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Energy Perspectives for the Kaliningrad region as an integrated part of the Baltic Sea Region

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The draft report Sustainable Energy Scenarios – Energy perspectives for the Kaliningrad Region as an integrated part of the Baltic Sea Region will be presented at the upcoming BDF Summit in Vilnius. Together with the co-sponsors, the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Nordic Council of Ministers’ Information Office in Kaliningrad, Baltic Development Forum is going to present the…

State of the Region Report 2010

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The 2010 edition of the annual State of the Region Report will be released at the BDF Summit in Vilnius. It is co-sponsored by the Nordic Council of Ministers and the European Investment Bank. The 2010 edition of the annual State of the Region Report will be released at the Baltic Development Forum (BDF) Summit in Vilnius. Dr. Christian Ketels…

Roundtable on Growth Strategies

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Today Baltic Development Forum organized the first roundtable discussion on economic growth and recovery in the Baltic Sea Region, in order to elaborate a policy document to be presented at the BDF Summit. The meeting was hosted Jakob Ekholdt Christensen, Special Consultant, National Bank of Denmark. Together with the Industry Foundation of Denmark, Baltic Development Forum is elaborating a policy…

Baltic Sea Award – Call for Nominations

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You are hereby invited to nominate distinguished candidates for the 2010 Award. The winner will be announced at the Baltic Development Forum Summit. Individuals or organizations from Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Iceland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Poland, Russia and Sweden are eligible for the Award. The Baltic Sea Award is an annual award for extraordinary contributions to the development of the…

BDF Strategy 2010

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Following a meeting of the BDF Board, an agreement has been reached on BDF’s role and activities in the Region during this year. Here is a short version of the BDF Strategy 2010.   Baltic Development Forum 2010 Strategy Working with Regional Presidencies on Project Implementation and Economic Recovery   With the adoption of the EU strategy for the Baltic…

Baltic Development Forum cooperates with Copenhagen Economics on how to create jobs and growth in Baltic Sea Region

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Baltic Development Forum cooperates with Copenhagen Economics on how to create jobs and growth in Baltic Sea Region. The outcome will be presented at the 2010 BDF Summit in Vilnius 1-2 June. As part of the Baltic Development Forum’s cooperation with this year’s Summit Sponsor, the Industry Foundation a contract has been signed with the consultancy company Copenhagen Economics. The…

Baltic Development Forum’s 2010 Summit Partner

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Baltic Development Forum’s 2010 Summit Partner, The Danish Industry Foundation. Partnership on Jobs and Growth in the Baltic Sea Region. Baltic Development Forum is proud to announce its new Summit Partner, The Danish Industry Foundation. The main objective of the Foundation is to develop and support innovative, inspirational and economically sustainable projects and initiatives that strengthen the competitiveness of business…

New members of BDF’s advisory board

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Baltic Development Forum is proud to announce the new members in our advisory board. Arminta Saladžienė CEO, NASDAQ OMX Vilnius AB Chairman of the Executive Committee, Baltic Institute of Corporate Governance Prof. Dr. Bernd Henningsen Founding Director of and Honorary Professor at the Department for Northern European Studies, Berlin Humboldt-Universität René Nyberg CEO, East Office of Finnish Industries Adam Daniel…

The Baltic Times published an interview with Uffe Ellemann-Jensen

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The Baltic Times, an independent weekly newspaper that covers latest political, economic, business, and cultural events in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania, published an interview with Uffe Ellemann-Jensen about the Baltic Region and the Baltic Development Forum’s annual summit. From his stint as Danish foreign minister in the early 1990s, to his current position as head of the Baltic Development Forum,…

Krzysztof Skubiszewski, former Minister for Foreign Affairs of Poland, and member of Baltic Development Forum’s honorary board since our start in 1998, passed away

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Krzysztof Skubiszewski, former Minister for Foreign Affairs of Poland, and member of Baltic Development Forum’s honorary board since our start in 1998, passed away on February 8th, 83 years old.   He became the first foreign minister in the Poland that appeared after the end of communist rule – and he served on this post from 1989 to 1993. After…