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BDF at the First Annual EU Strategy Forum in Tallinn

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The BDF Secretariat closed as all staff members travelled to Tallinn to participate in the first annual forum of the EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region 14-15 October. The Forum is organized by the European Commission and includes a presentation and discussion of the first draft implementation report that the Commission will present later, as well as updates on…

BDF Report on Electricity Systems in Kaliningrad

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BDF and Ea Energy Analyses present report on Scenarios for the Development of Electricity Systems in Kaliningrad and the Baltic Sea Region Closer cooperation, dialogue and joint energy planning initiatives are necessary elements, if the electricity system in the Baltic Sea Region is to develop in an economically and environmentally sustainable fashion; thus avoiding expensive, isolated solutions that are primarily…

2nd BaltMet Promo Policy Roundtable to be held in Tallinn

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The second BaltMet Promo Policy Roundtable will take place on 14 October, back-to-back with the First Annual Forum of the EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region. Aim, Themes and Programme of the Roundtable The aim of the Policy Roundtable is to facilitate a policy dialogue on issues related to the promotion and branding of, and identity-building in, the Baltic…

New Members of Baltic Development Forum: Bridging the region

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BDF is proud and pleased that the Øresund A/S and the Femern A/S have joined us as new members. In 2010 the Øresund Bridge celebrates its 10 years anniversary. 51 million vehicles and 194 million travelers have passed across the bridge, illustrating its huge importance and success. The vision is to establish the Øresund Region as a powerhouse that will…

A Think-Tank for the Baltic Sea Region

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BDF and relevant academic institutions around the Baltic Sea are trying hard to implement a virtual Think-Tank for the region. The aim of the Baltic Sea Region Think-Tank is to work with political, societal, cultural and historic questions of wider interest and thereby helping to raising awareness and mutual understanding in the Region. In order to keep the EU strategy…

Business Roundtable with the Prime Minister of Lithuania

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A business roundtable was held today at the BDF office with H.E. Mr. Andrius Kubilius, Prime Minister and H.E. Mr. Dainius Kreivys, Minister of Economy of the Republic of Lithuania. Lithuanian business visit to Denmark 28 September Baltic Development Forum hosted an informal roundtable meeting with Prime Minister Kubilius and his delegation at the occasion of his visit to Denmark…

The EU Baltic Sea Region Strategy and Europe 2020 in Denmark

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Last Chance to Register for the EU Baltic Sea Region Strategy Seminar in Copenhagen 23 September. Seminar om EU Strategien for Østersøregionen, Europa 2020 og Grøn Vækst Økonomiministeriet, Erhvervs- og Byggestyrelsen, Udenrigsministeriet, Danske Regioner, Europa-Kommissionen, Nordisk Ministerråd og Baltic Development Forum har fornøjelsen af at invitere dig til EU Strategien for Østersøregionen, Europa 2020 og Grøn Vækst Seminar om danske…

WATERPRAXIS: Improving the status of the Baltic Sea

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Eutrophication is one of the biggest environmental problems of the Baltic Sea. Learn more about a project aiming at eco-efficient and sustainable practices to improve the status of the Baltic Sea. Fostering sustainable practices to improve the status of the Baltic Sea The major restricting actions against Eutrophication of the Baltic Sea are included in River Basin Management Plans (RBMP)…

It is time to implement the Baltic Sea Action Plan

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Speakers at a seminar hosted by BDF member Nordic Investment Bank called for concrete projects to be identified for improving the health of the Baltic Sea. Financing Concrete Actions to Save the Baltic Sea The seminar “From Source to Sea: Financing Concrete Actions to Save the Baltic Sea”. was organised by BDF member Nordic Investment Bank (NIB), together with the…

The Economic Forum in Krynica

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The 20th Economic Forum in Krynica Zdrój, Poland, takes place September 8-11th 2010. The theme of this year’s Forum is “Europe after the Lisbon Treaty – Strategies for the Future”. The Economic Forum in Krynica has been held annually since 1991 at the beginning of September. Over the years, it has become is a highly recognised event in Central and…