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N.I.C.E. Network & Award

Deadline for application is 15 April 2014.

The European centre for creative economy (ecce) is charged with the sustainably development of the creative industries and the pan-European networking from the Ministry of Family, Children, Youth, Culture and Sports of the State North Rhine-Westphalia.

Arctic Circle Assembly - Registration and Call for Sessions open

October 31–November 2, 2014, the Arctic Circle assembly will be held once again in Reykjavík, Iceland, at the Harpa Reykjavík Concert Hall and Conference Centre. Registration for the event is now open.

Also Call for Sessions is open. Proposals, suggestions, ideas regarding sessions, either plenary or breakout sessions, and/or proposals on speakers and panels should be sent to the Arctic Circle Secretariat.

For more information about Arctic Circle and the Assembly, please visit Arctic Circle’s website.

The Arctic Circle is nonprofit and nonpartisan. Organizations, forums, think tanks, corporations and public associations around the world are invited to hold meetings within the Arctic Circle platform to advance their own missions and the broader goal of increasing collaborative decision-making without surrendering their institutional independence.

Arctic Floating University - 2016

Northern (Arctic) Federal University in cooperation with Northern Branch of Russian Federation Agency for Hydrometeorology and Environmental Monitoring (ROSHYDROMET) organize the marine research and education expedition «Arctic Floating University – 2016».

The expedition will be held from 10 till 30 July 2016

Arctic Yearbook 2014 launched

The theme of this year's edition of the Yearbook is Human Capital in the North.

The Arctic Yearbook 2014 is devoted to the umbrella topic of Arctic human capital and capacity. The success in the elaboration of the new industrial districts in the Arctic both offshore and onshore, the success with the Arctic Universities, and of Arctic entrepreneurs is highly dependent upon the quality and quantity of the Arctic human capital.

The Arctic Yearbook 2014 was launched on October 31st, 2014. The full publication is available for download on the Arctic Yearbook website.

The Arctic Yearbook is edited by Lassi Heininen (Editor) with Heather Exner-Pirot and Joël Plouffe (Managing Editors) and is an activity of the UArctic Thematic Network on Geopolitics and Security and UArctic Institute Northern Research Forum.

Baltic Rim Economies (BRE) 1/2016 is published

The Pan-European Institute publishes a discussion forum, Baltic Rim Economies (BRE), which deals with the development of the Baltic Sea Region. In the BRE review, high-level public and corporate decision makers, representatives of Academia as well as several other experts contribute to the discussion. 

Read the latest issue of the BRE 1/2016 on the Pan-European Institute's website.

Baltic Rim Economies BRE 2/2014

The Pan-European Institute publishes a discussion forum, Baltic Rim Economies (BRE), which deals with the development of the Baltic Sea region. In the BRE review, high level public and corporate decision makers, representatives of Academia, and several other experts contribute to the discussion.

Baltic Rim Economies BRE 4/2015

The Pan-European Institute publishes a discussion forum, Baltic Rim Economies (BRE), which deals with the development of the Baltic Sea region. In the BRE review, high level public and corporate decision makers, representatives of Academia, as well as several other experts contribute to the discussion.

Please read BRE 4/2015 here.

Baltic Sea Region Forum 2019 in Turku, Finland

Centrum Balticum's 12th Baltic Sea Region Forum will be organized on 25 March 2019 at Turku School of Economics. The theme of the Forum is “The Future Challenges of the Baltic Sea Region”.

The programme is now published: a ministerial panel will discuss how to tackle challenges of the region. In addition, Forum's theme will be discussed from the viewpoints of labour mobility and circular economy. The opening address is delivered by the Minister of Finance of Finland Petteri Orpo.

Registration and additional information about the event can be found at the Forum's website.

Baltic Sea Region's State of the Region Report 2014 published

Latest State of the Region Report was published in Turku at the 16th BDF Summit on June 3,2014.

According to the Report there are signs that the Baltic Sea region and its 11 countries are entering a new normal of permanently lower growth, and it is difficult to see where powerful new growth drivers should come from. Furthermore, the political situation in Ukraine could influence negatively.

To learn more about the Report, please visit Baltic Development Forum's website.

Link to the State of the Region Report.

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