11th Northern Dimension Forum – CANCELLED!



On 2 April 2020 St. Petersburg will host the XI Northern Dimension Forum. The forum is primarily aimed at fostering cooperation between business, authorities and civil society involved in developing of the Northern Dimension area.

This year Forum will focus on CONNECTIVITY. NOW – boosting flows of people, information, energy, goods and services.

As usual NDPC will host within the Forum a round table discussion titled “CCI Cross-innovation in the ND Region – How to Achieve Greater Connectivity with Other Sectors?''.

Traditionally, the Forum will gather more than 250 participants representing Russian and European ministries, agencies, regional authorities as well as from the Northern Dimension area, business community and civil society.

Invited keynote speakers are:

• Alexander Beglov, Governor of Saint Petersburg;

• Alexander Grushko, Deputy Minister, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation;

• Alexander Gutsan, Plenipotentiary Representative of the President of the Russian Federation in the North-West Federal District;

• Alexander Drozdenko, Governor of Leningrad Region;

• Paavo Lipponen, Prime Minister of Finland (1995-2003);

• Markus Ederer, EU Ambassador to the RF;

to mention but a few.

Representatives from Russian and European ministries, agencies, regional administrations as well as national and foreign business circles and civil society have been invited to participate in the Forum.

Forum is organized by the Northern Dimension Business Council and the Association of European Businesses (AEB).

The working languages of the Forum are English and Russian. Simultaneous translation will be provided.

More information can be found here.