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Thank you for a successful Baltic Sea Conference 2013

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The “Baltic Sea Conference 2013 – Blue Growth, Sustainability and Water Industries” successfully gathered 300 participants in Copenhagen on 3 October, to engage in inspiring discussions on how to create a Baltic Sea Region which is both sustainable and prosperous and puts the blue and green economies in focus. Coming from the private sector, the European Commission, NGOs, international financing…

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…

Roundtable discussion with H.E. Mr. Andrus Ansip, Prime Minister of Estonia

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Prime Minister Andrus Ansip of Estonia visited the BDF office 8 December, for a business roundtable discussion on economy, the euro and EU’s digital agenda. Baltic Development Forum hosted an informal roundtable meeting with Prime Minister Andrus Ansip of Estonia, at the occasion of his bilateral visit to Denmark 8 December and talks with his Danish counterpart Lars Løkke Rasmussen….

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…

The Economic Forum in Krynica

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The 20th Economic Forum in Krynica Zdrój, Poland, takes place September 8-11th 2010. The theme of this year’s Forum is “Europe after the Lisbon Treaty – Strategies for the Future”. The Economic Forum in Krynica has been held annually since 1991 at the beginning of September. Over the years, it has become is a highly recognised event in Central and…

Reuters Insider videos from BDF Summit

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Reuters Insiders’ Moscow Correspondent Kiryl Sukhotski live interviews at the BDF Summit in Vilnius. Interview with Hakan Berg, Head of Baltics, Swedbank: Interview with Anders Eldrup, the CEO of Dong Energy: Interview with Valdis Dombrovskis, The Prime Minister of Latvia, BDF Summit 2010: Interview Tapio Kuula, CEO Fortum, BDF Summit 2010: Interview with Andrius Kubilius, the Prime Minister of Lithuania:…

Video Summit High Level Session

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Watch the Summit 2010 High Level Session with José Manuel Barroso and the Baltic Sea Region Prime Ministers. José Manuel Barroso, President of the EU Commission, presents his vision of the Baltic Sea Region, followed by comments of the Prime Ministers of Lithuania, Norway, Sweden (deputy), Denmark (deputy), Estonia, Finland, Latvia and Germany (EU Minister). The Nordic and Baltic Business…

Videos from BDF Summit 2010

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Video interviews with BDF Chairman Uffe Ellemann-Jensen, the Prime Minister of Finland Matti Vanhanen, the President of the Nordic Council Helgi Hjörvar and the Secretary General of the Nordic Council of Ministers Hálldor Ásgrímsson at the BDF Summit 2010 in Vilnius. BDF Chairman Uffe Ellemann-Jensen Matti Vanhanen, Prime Minister of Finland Hálldor Ásgrímsson, Secretary General of the Nordic Council of…

BDF Summit 2010 is now open

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The BDF Summit 2010 in Vilnius was opened this morning by the President of Lithuania Dalia Grybauskaite. Read her full speech. After welcoming all the participants to Lithuania President Grybauskaite talked about energy, the Baltic Sea, innovation, and competitiveness – three key words defining the region’s diversity according to her. Ms Grybauskaite pointed at the isolation of the three Baltic…

The Baltic Times published an interview with Uffe Ellemann-Jensen

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The Baltic Times, an independent weekly newspaper that covers latest political, economic, business, and cultural events in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania, published an interview with Uffe Ellemann-Jensen about the Baltic Region and the Baltic Development Forum’s annual summit. From his stint as Danish foreign minister in the early 1990s, to his current position as head of the Baltic Development Forum,…