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Fehmarnbelt Days 2014 are Creating Connections, 30 Sep – 2 Oct 2014 Copenhagen

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Three day event in the heart of Copenhagen to focus on German-Danish-Swedish relations The conference will take place September 30th to October 2nd and will feature events, seminars, and conferences focused on tourism, business, science and culture in the region, among others. In and around Copenhagen, industry experts, politicians and citizens of all three countries will convene to explore the…

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Highlights from the 16th BDF Summit and 5th Annual Forum of the EUSBSR, 3-4 June

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Emily Wise, plenary moderator at the 16th Baltic Development Forum Summit and 5th Annual Forum of the EUSBSR, shares some of the key messages coming out of the six plenary sessions: This year’s State of the Region Report highlighted evidence and implications of a “new normal” The main conclusion from this year’s State of the Region Report is that we…

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16th BDF Summit Kicks off: Growing Together – Growing Smart

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“We need to do better, and in a smart way” This morning Lene Espersen, Chairman of Baltic Development Forum (BDF) opened the 16th Baltic Development Forum Summit in Turku, Finland. EU Commissioner for Regional Policy Johannes Hahn, Minister for Economic Affairs Jan Vapaavuori, and Mayor of Turku Aleksi Randell also took part in the opening session attended by more than…

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Baltic Sea Region Leaders and Experts Convene in Turku

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Press release 14th May 2014 The wide-ranging programme of the Turku Baltic Sea Days 2014 is complete Baltic Sea region leaders and experts convene in Turku in June to seek means to grow together Finland and Turku are, during the first week of June, the focus of the Baltic Sea region’s strategic, economic, and political discussions, as Turku hosts the…

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Join Open Discussion on Energy Efficiency

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The project RENSOL is approaching its closing phase that we will highlight by organizing a number of activities in the margins of the Turku Baltic Sea Days on 1-5 June 2014 and EU-Russia Innovation Forum: Green Growth Economy on 4-6 June in Lappeenranta, Finland. Closing phase implies assessment process, and hence Baltic Development Forum is planning to elaborate a short…

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Debating Multi-level Transgovernance in Turku

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In the margins of the 16th Baltic Development Forum Summit and the 5th Annual Forum of the EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region the BSR TransGovernance will get attention among the stakeholders who will join Turku Baltic Sea Days’ events in the beginning of June. BSR TransGovernance project, co-funded by the BSR Programme 2007-2013 and led by the Swedish region…

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How can we use the European Transport Corridors to stimulate economic growth?

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The BSR TransGovernance project, funded by the EU Baltic Sea Region Programme, aims at providing models, tools, and approaches to a better alignment of transport policies in the Baltic Sea Region and thereby promote cross-border integration processes. At a workshop in Malmö 31 March 2014, case studies about transport related cross-border governance were discussed. The Öresund Region is seen as…

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Join us 1 May for the seminar on the 10th Anniversary of EU Enlargement

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Together with the Danish think-tank EUROPA, Politiken and Europa-huset in Copenhagen, Baltic Development Forum (BDF) is celebrating the 10 year anniversary of the big EU enlargement that reunited Europe, helped re-establish close neighbourly relations and expanded old economic ties to the benefit of all. It is important to celebrate the EU enlargement, which changed the political landscape in Europe 10…

16 BDF Summit and 5 Annual Forum of the EUSBSR

Updated: 16th BDF Summit to be held in Turku, 3-4 June 2014

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The joint 16th Baltic Development Forum Summit and 5th Annual Forum of the EUSBSR, themed “Growing together”, will explore how cooperation can help strengthen economic growth, contribute to sustainable development, and create a strong and integrated Baltic Sea Region. Bringing together decision-makers from business, politics, international organisations and academia from across the Baltic Sea Region, the event will provide a…