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ONE BSR – Searching for the identity of Baltic Sea Region

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Baltic Sea Region is the second most popular cruise destination in the world, right after the Caribbean. It may become even more popular if branded and promoted as one unity. Seventeen cities and institutions from around Baltic Sea have now joined their forces to search for ideas and images for a common identity. In the ONE Baltic Sea Region (ONE…

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Call for nominations for the Baltic Sea Award 2013

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Baltic Development Forum welcomes you to nominate a candidate which you find has made extraordinary contributions to the development of the Baltic Sea region. (The formal criteria are listed below) The Baltic Sea Award was established in 2007. This summer it is distributed for the 7th consecutive year. The event takes place at the BDF Gala dinner on 29th of…

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BDF Strategy 2013

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How can BDF’s activities in 2013 contribute to the overall objective of BDF in making the BSR the most dynamic and, innovative centre of economic growth in the World? The board of Baltic Development Forum (BDF) met end February 2013 and adopted BDF’s strategy and priorities for 2013. They offer BDF the ability to stay in close contact with different…

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The Nordic ICT Powerhouse conference 15 April, Stockholm

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Welcome to “The Nordic ICT Powerhouse”, a conference on regional growth through Nordic/Baltic collaboration, Monday 15 April 2013, 12.00 – 16.30 at Stockholm City Hall, Sweden The Nordic-Baltic region is one of the world’s ICT Powerhouses. How can we further strengthen and utilise this position in a global context? We welcome you to a conference organised by Baltic Development Forum…

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15th Baltic Development Forum Summit to take place 29-30 May 2013 in Riga, Latvia

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On 6 December, the Government of Latvia and Baltic Development Forum signed a memorandum of understanding regarding the 15th Baltic Development Forum Summit to take place 29-30 May 2013 in Riga. The memorandum was signed by Minister of Economy, Mr. Pavluts, and Director of BDF, Mr. Brask. Today, we are signing a document that sends a clear signal – the…

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Baltic Development Forum Seeks New Interns for Spring 2013

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2013 will be a busy year for BDF, having planned two major events: the 15th Annual BDF Summit will be held in Riga 29-30 May 2013 and an October Water Conference 2013. Therefore, we are seeking a dedicated intern for the duration of five to six months beginning February 2013. Internship description You will be working full-time at the Secretariat…

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Busy 2012 with dialogue and consultations with BDF Members, Partners, sponsors and cooperation partners

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BDF and Chairman Hans Skov Christensen has visited most parts of the region and beyond during 2012: Hamburg, Lübeck, Pskov, Stockholm, Helsinki, Malmo, Oslo, Brussels, Strasbourg, Tallinn, Riga, Lilleström, Karlskrona, Kiel, Berlin, St. Petersburg, Turku, Malmo. During the most recent visits Hans Skov Christensen had meetings with State Secretary Wolfgang Schmidt, responsible for Federal, EU and International Affairs in the…

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BDF Chairman and Vice Chairman meet City of Hamburg

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At a meeting 26 Sept in Hamburg City Hall, BDF Chairman Hans Skov Christensen and BDF Vice Chairman Stephan Müchler discussed cooperation topics and joint activities with State Secretary Wolfgang Schmidt, responsible for Federal, EU and International Affairs in the City of Hamburg. Among topics of joint interests was the economic performance of the Baltic Sea Region, infrastructure and labour…

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21st Baltic Sea Parliamentary Conference, 28-29 August, St. Petersburg, Mariinsky Palace

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This week the Russian Federal Assembly hosted the 21st conference of the Baltic Sea region Parliamentarians at the regional assembly of St. Petersburg in the beautiful Mariinsky Palace. The topic of the meeting was energy, ecology, and social welfare: cooperation for a sustainable development of the Baltic Sea region. Baltic Development Forum’s Director Hans Brask was invited as a speaker…