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State of the Region Report 2013 – 10th Ed.

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Christian Ketels , Principal Associate Harvard Business School and Author of the State of the Region Series, in the first part of the Report provides a discussion of the recent trends in competitiveness across the Baltic Sea Region. The first part looks at the current economic climate in the Region, an important influence on the policy environment for long-term competitiveness…

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Political State of the Region Report 2013

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The 2013 Political State of the Region Report “Trends and Directions in the Baltic Sea Region” is a fresh take on answering amongst other things the question of: In what state is the Baltic Sea region (BSR) in 2013? What are the current challenges and opportunities? What are the current priorities of its countries? How has the EU Strategy for…

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Conference Report on Strategic and Innovative Mobility

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BDF Conference Report on Strategic and Innovative Mobility summarizes the presentations and discussions that took place at the conference “How to promote mobility for students and researchers in the Baltic Sea Region – strategic and innovative mobility” held in Copenhagen 23 November 2010. EU-Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region: Mobility Mobility is a key word in the EU strategy for…

BDF participates in Almedalen Week

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Almedalen, on the island of Gotland, is Sweden’s biggest political meeting place. BDF will participate in a session on the EU Baltic Sea Region Strategy, two years later. Almedalen, on the island of Gotland in Sweden, is Sweden’s biggest political meeting place, taking place each year in the beginning of July. The week-long event has grown to include all Swedish…

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Riga Conference Papers 2011

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View The Riga Conference discussions on foreign and security policy issues and BDF’s Chairman Uffe Ellemann-Jensen’s article on The EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region. Outcome of the Riga Conference. Before the upcoming 6th Riga Conference, which will take place on September 16-17, Latvian Transatlantic Organisation (LATO) has published a collection of original essays and articles entitled the Rīga…

Mobility in the Baltic Sea Region

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Download material from the conference on Strategic and Innovative Mobility: How to Promote Mobility for Students and Researchers in the Baltic Sea Region? that was held in Copenhagen on November 23rd. Conference in Copenhagen on Mobility of Students and Researchers On 23 November a conference on the topic “How to promote mobility for students and researchers in the Baltic Sea…

Mobility for Students and Researchers – Conference in Copenhagen

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Register now for our upcoming conference on Strategic and Innovative Mobility: How to Promote Mobility for Students and Researchers in the Baltic Sea Region? Strategic and Innovative Mobility At the conference key actors from universities, the world of business, relevant government agencies and strategic actors in the Baltic Sea Region will share information, discuss best practices and explore new ideas…

A Think-Tank for the Baltic Sea Region

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BDF and relevant academic institutions around the Baltic Sea are trying hard to implement a virtual Think-Tank for the region. The aim of the Baltic Sea Region Think-Tank is to work with political, societal, cultural and historic questions of wider interest and thereby helping to raising awareness and mutual understanding in the Region. In order to keep the EU strategy…

Going for Green Growth

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Today the European Council is discussing the future growth strategy for Europe, EU2020. BDF presents a regional input with the report Going for Green Growth in the Baltic Sea Region. Green Growth in the Baltic Sea Region: EU2020 Challenges – Regional Solutions Is it possible to define a common growth strategy “EU2020” for Europe’s 27 member countries? Can one common…

The Top of Europe Recovering: Regional Lessons from a Global Crisis

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Press release Copenhagen, Denmark, 28 May 2010 The 2010 State of the Region Report released by Baltic Development Forum today ahead of its Annual Meeting in Vilnius, Lithuania, 1-2 June 2010, is titled Top of Europe Recovering: Regional Lessons from a Global Crisis. The report, the seventh in this series of annual evaluations of competitiveness and cooperation across the Baltic…