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CBSS Secretariat Anniversary

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BDF Chair’s Opening Address at CBSS Anniversary The Chairman of Baltic Development Forum, Uffe Ellemann-Jensen, gave the opening address at the CBSS Secretariat Anniversary celebrations in Stockholm 20 October. “We need to talk together in order to build positions that establish trust rather than fear. And the CBSS is one of the fora that can be used to keep the…

Region Skåne co-hosts BDF Summit 2008 – in Malmö

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At today’s meeting of the executive board of Region Skåne, the decision was taken to join the Baltic Development Forum Summit arrangements as co-host. The final plenary session and subsequent gala dinner on Monday evening 1 December will take place in the Malmö opera. Chief negotiator of ESS Scandinavia as well as chairman of Lund University Allan Larsson will together…

Swedish and Finnish Prime Ministers call for Common Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region

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Speaking at the 9th Baltic Development Forum Summit in Tallinn, Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt called for the countries of the region to unite and support regional strategy on environment, climate, and integration. The Swedish Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt announced that the Swedish government intends to launch an EU Baltic Sea Strategy during their EU Presidency in 2009. It will include…