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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…

State of the Region Report 2009

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The 2009 edition of Baltic Development Forum’s The State of the Region Report provides essential reading for decision makers in the Baltic Sea Region. Baltic Development Forum’s 2009 State of the Region Report Boosting the Top of Europe offers an up-to-date assessment of competitiveness and regional collaboration across the Region. The economic realities in the Region are this year overshadowed…

The Baltic Sea Region is Ready for Meeting the Energy and Climate Targets

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Today the BDF Report Energy Perspectives for the Baltic Sea Region is available. The Report has been initiated by Baltic Development Forum, prepared by Ea Energianalyse and sponsored mainly by the Nordic Council of Ministers. Preface by Mr. Andris Piebalgs, EU Commissioner for Energy. Neighborhood cooperation makes a difference! The countries around the Baltic Sea will all benefit from stronger…

New Issue of BDF Magazine out Now

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The summer 2009 issue of BDF Magazine has been published. Read about the last BDF Summit held in Copenhagen-Malmö and some of its themes, such as Energy, Innovation, Øresund and Russia. Naturally attention is also given to the EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region. Articles provided by: Håkan Buskhe, CEO, E.ON Nordic Andrius Kubilius, Prime Minister of Lithuania Mikael…

EU Baltic Sea Strategy – First Stakeholder Conference

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The EU Commission and the County Administrative Board of Stockholm hosted the first official Stakeholder Conference in relation to the EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region, in Stockholm 30 September. The Swedish Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt were one of the speakers at the conference. The stakeholder conference in Stockholm was the first official consultation process in relation to the…

Poland Setting Sails for the EU Baltic Sea Strategy

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Both the Polish administration and civil society strongly support the EU Baltic Sea Strategy, which is under preparation by the EU Commission. At the Baltic Sea Economic Congress in Warsaw 23 September, speakers and participants underlined the need for further cooperation to realize the Region’s full potential. As one of the largest states in the Region, Poland’s involvement is vital…

Report Warsaw Conference on the EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region

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The conference on “The EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region. Building Partnership for Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Competitiveness” held on 3 June 2009 in Radisson SAS Hotel in Warsaw was organised jointly by demosEUROPA – Centre for European Strategy, Swedish Embassy in Warsaw, the Office of the Committee for European Integration, the Scandinavian-Polish Chamber of Commerce and the Baltic Development…

Building Partnership for Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Competitiveness

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BDF was one of the organizers of a Conference on the EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region held in Warsaw on June 3rd titled “Building Partnership for Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Competitiveness”. Specially invited speakers were the Polish Ministers Piotr Serafin and Michał Boni, the Speaker of the Swedish Riksdag Mr. Per Westerberg and the CEO of Pekao SA Mr….

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…

Branding – Just Do it!

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On the 21st-23rd of May 2007 the fifth Branding the Baltic Sea Region activity, arranged by Baltic Development Forum and Konrad Adenauer Stiftung, took place under the best possible conditions at Timmendorfer Strand, Germany. Baltic Development Forum has initiated Branding the Baltic Sea Region-process to fully unlock, develop and communicate the potential of the people, companies, organisations and institutions of…