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RENSOL: Mission completed?

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After 31 months the project “Energy efficiency and renewable energy solutions in Kaliningrad Oblast” (RENSOL) is ending and Baltic Development Forum, who led the implementation work through almost three years, has stories to tell and deliverables to be proud of. RENSOL builds on earlier initiatives in the energy field; reports as well as open dialogues on energy issues at several…

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Baltic Sea Region – a region of opportunities

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ONE BSR  – ten nations, thousands of stories ONE BSR –  a flagship project within the framework of the Baltic Sea Region Programme and the EU strategy for the Baltic Sea Region is approaching its final phase. Launched in 2012, project’s aim has been to produce elements for the Baltic Sea Region image and identity, contributing to joint promotion of the region….

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Programme and Registration: Cool North – Cultural Diplomacy in the Nordics, 8-9 September 2014, Copenhagen

in BDF Events, News

Join us on 8th and 9th September 2014 as BDF and the Institute of Cultural Diplomacy (ICD) are organizing an international conference on cultural diplomacy in Copenhagen. The event is supported by the Nordic Council of Ministers. The conference is part of BDF´s work on regional identity and branding of the Baltic Sea region. The Nordic model has always had…

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Project at the helm for transport policy discussions in Turku

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During the recent Baltic Sea Days in Turku, Finland, the BSR TransGovernance project was involved in the making of two sessions which dealt with the opportunities of multi-level governance for optimising transport policy frameworks in the Baltic Sea Region. As a back to back event to the BDF Summit and the EU Annual Forum, the BSR TransGovernance arranged the first…

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Thank you for participating in the 16th BDF Summit & 5th Annual Forum of the EUSBSR

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The event, held under the title ”Growing together – for a prosperous, inclusive and connected region”, has come to a successful close. Over 1400 participants from throughout the Baltic Sea Region gathered in Turku June 3-4, making it the biggest Baltic Sea Region event thus far. Throughout 6 plenary sessions, 17 seminars and a lively networking village the conference spurred…

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Baltic Development Forum at the Swedish Almedalsveckan

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Baltic Development Forum was present as Almedalsveckan, the ”Almedalen Week”, took place 26 June – 6 July. Almedalsveckan is the annual forum for Swedish internal politics, and gathers the political parties, the media, organisations and spokespeople on a multitude of issues in Visby, Gotland. The 2014 Almedalsveckan saw 25 000 participants, 50 000 visitors and 700 journalists attend around 3400…

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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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Talent retention situation analysis in the Baltic Sea Region

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Talent retention situation analysis: what are the current policies and best practices in the Baltic Sea Region? Talent retention is an issue that will become increasingly important in the future. The population of Europe is aging and more talents from non-European countries will be recruited. A recent study on the talent retention in the Baltic Sea Region (BSR),  published by the…

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Call for nominations for the Baltic Sea Award 2014

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Established in 2007, the Baltic Sea Award will be presented for the 8th time in 2014 to honour a candidate that has made outstanding contribution to the sustainable development of the Baltic Sea Region. Baltic Development Forum welcomes you to suggest the most promising candidates. The award ceremony will take place at the Fehmarnbelt Days 2014 on 30 September 2014…

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Invest in the Baltic Sea Region – Investment Promotion Agencies Forum 2014

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Towards a more globally competitive Baltic Sea Region through cooperation and joined forces Business Plan for Investment Promotion Agencies of the Baltic Sea Region Investment Promotion Agencies Forum 2014 The Baltic Sea Region is still one of the economically most competitive regions in the world. However, foreign companies are still of significant importance for the national and regional economy in terms…