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Clean Tech Business Meeting with Swedish Minister for the Environment Andreas Carlgren

in BDF Events, Debate, News

In order to discuss the creation of a new regional business platform for clean water solutions for the Baltic Sea, Baltic Development Forum invited Swedish Minister for the Environment, Andreas Carlgren and companies in the water sector to an informal round table meeting on 16 April at BDF’s office in Copenhagen. Director Hans Brask introduced the topic by making reference…

Breakfast Meeting with Commissioner Piebalgs

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The European Commissioner for Energy, Mr. Andris Piebalgs, has high hopes for the Baltic Sea Region, but the potential is unexploited in the field of energy collaboration: Thanks to its positive homogeneity, the region could be a showcase for the rest of Europe. The positive experience and the best practice of the Baltic Sea Region could even be transferred to…

Dinner Debate in Danish Parliament

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Baltic Sea Region Scenarios for the Transformation to Renewable Energy Sources Together with Nordic Council and Baltic Sea Parliamentary Conference, Baltic Development Forum is co-hosting Dinner Debate on the Baltic Sea Region Scenarios for the Transformation to Renewable Energy Sources, in the Danish Parliament. The development of the energy systems in the Baltic Sea Region tends to be more and…

Conclusions Almedalen

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Outlining Basic Principles for the EU Baltic Sea Region Strategy During the two-day seminar on the EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region, arranged by Sida’s Baltic Sea Unit and Baltic Development Forum at the Almedalen “Political Week” in Gotland, Sweden, some 56 speakers and more than 400 participants debated the goals and practicalities of the European Strategy for the…

Report Warsaw Conference on the EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region

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The conference on “The EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region. Building Partnership for Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Competitiveness” held on 3 June 2009 in Radisson SAS Hotel in Warsaw was organised jointly by demosEUROPA – Centre for European Strategy, Swedish Embassy in Warsaw, the Office of the Committee for European Integration, the Scandinavian-Polish Chamber of Commerce and the Baltic Development…

Building Partnership for Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Competitiveness

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BDF was one of the organizers of a Conference on the EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region held in Warsaw on June 3rd titled “Building Partnership for Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Competitiveness”. Specially invited speakers were the Polish Ministers Piotr Serafin and Michał Boni, the Speaker of the Swedish Riksdag Mr. Per Westerberg and the CEO of Pekao SA Mr….

Successful Energy Conference in Poland

in BDF Events, News

The summary of the joint conference on Energy & Climate change in Poland is now available. Joint Conference on Energy & Climate Change Over 250 participants were present when BDF together with demosEuropa and the Danish Embassy in Warsaw held its joint conference on Energy & Climate change. Polish Minister of the Environment and EU Commissioner Hübner were among the…

Joint Regional Platform on Energy

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Energy cooperation in the Baltic Sea Region is playing an increasingly important role. On 6th February Baltic Sea organisations met to discuss future coordination of their activities in the fields of Energy & Climate. The meeting took place at BDF’s premises in Copenhagen. Common Voice On 6 February nine Baltic Sea organisations endorsed the idea of joint coordination of activities…

Talents on Top of Europe, Berlin

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The unique cooperation model used in the political field by the countries around the Baltic Sea needs to be extended to the public-private sector in order to increase the competitiveness and attractiveness of the Baltic Sea Region. This was one of the main conclusions reached by the leading representatives from business, government and research within the ICT and Life-Science at…

Branding – Just Do it!

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On the 21st-23rd of May 2007 the fifth Branding the Baltic Sea Region activity, arranged by Baltic Development Forum and Konrad Adenauer Stiftung, took place under the best possible conditions at Timmendorfer Strand, Germany. Baltic Development Forum has initiated Branding the Baltic Sea Region-process to fully unlock, develop and communicate the potential of the people, companies, organisations and institutions of…