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Lene Espersen

BDF to host Welcoming Reception for new Chairman Lene Espersen on March 3rd

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On 3 March Baltic Development Forum is celebrating the appointment of our new Chairman Lene Espersen, Fmr. Minister of Foreign Affairs and Minister of Justice of Denmark. We cordially invite our strategic partners, sponsors, cooperation partners and friends to join us in welcoming our new Chairman at a reception on Monday 3 March 17.00 – 18.30 at the Baltic Development…

Lene Espersen

Lene Espersen new Chairman of Baltic Development Forum

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Acting Chairman Helle Bechgaard is very pleased to announce that Lene Espersen will become the new Chairman of Baltic Development Forum on 3 March 2014. Lene Espersen is Fmr. Minister of Foreign Affairs and Minister of Justice of Denmark, and MP of the Conservative Party. “I am very pleased that Lene Espersen has accepted to join BDF. Lene Espersen has…


New interim Chairwoman of BDF appointed!

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Today, November 27th, the board of Baltic Development Forum met and decided to appoint Helle Bechgaard as the new Chairwoman of the board after the recent passing away of Hans Skov Christensen. Helle Bechgaard will be chairing BDF in an interim period until a permanent solution on the chairmanship has been found. The board expects a new chairman to be…

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BDF Chairman Hans Skov Christensen has passed away at age 68

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It is with deep regret that we learned this morning that Hans Skov Christensen has quietly passed away at his home after a longer period of illness. We will miss Hans Skov Christensen. He was a very dedicated and highly respected Chairman, genuinely interested in bringing countries, industries and people closer together and to manifest the Baltic Sea Region more…

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Succeeding in the Baltic Sea Region is a joint European enterprise

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In BDF we realize that the success of  investing in the necessary  big cross border infrastructure projects on the Top of Europe is very much dependent on success of Europe in general. The Baltic Sea Region can do a lot on its own to become a winner region – and can in fact be proud of its achievement over the…

Welcome to New Year’s Reception

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Dear Members, Partners, and Friends, We cordially invite you to a New Year’s reception on 17 January 2012 at 16.00 to bid farewell to Uffe Ellemann-Jensen, who has stepped down as Chairman of Baltic Development Forum as of 1 November. The event will take place in the premises of BDF, Nygade 3, 5th Floor. Wishing you a Happy New Year!…

Uffe Ellemann-Jensen

Uffe Ellemann-Jensen steps down as BDF Chairman

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At the occasion of his 70 years birthday tomorrow (Nov 1), “Mr. Baltic Sea” – former Danish Minister of Foreign Affairs Uffe Ellemann-Jensen – will step down as Chairman of the Baltic Development Forum, which he created 13 years ago, i.e. shortly after the fall of the Soviet Union. Together with his German counterpart Mr. Hans-Dietrich Genscher, Uffe Ellemann-Jensen was…