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First Baltic EU Presidency: Vilnius a European capital together with Brussels. Helsinki the other place to turn to in the region.

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Lithuania has taken over the EU presidency from 1 July and is the first Baltic State country to take over this important task. You can read more about the presidency here.  With the priorities and objectives like “Credible Europe”, “Growing Europe” and “Open Europe” Lithuania is setting a strong agenda for the upcoming autumn. Not only financial growth, but also…

Hans Skov Christensen receives the Star of Lithuanian Diplomacy

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On 28 August, during his visit to Denmark, Audronius Ažubalis, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania, presented the “Star of Lithuanian Diplomacy” to Hans Skov Christensen, former CEO of Confederation of Danish Industry and now Deputy Chairman of the Board of Baltic Development Forum. The ceremony took place at the Lithuanian Embassy in Copenhagen. In his address Foreign Minister Ažubalis…

BALTIC STATES 20 YR

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…

Baltic Development Forum Summit 2010: Reaching new heights!

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The 12th Baltic Development Forum Summit is very pleased to come to Vilnius 1-2 June 2010 and to invite our regional network of decision-makers to a true regional “Davos”-gathering. The BDF Summit and Baltic Sea States Summit will coincide, and BDF is very proud to be working closely together with the Lithuanian Government in making Vilnius the meeting place for…

Energy Conference in Kaliningrad

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Welcome to the conference “Scenarios for sustainable energy development of the Kaliningrad region as an integral part of the Baltic sea region” in Kaliningrad, Russia, 24-25 November 2010. The conference is organised by the Information Office of the Nordic Council of Ministers in Kaliningrad in cooperation with the Government of the Kaliningrad region, Baltic Development Forum and BASREC. The aim…

Business Roundtable with the Prime Minister of Lithuania

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A business roundtable was held today at the BDF office with H.E. Mr. Andrius Kubilius, Prime Minister and H.E. Mr. Dainius Kreivys, Minister of Economy of the Republic of Lithuania. Lithuanian business visit to Denmark 28 September Baltic Development Forum hosted an informal roundtable meeting with Prime Minister Kubilius and his delegation at the occasion of his visit to Denmark…

Welcoming Greetings from Lithuania

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“It is my deep belief that the Baltic Sea Region has all necessary preconditions to become one of the most competitive regions in the world and, first of all, an attractive place to live”. Welcoming words to the Summit participants from the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania. Welcoming Greetings from the Minister of Foreign Affairs “Vilnius is happy to…