Thorvald Stoltenberg President of the Norwegian crimson go Chairman of the Editorial Advisory Board The 2000 variation of the NEBI Yearbook is going to press a number of weeks prior to the of the fastened 0resund hyperlink among Copenhagen and Malmo, and the hole celebrations of this tremendous building have already began. long ago within the 19th century visionaries begun dreaming of this connection among lands that used to belong jointly yet were torn aside by means of the visitations of the fashionable period: fanaticism, struggle, genocide and competing nationalisms. to ensure, the 0resund hyperlink may have significant monetary affects in either halves of the Zealand-Skane 0resund quarter, and the worthy results can already be detected within the form of emerging investments and falling unemployment in either the better Copenhagen and the Malmo-Lund parts. yet to appreciate the real degree of the hyperlink, one has to think about its political or even symbolic implications. The bridge is not anything lower than the actual embodiment of a such a lot welcome reversal of ancient traits in the direction of department, isolation and strife that experience for too lengthy stricken not just Denmark and Sweden bur motivated rela tions everywhere in the Baltic Sea and within the territories adjoining to the Barents Sea within the some distance north - in brief the total NEBI sector.

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