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BDF Summit 2011 Website

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This year’s BDF Summit is organised in close cooperation with the EU Commission’s Annual Forum on the EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region. Therefore we have made a joint website with all information related to the event: www.bsr2011.eu. Here we update information about programme, speakers, social activities, project and networking village activities, hotels etc. on a daily basis up…

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Uffe Ellemann-Jensen meets with Summit Partners in Gdansk

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BDF Chairman Uffe Ellemann-Jensen and Director Hans Brask visited the City of Gdansk on May 12th as part of our preparations for the next annual BDF Summit. The Summit will take place in Gdansk on 24-26 October together with the European Commission’s DG Regional Policy 2nd Annual Forum of the EU strategy for the Baltic Sea Region. Lunch with Local…

BDF Summit 2011 will be held in Gdansk, Poland

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BDF Summit 2011 will be held in the heart of the old city of Gdansk. The Summit will take place in Gdansk 24-26 October 2011. It will be organised in association with the Polish Presidency of the EU, Pomoskie region and the city of Gdansk. The 13th Baltic Development Forum (BDF) Summit will be held together with the European Commission’s…

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…

EU Northern Dimension at BDF Summit

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Doing business with and investing in Russia – check out this new session on the Northern Dimension in the BDF Summit Programme. Session on business with Russia For the first time will a special session on the EU Northern Dimension be included at a BDF Summit: The session is titled The Northern Dimension and the Baltic Sea Region: cooperation on…

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…

BDF Strategy 2010

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Following a meeting of the BDF Board, an agreement has been reached on BDF’s role and activities in the Region during this year. Here is a short version of the BDF Strategy 2010.   Baltic Development Forum 2010 Strategy Working with Regional Presidencies on Project Implementation and Economic Recovery   With the adoption of the EU strategy for the Baltic…