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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…

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…