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EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region adopted

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Congratulations on the adoption of the EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region! As foreseen, the EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region was adopted at the European Council meeting in Brussels on 29-30 October.   The adoption of the Strategy is a landmark for regional cooperation and opens great opportunities for the future. However to become a success, the…

The BCCA Policy Forecast Report

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The Baltic Sea Chambers of Commerce Association presented results of a survey of the participants of the Baltic Development Forum Summit 2009. According to the BCCA “Policy for Growth” report, policy forecast survey is an attempt to profit from the distributed expertise gathered among the participants at the BDF Summit 2009. The BCCA asked Summit participants to grade the importance…

New Presidencies of EU and the CBSS

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Today Sweden takes over the Presidency of the EU after the Czech Republic, and Lithuania the Presidency of CBSS after Denmark. BDF wishes both countries good luck in their important new roles and will continue to work closely with their respective government offices.   Swedish EU Presidency From today, 1 July, until the end of the year, it will be…

BDF advocates Strategy Funding before Members of European Parliament

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BDF encourages Members of European Parliament to allocate targeted funds for the EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region and to raise the question during the elections for the European Parliament. BDF Chairman, Uffe Ellemann-Jensen encourages the European Parliament, and in particular the members of Baltic Europe Intergroup and MEPs of the Baltic Sea Region (BSR) in general,  to place…

Clean Tech Business Meeting with Swedish Minister for the Environment Andreas Carlgren

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In order to discuss the creation of a new regional business platform for clean water solutions for the Baltic Sea, Baltic Development Forum invited Swedish Minister for the Environment, Andreas Carlgren and companies in the water sector to an informal round table meeting on 16 April at BDF’s office in Copenhagen. Director Hans Brask introduced the topic by making reference…

Baltic Sea Parliamentary Conference

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Baltic Sea Parliamentary Conference gives its firm support of the development of scenarios for enhanced energy cooperation in the Baltic Sea Region, the conference concluded at the closing of the meeting on Tuesday 21 October. —— On 20 October Nordic Council and Baltic Sea Parliamentary Conference (BSPC), co-organized a Dinner Debate on the Baltic Sea Region Scenarios for the Transformation…

State of the Region Report presented at BCCA Annual Meeting 13 December

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The 2007 State of the Region Report was presented at the annual meeting of the Baltic Chamber of Commerce in Malmö 13 December by Baltic Development Forum. Director Hans Brask gave a presentation of the political and economic situation in the Baltic Sea Region, including the conclusions from the 2007 State of the Region Report. Hans Brask invited the BCAA…