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19th BDF Summit in Berlin, 13 June

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This year, the 19th Baltic Development Forum Summit challenges old truths and takes a look at how a changing world creates new perspectives on growth. In what ways can an increased focus on sustainability and social engagement provide profits for business? How can the digital transformation open up new opportunities for small and medium size companies around the region? What…

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17th BDF Summit to be held in Copenhagen, 23 November 2015

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We are pleased to announce that the 17th BDF Summit will take place in Copenhagen on 23 November 2015. Since 1999 the annual BDF Summits have provided a meeting place for top representatives for business, politics, academia and civil society, offering a high-level and well-known platform for policy formulation, business matchmaking and cross-sectorial dialogue in the Baltic Sea Region. Exploring…

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Political State of the Region Report 2013

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The 2013 Political State of the Region Report “Trends and Directions in the Baltic Sea Region” is a fresh take on answering amongst other things the question of: In what state is the Baltic Sea region (BSR) in 2013? What are the current challenges and opportunities? What are the current priorities of its countries? How has the EU Strategy for…

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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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Updated Summit Programme available for download

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With more than one month left before the 14th Baltic Development Forum Summit and the European Commission’s 3rd Annual Forum on the EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region, we have put together 7 plenary sessions, 12 parallel thematic sessions, and last but not least Networking and Project Village activities embracing a lot of presentations of both flagship projects and…

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Side-event buzz at BDF Summit and Annual Forum

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The Summit and Annual Forum also creates a good opportunity for organisations and projects involved in regional cooperation to gather their stakeholders for side-events back to back with the conference. This year more side-events than ever before are taking place in and around the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Copenhagen. One of these is a roundtable meeting organised by…

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Baltic Development Forum Seeks Committed Intern

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With the adoption of the EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region, the region is playing a new role within the EU. The Baltic Sea Region has become a testing ground for regional policies and strategies that can help bring about sustainable growth and a more dynamic integration process of the EU. Baltic Development Forum is at the forefront of…

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BDF Summit and Annual Forum a Success

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The 13th Baltic Development Forum Summit and the European Commission’s 2nd Annual Forum on the EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region was held in Gdansk, Poland, 24-26 October under the title “New Ambitions for the Baltic Sea Region”. This year’s conference gathered ca. 750 participants, during which 126 questionnaires were conducted with our participants – representing approximately 17% of…

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BDF in Gdansk

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The BDF Secretariat has now left Copenhagen and arrived to Gdansk to make the preparations for the BDF Summit, that this year is organised together with the European Commission’s 2nd Annual Forum on the EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region . At the conference venue a very large Exhibition tent had already been raised next to the Philharmonic main…