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Building Partnership for Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Competitiveness

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BDF was one of the organizers of a Conference on the EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region held in Warsaw on June 3rd titled “Building Partnership for Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Competitiveness”. Specially invited speakers were the Polish Ministers Piotr Serafin and Michał Boni, the Speaker of the Swedish Riksdag Mr. Per Westerberg and the CEO of Pekao SA Mr….

Eesti Energia

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New Strategic Partner BDF welcomes its new Strategic Partner, Eesti Energia! Eesti Energia joined the Forum recently and will contribute to the energy project of BDF. CEO Sandor Liive is among the confirmed speakers at the BDF Summit in Copenhagen-Malmö. Eesti Energia Website: Eesti Energia is a state-owned company engaged in the production, sale and transmission of electric and…

Successful Energy Conference in Poland

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The summary of the joint conference on Energy & Climate change in Poland is now available. Joint Conference on Energy & Climate Change Over 250 participants were present when BDF together with demosEuropa and the Danish Embassy in Warsaw held its joint conference on Energy & Climate change. Polish Minister of the Environment and EU Commissioner Hübner were among the…

Joint Resolution by Baltic Sea Region Employers Organisations

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The Employers’ Organisations of the Baltic Sea Region adopted a joint resolution at their meeting in Riga 12 May. Read the joint resolution adopted at the meeting of Employers’ Organisations of the Baltic Sea Region “The Role of Employers’ Organisations in Economic Development and Global Competitiveness in the Baltic Sea Region” in Riga, Latvia, 12 May 2008. фалоимитаторы полимерные…

Northern Dimension Forum

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At the First Northern Dimension Forum, held in St. Petersburg 13-14 May, the BDF Director Hans Brask called for greater efforts to enhance the integration in the Baltic Sea Region. “Positive neighborhood effects on competitiveness and economic growth have to be earned. They do not come automatically, director Brask underlined in his message.” “It requires positive involvement and co-operation with…

BDF Joins Forces with Copenhagen Climate Council

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BDF and the Copenhagen Climate Council have established a cooperation agreement. The two organisations will work together on energy and climate issues in the coming two years. Towards a Common Goal with Complementary Perspectives One of the founding members of the Copenhagen Climate Council (CCC) is Erik Rasmussen, CEO of House of Monday Morning, a Danish think-tank, which BDF has…

Joint Energy & Climate Platform

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The Joint Energy & Climate Platform of Baltic Sea Organisations has finalised its guiding principles and goals for the ongoing co-operation in a working document. The Joint Energy and Climate Platform of Baltic Sea Region Organisations is a co-operation platform between Baltic Sea States Subregional Co-operation (BSSSC); Baltic Development Forum; Council of the Baltic Sea States (CBSS); Union of Baltic…

Lennart Meri Conference

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The Baltic Development Forum Chairman Uffe Ellemann-Jensen closed the Lennart Meri Conference in Tallinn 30 March. Ellemann-Jensen underlined Lennart Meri’s great importance for the development of Estonia as well as the Baltic Sea Region. Before his decease Lennart Meri was a respected member of the Baltic Development Forum Honorary Board and a speaker at the first BDF Summit in Copenhagen…

Young Global Leaders in the Baltic Sea Region

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The Forum of Young Global Leaders has listed 18 young leaders from the Baltic Sea Region on its annual list. Among the names from the Region are for example Christina Hvid from Denmark, Anu Tali from Estonia, Ewa Sadowska from Poland, and Mattias Klum from Sweden. The Forum of Young Global Leaders is a community of exceptional young leaders who…

Baltic Sea Co-operation Key to Success for Northern Europe

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By making each region in Europe more competitive, Europe will become more competitive in the world, was a key message in Uffe Ellemann-Jensen’s address to the Nordic Co-operation Ministers in Copenhagen. Furthermore, he stressed the importance of a continued strong Nordic engagement in the Baltic countries and in Northwest Russia.Please find Mr. Ellemann-Jensen’s speech below (held in Danish). Østersø-samarbejdet er…