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Discussions on the Political Situation in the Baltic Sea Region

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The Security Advisor to the Latvian President, Janis Kazocins, visited BDF on 25 February to hold a presentation at a roundtable in the BDF offices. Kazocins shared his view on the political situation in the Baltic region and Russia relations in the light of the developments in Crimea and Eastern Ukraine. Kazocins advocated for long-term cooperation with Russia and the…

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Call for Nominations – BSR Innovation Award 2013

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BSR Innovation Award 2013 The Baltic Development Forum and BSR Stars are happy to announce the Baltic Sea Region Innovation Award. The aim of the award is to highlight the importance of innovation and is also a recognition of the fact that the Baltic Sea Region countries are among the most innovative economies in the world. The award goes to…

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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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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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Dombrovskis: “Good prospects for more cooperation and development in the Baltic Sea Region”

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Latvia´s Prime Minister Valdis Dombrovskis is a cautious optimist regarding the future economic growth in the Baltic States – especially Latvia. At a high-level roundtable discussion at the Baltic Development Forum´s  new premises Dombrovskis underlined that cooperation, business and trade in the Baltic Sea Region – plus a high ability to absorb EU regional funds – have made it possible for Latvia to…

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The Rīga Conference 2011, September 16-17

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The Rīga Conference is one of the leading foreign and security policy forums in Northern Europe for world renowned political, intellectual and business leaders to gather and debate on the most acute challenges of the current international agenda. This year the Conference will take place 16-17 September with the aim to provide another round of discussions on an international intellectual…

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Celebrating the 20th Anniversary of Regaining Independence by the Baltic States, August 2011

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Exactly 20 years ago, the three Baltic States – Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania – regained their independence and resumed diplomatic relations with the international community. The anniversary is celebrated in the Baltic States, but also in most Baltic Sea Region countries as they played important and instrumental roles in helping the Baltic people strive for re-establishment of statehood and separation…

Business meeting with Latvia’s Foreign Minister Kristovskis at the BDF Office

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Minister of Foreign Affairs of Latvia, Ģirts Valdis Kristovskis, visited the offices of Baltic Development Forum 19 January for a roundtable discussion on energy security and energy policy in Latvia, the Baltic Sea Region and in the EU. The meeting was attended by Scandinavian and European energy companies based in the Baltic Sea Region, as well as international financial institutions,…