Thank you for participating in the 16th BDF Summit & 5th Annual Forum of the EUSBSR

The event, held under the title ”Growing together – for a prosperous, inclusive and connected region”, has come to a ...

Thank you for participating in the 16th BDF Summit & 5th Annual Forum of the EUSBSR

The event, held under the title ”Growing together – for a prosperous, inclusive and connected region”, has come to a successful close. Over 1400 participants from throughout the Baltic Sea Region gathered in Turku June 3-4, making it the biggest Baltic Sea Region event thus far. Throughout 6 plenary sessions, 17 seminars and a lively […]

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Interview: Aleksi Randell, Mayor of Turku

Mayor Aleksi Randell on Turku, the archipelago and the importance of cooperation at the 16th Baltic Development Forum Summit & 5th Annual Forum of the EUSBSR in Turku, Finland.

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Growing together – growing smart

“We need to do better, and in a smart way” This morning Lene Espersen, Chairman of Baltic Development Forum (BDF) opened the 16th Baltic Development Forum Summit in Turku, Finland. EU Commissioner for Regional Policy Johannes Hahn, Minister for Economic Affairs Jan Vapaavuori, and Mayor of Turku Aleksi Randell also took part in the opening […]

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20.05.2014: The Commission launches discussion on governance of Macro-Regional Strategies

20.05.2014: The Commission launches discussion on governance of Macro-Regional Strategies The European Commission has published a Report on the governance of the EU’s Macro-Regional Strategies. The cooperation method of these Strategies has gained impetus and support across Europe since the first for the Baltic Sea Region was adopted in 2009. Common challenges are tackled by […]

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Baltic Sea region leaders and experts convene in Turku

Press release 14th May 2014 The wide-ranging programme of the Turku Baltic Sea Days 2014 is complete Baltic Sea region leaders and experts convene in Turku in June to seek means to grow together Finland and Turku are, during the first week of June, the focus of the Baltic Sea region’s strategic, economic, and political […]

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Growing together – for a prosperous, inclusive and connected Baltic Sea Region

The joint 16th Baltic Development Forum Summit and 5th Annual Forum of the EUSBSR, themed “Growing together”, will explore how cooperation can help strengthen economic growth, contribute to sustainable development, and create a strong and integrated Baltic Sea Region. Bringing together decision-makers from business, politics, international organisations and academia from across the Baltic Sea Region, […]

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Cooperating together for the Baltic Sea region – video

A new promotional video about the EUSBSR ‘Cooperating together for the Baltic Sea region’ was released in the opening session of the 4th Annual Forum of the EUSBSR.

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