Projects like “The Baltic Sea History”, “Baltic Sea Heritage Atlas” and “Network of creative industries” are parts of a series of cultural initiatives that will give the region a positive and attractive image. At the same time it will recognize culture as a resource for creativity and innovation enhancing the potential for economic growth and [...]
November 22, 2012 Ida Auken, Danish Minister for the Environment urges private actors to help clean the Baltic Sea
“In the continuing work for a cleaner Baltic Sea it is not enough that local, regional and national authorities act. Therefore I urge private players to take part by developing solutions and suggestions witch in the long run can lead to a cleaner Baltic Sea,” says Ida Auken, Danish Minister for the Environment as a call for [...]
Get your Baltic Sea Region news on BDF edited www.newswave.eu. The overall objective of the website – called “newsWave” – is to improve information exchange and the cross-border communication between the countries of the region. Under the umbrella of the EU-financed ONE BSR project Baltic Development Forum will use innovative communication as a means to [...]
August 31, 2012 21st Baltic Sea Parliamentary Conference, 28-29 August, St. Petersburg, Mariinsky Palace
This week the Russian Federal Assembly hosted the 21st conference of the Baltic Sea region Parliamentarians at the regional assembly of St. Petersburg in the beautiful Mariinsky Palace. The topic of the meeting was energy, ecology, and social welfare: cooperation for a sustainable development of the Baltic Sea region. Baltic Development Forum’s Director Hans Brask [...]
May 24, 2012 Are we – in the Baltic Sea region – ready to actively play our part in achieving growth in Europe?
Economic growth and competitiveness is the order of the day as an answer to the present economic crisis. Europe is, however, divided between the North and South on how to create growth. One question is whether the Baltic Sea Region countries are ready to act as a model and to present projects of common interest [...]