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BDF Chairman and Vice Chairman meet City of Hamburg

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At a meeting 26 Sept in Hamburg City Hall, BDF Chairman Hans Skov Christensen and BDF Vice Chairman Stephan Müchler discussed cooperation topics and joint activities with State Secretary Wolfgang Schmidt, responsible for Federal, EU and International Affairs in the City of Hamburg. Among topics of joint interests was the economic performance of the Baltic Sea Region, infrastructure and labour…

21st Baltic Sea Parliamentary Conference, 28-29 August, St. Petersburg, Mariinsky Palace

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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 was invited as a speaker…

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Join us at the Fehmarnbelt Days 26-28 September in Hamburg and Lübeck

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“This event will highlight not only the fixed link but also the business opportunities in this upcoming region. BDF actively supports and participates in Fehmarnbelt Days, utilizing our broad network among politicians and business leaders in the region”. Hans Skov Christensen, Chairman of Baltic Development Forum BDF is co-organizer of the Fehmarnbelt Days, a series of high-level events with focus…

Dombrovskis: “Good prospects for more cooperation and development in the Baltic Sea Region”

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Latvia´s Prime Minister Valdis Dombrovskis is a cautious optimist regarding the future economic growth in the Baltic States – especially Latvia. At a high-level roundtable discussion at the Baltic Development Forum´s  new premises Dombrovskis underlined that cooperation, business and trade in the Baltic Sea Region – plus a high ability to absorb EU regional funds – have made it possible for Latvia to…

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…

Union of the Baltic Cities – 20th Anniversary

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With the 20 year anniversary of the Union of the Baltic Cities (UBC), UBC is holding its XI General Conference in Liepāja, Latvia, 4-7 October 2011. CEO of Siemens of Finland, Martti Kohtanen, will represent Baltic Development Forum during the anniversary General Conference and touch upon the issues and possibilities for cities in regards to addressing challenges within energy, climate,…

The Rīga Conference 2011, September 16-17

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The Rīga Conference is one of the leading foreign and security policy forums in Northern Europe for world renowned political, intellectual and business leaders to gather and debate on the most acute challenges of the current international agenda. This year the Conference will take place 16-17 September with the aim to provide another round of discussions on an international intellectual…

Baltic Development Forum closed for Summer Holidays

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Summer Holidays at Baltic Development Forum, We kindly inform, that Baltic Development Forum Secretariat is closed for Summer Vocation each year during the last weeks of July. This Summer we are closed during 18- 29 July, 2011. Consequently, we will have limited access to e-mails, phones and other communication devices. We wish everyone a Happy Summer! вагинальные шарики купить…

Hans Skov Christensen becomes Vice-Chairman of Baltic Development Forum

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Hans Skov Christensen, former CEO of the Confederation of Danish Industry, has joined the Board of Baltic Development Forum as Vice-Chairman. Chairman of BDF and former Minister of Foreign Affairs of Denmark, Uffe Ellemann-Jensen, is greatly pleased that the foundation is thereby strengthened. “Undoubtedly, Baltic Development Forum will profit from Hans Skov Christensen’s extraordinary international network and his many competences….