Juhan Parts, Estonia’s Minister of Economic Affairs and Communications, who, together with selected CEOs and Executives from the public and private sector, discussed the subject of digital agenda and energy. Minister Parts was in Copenhagen to participate in the informal meeting of the European Competitive Council where the…

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New Year’s Reception

in BDF Events, News

Yesterday BDF hosted a New Year’s reception for  members, partners and friends to bid farewell to Uffe Ellemann-Jensen, who stepped down as Chairman of Baltic Development Forum as of 1 November. The event took place in the premises of the BDF Secretariat at Nygade 3, 5th Floor in Copenhagen. About 50 guests participated, enjoying a drink while listening to speeches…

Political State of the Region Report 2011

Invitation to Presentation of Political State of the Region Report 2011 in Brussels

in BDF Events, News, Publications

For some time, recognized experts have been dealing with questions concerning the Baltic Sea Region (BSR) within a newly established think tank, prepared to give advice, and to initiate, develop and follow up political processes. The Political State of the Region Report 2011, to which 23 authors from the entire BSR have contributed, provides an overview of political and economic…

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BDF Summit and Annual Forum a Success

in BDF Events, News

The 13th Baltic Development Forum Summit and the European Commission’s 2nd Annual Forum on the EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region was held in Gdansk, Poland, 24-26 October under the title “New Ambitions for the Baltic Sea Region”. This year’s conference gathered ca. 750 participants, during which 126 questionnaires were conducted with our participants – representing approximately 17% of…

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First big regional promotion project comes to an end

in BDF Events, News, Projects

On 24 November the final event of BaltMet Promo took place in Warsaw. The event, which was hosted by the City of Warsaw, summed up the results from the two-year EU-funded project, working to promote the Baltic Sea region to foreign markets in order to attract more investments, tourists and talents to the region. BDF is a project partner in…

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Popular Danish EUSBSR seminar held in Copenhagen

in BDF Events, News

For the 3rd consecutive year BDF organised a seminar on the EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region targeted Danish stakeholders in close cooperation with Danish Regions, the European Commission representation in Denmark, the Danish Enterprise and Construction Authority of Denmark and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark. The seminar took place in Copenhagen 9 September 2011. Lars W. Andersen, BDF…