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Regional Economic Outlook, November 2017, Europe

Europe Hitting Its Stride

The European recovery is strengthening and broadening appreciably. Real GDP growth is projected at 2.4 percent in 2017, up from 1.7 percent in 2016, before easing to 2.1 percent in 2018.

IMF Financial Operations 2016

Describes the IMF's financial organization, policies and lending arrangements, and financial statements, reflecting all policy decisions through April 2016.

ODS waste treatment in the Nordic Countries
			: A Nordic Ozone Group Project 2011

ODS waste treatment in the Nordic Countries : A Nordic Ozone Group Project 2011 »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2013

ISBN: 9789289324502

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Environmentally Sound Disposal, Climate Change, Treatment Technologies, Waste Infrastructure, Nordic Chemical Group, Nordic Waste Group

Environmentally sound disposal of Ozone Depleting Substances is increasingly recognized as an important issue in terms of both the protection of the ozone layer and the effect on climate change. However, there is o...

Nordic workshop on action related to Short-lived Climate Forcers
			: Organised by the Nordic Council of Ministers Climate and Air Quality Group

Nordic workshop on action related to Short-lived Climate Forcers : Organised by the Nordic Council of Ministers Climate and Air Quality Group »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Hans Ulrik Skotte Møller

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2013

ISBN: 9789289325035

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Svalbard Declaration, Climate Changes, Air Pollution, Short-lived Climate Forcers (SLCFs), Black Carbon (soot), Methane

Nordic Ministers of Environment adopted in March 2012 the "Svalbard Declaration" with decisions to reduce the negative impacts of the climate changes and air pollution caused by the emission of the so-called Short-...

Scandinavia's Population Groups Originating from Developing Countries: Change and Integration

Scandinavia's Population Groups Originating from Developing Countries: Change and Integration »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Pieter Bevelander , Inge Dahlstedt , Marc Eskelund , Kasper Gehrke Pedersen , Rasmus H. Bilde , Miroslav Macura , Line Møller Hansen , and Lars Østby

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2013

ISBN: 9789289325981

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Scandinavia, Labour Demands, Family Reunification, Political Conflicts, Political Agenda, Labour Market

Scandinavia's foreign-origin population has steadily increased over the past six decades. Migration flows into the region have been linked to societal phenomena such as growing labour demands, family reunification...

Proposals for targets and indicators for waste prevention in four waste streams

Proposals for targets and indicators for waste prevention in four waste streams »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Ioannis Bakas , Márton Herczeg , Birgitte Kjær , Leonidas Milios , and Naoko Tojo

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2013

ISBN: 9789289325486

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Objective of Providing First Proposals, Waste Prevention Programmes, Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment, Waste Prevention Policy, Target Setting, Waste Streams

This project, commissioned by the Nordic Council of Ministers, had the objective of providing first proposals for targets and indicators that can be used in the Nordic countries waste prevention programmes. Four wa...

Polar Law Textbook II

Polar Law Textbook II »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Natalia Loukacheva

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2013

ISBN: 9789289325509

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Arctic, Antarctica, Polar Regions, Legal Developments, Law in Dealing, Polar Law Issues

Developments in the Arctic and Antarctica continue to be the subject of growing public interest and academic, political, scientific, and media discourse. The global magnitude of the changes that are currently takin...

Nature Interpretation for Children and Young People in the Nordic Countries

Nature Interpretation for Children and Young People in the Nordic Countries »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Mette Aaskov Knudsen , and Poul Hjulmann Seidler

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2013

ISBN: 9789289325493

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, TEMA-Nord Report, Children's Understanding of Nature, Sustainable Development, Nature Interpretation Activities, Nature Interpretation Aims, Nature Interpreters

This TEMA-Nord report is a result of a one-year project with all of the Nordic countries participating. The primary goal of the project has been to collect, develop and mediate a series of good examples of how natu...

Improving Nordic policymaking by dispelling myths on sustainable consumption

Improving Nordic policymaking by dispelling myths on sustainable consumption »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Eva Heiskanen , Helka Kuusi , Oksana Mont , and Kate Power

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2013

ISBN: 9789289325899

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Sustainability Leaders, Misconceptions, Myths, Meta-analysis, Politics of Possibility, Plethora

As Nordic countries have an ambition to be sustainability leaders, enabling sustainable consumption and lifestyles with efficient policies is an important part of reaching this goal. Research demonstrates that evid...

Demand in a Fragmented Global Carbon Market: Outlook and Policy Options

Demand in a Fragmented Global Carbon Market: Outlook and Policy Options »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Hanna-Mari Ahonen , Thiago Chagas , Darragh Conway , Jelmer Hoogzaad , Suzy Huber , Juha Ollikainen , Sampo Seppänen , and Suvi Viljaranta

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2013

ISBN: 9789289325332

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Carbon Market, Demand Crisis, Carbon-Intensive Infrastructure, Climate Policy, GreenStream, Global Average Temperature Rise

The global carbon market currently faces a deep demand crisis. The consequent price fall reduces the incentive to make low-carbon investments and thus increases the risk of locking in carbon-intensive infrastructur...

Biodiversity, carbon storage and dynamics of old northern forests

Biodiversity, carbon storage and dynamics of old northern forests »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Heleen de Wit , Erik Framstad , Erik Karltun , Markku Larjavaara , Raisa Mäkipää , and Lars Vesterdal

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2013

ISBN: 9789289325103

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Global Climate System, Nordic Countries, Greenhouse Gas Carbon Dioxide, Complex Ecosystems, Biodiversity, Old Forests

Forests play a key role in the global climate system. The Nordic countries have extensive forests with large and growing tree biomass that captures substantial amounts of the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide. Nordic f...

The Nordic region - a step closer to gender balance in research?
			: Joint Nordic strategies and measures to promote gender balance among researchers in academia

The Nordic region - a step closer to gender balance in research? : Joint Nordic strategies and measures to promote gender balance among researchers in academia »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Solveig Bergman , and Linda M. Rustad

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2013

ISBN: 9789289325684

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Professors, Gender Balance, Joint Nordic Level, Policy Challenges, Gender and Equality Perspective, Nordic Cooperation

Nearly 80 per cent of all professors in the Nordic region are men. Gender balance in academia is therefore an important research policy issue. Hitherto it has been scarcely debated on a joint Nordic level. This rep...