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Uffe Ellemann-Jensen, has been presented with the highest national order of Macedonia

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The chairman of BDF, former Danish foreign minister Uffe Ellemann-Jensen, has been presented with the highest national order of Macedonia, the order “September 8”. At a ceremony in Skopje on February 10th, the president of the Republic of Macedonia, Dr. Gjorge Ivanov, said that the order recognizes Uffe Ellemann-Jensen as Macedonia’s great friend, acknowledging his personal contribution in the establishment…

BDF at the Baltic Sea Action Summit in Helsinki

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In Helsinki the Baltic Sea was given a helping hand when the political leadership – Heads of State and Governments around the Baltic Sea – made the strongest political commitment so far to save the polluted Sea. Focus was on action. Time is for implementation, Matti Vanhanen, the Finnish Prime Minister said: – “tomorrow is the most important day –…

Report on the Balmorel training course

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Baltic Development Forum had the pleasure of inviting energy experts from the Baltic Sea Region to a one week introductory course on “Energy Scenario Analyses with the Balmorel model”. The course was organised in cooperation with the consultancy company Ea Energy Analyses, and took place in Copenhagen, Denmark from 25th until 29th January 2010. Course Summary www.http://farkopi.com/ курсы английского киев…

Igor Yurgens published a new report on development of Russian economy

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Igor Yurens, Advisory Board of Baltic Development Forum and Chair of the Board of the Institute of Contemporary Development published a new report on development of Russian economy on Wednesday, 3rd of February. The report, entitled “21st Century Russia: The Image of the Tomorrow We Want”, focuses Russia`s government and economy, citing the countries dependence on raw material export and…

BDF Seeks Committed Interns

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Be at the Heart of Shaping the Future of the Baltic Sea Region – We are seeking several interns. Baltic Development Forum is an independent, non-profit networking organisation with members from large companies, major cities, institutional investors and business associations in the Baltic Sea Region. We work with a wide range of partners, including businesses, governments, regional organisations, and research…

Chairman of the Baltic Development Forum, Uffe Ellemann-Jensen met the three Baltic Prime Ministers in Mežotne Palace

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Uffe Ellemann-Jensen was key-note speaker at the informal meeting of the three Baltic Prime Ministers, Valdis Dombrovskis of Latvia (host), Andrus Ansip of Estonia and Andrius Kubilius of Lithuania in Mežotne Palace, Latvia, 21-22 January. The informal meeting was organized in relation to Latvia’s Presidency of the Baltic Council of Ministers and the purpose of the meeting was to discuss…

Sustainable energy report is published

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Energy Perspectives for the Kaliningrad Region as an Integrated Part of the Baltic Sea Region. [quote] Russia is a crucial energy supplier for the EU countries in the region. As Russia is the world’s largest energy exporter, the EU countries are dependent on Russia as a reliable energy supplier, not least when it comes to natural gas. Hence, Russia is…

Baltic Sea Region is ready to promote cooperation and lead the way

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Heinrich Böll Foundation organised a Dinner Debate in Copenhagen in parallel with the COP 15: Baltic Development Forum was invited as speaker to present regional energy study.   13 December 2009, Baltic Development Forum’s Director Hans Brask was invited by the Heinrich Böll Stiftung (the Green Political Foundation) as speaker to a High-Level Dinner Debate on Regional Approaches to reduce…

BDF makes a commitment before the Baltic Sea Action Summit

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Time is for action! And action should be the code word among all countries, governments, littoral regions, cities, municipalities, business communities and NGOs around the Baltic Sea. After a long period of time of identifying the problems, the root causes and the needed strategies time is now for implementing recommendations and policy actions for saving the Baltic Sea – one…

Baltic Development Forum wishes Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year

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Baltic Development Forum wishes all our members, partners and friends of our network a wonderful Christmas season and a prosperous 2010. 2009 has been a difficult year for the Baltic Sea Region in terms of economic growth but politically there are many new hopes for creating a more integrated, prosperous and modern region. The 2009 Baltic Development Forum Summit in…