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Breaking the Oil Spell

The Gulf Falcons' Path to Diversification

This book discusses efforts by GCC countries to diversify their economies, and takes lessons from other countries that have generated long-term growth.

World Economic Outlook, April 2017

Gaining Momentum?

The latest report shows that global economic activity is finally picking up, but structural impediments and a balance of risks tilted to the downside remain.

Hazardous substances and classification of the environmental conditions in the Baltic Sea and the Kattegat
			:  - Comparisons of different Nordic approaches for marine assessments

Hazardous substances and classification of the environmental conditions in the Baltic Sea and the Kattegat : - Comparisons of different Nordic approaches for marine assessments »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Anders Bignert, Susan Londesborough, Martin M. Larsen, and Britta Pedersen

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2008

ISBN: 9789289316941

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Man-made Organic Chemicals, Heavy Metals, Marine Environment, Environmental Assessments, Ecotoxicological, Tributyltin (TBT)

Hazardous substances, both heavy metals and some man-made organic chemicals, are today widely distributed in the Baltic marine environment. Elevated levels of especially toxic contaminants are of concern, because they can po...

Siloxanes in the Nordic Environment

Siloxanes in the Nordic Environment »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2006

ISBN: 9789289312684

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Industrial Applications, Consumer Products, Car Polish, Nordic Environment, General Pollution of Siloxanes, Environmental Levels

Siloxanes belong to a group of substances used in a number of industrial applications and in consumer products such as additives in fuel, car polish, cleaners, anti foamiers and car waxes. Besides this, they are widely used...

Endocrine disrupters - consumer protection by soft regulatory measures

Endocrine disrupters - consumer protection by soft regulatory measures »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Esben Würtz Sørensen

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2011

ISBN: 9789289321990

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Ministers Environment, Health was a Prioritized Subject, Nordic Workshops, Endocrine Disruptors, Combination Effects, Workshop Presentations

During the 2010 Danish Presidency of the Nordic Council of Ministers environment and health was a prioritized subject. The aim was enhanced Nordic information exchange. To support this aim a number of Nordic workshops were h...

Climate Change and Cultural Heritage in the Nordic Countries

Climate Change and Cultural Heritage in the Nordic Countries »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Anne S. Kaslegard

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2011

ISBN: 9789289321952

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Climate Change, Cultural Heritage Sites, Cultural Environments, Seven Nordic Countries, Anticipated Effects of Climate Change, Collaboration

The project Effects of Climate Change on Cultural Heritage Sites and Cultural Environments is a collaboration between the cultural heritage administrations of seven Nordic countries: Iceland, Greenland, the Faeroe Islands, D...

Factors affecting occupational safety and health of foreign farm workers in Nordic countries

Factors affecting occupational safety and health of foreign farm workers in Nordic countries »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Anders Danielson, Risto H. Rautiainen, Kim Kaustell, Anne Marie Heiberg, and Tiina Mattila

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2012

ISBN: 9789289323611

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Working Environment Committee, Nordic Council of Ministers, Occupational Safety, Safety Communication, Agricultural Workers, Nordic Countries

This report is the result of a project financed by the Working Environment Committee of the Nordic Council of Ministers with the purpose to identify essential factors affecting occupational safety and health of foreign agric...

Experiences on projects promoting sustainable lifestyles in Nordic countries

Experiences on projects promoting sustainable lifestyles in Nordic countries »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Sanna Ahonen

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2011

ISBN: 9789289321969

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Sustainable Consumption, Environmental Action Plan, Environmentally Adapted Production Methods, Environmentally Conscious Consumption, Environment Oriented Product Range, Sustainable Life Styles

Sustainable Consumption is a focus theme in the Environmental Action Plan 2009-2012 of the Nordic Council of Ministers. As stressed in the Plan, the Nordic countries form a joint market with the same product range and simila...

Market efficiency in Nordic and Baltic Stock Exchanges - Final report

Market efficiency in Nordic and Baltic Stock Exchanges - Final report »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2004

ISBN: 9789289310284

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Market Efficiency in Nordic and Baltic Stock Exchanges, Securities Market Issues, Legal Environment, Foreign Investment, Individual Markets, Stock Market

The report on "Market efficiency in Nordic and Baltic Stock Exchanges" was presented by the Nordic Working Group for Securities Market Issues in May 2004. The report was based on a questionnaire sent to the Nordic and Baltic...

Potential Ozone Depleting Substances
			: Uses and Alternatives in the Nordic Countries

Potential Ozone Depleting Substances : Uses and Alternatives in the Nordic Countries »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2005

ISBN: 9789289312523

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Montreal Protocol, Ozone Depleting Substances, Ozone Group for Assessment, Hazardous to the Environment, New Substances Under the Montreal Protocol, Protection of the Ozone Layer

The Montreal Protocol has had great success in reducing the production and use of a number of known ozone depleting substances. As a result many alternatives to the banned substances have been developed. Some of these substa...

Threshold of Toxicological Concern (TTC)
			: Literature review and applicability

Threshold of Toxicological Concern (TTC) : Literature review and applicability »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2005

ISBN: 9789289311960

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Food Contact Articles, Flavouring Substances, Analysis of the Toxicological, Human Health and the Environment, Industrial Chemicals, Risk Assessment

In the regulation of food contact articles and flavouring substances, the TTC concept (Threshold of Toxicological Concern) has been developed as a substitute for substance-specific information. The TTC concept is based on th...

Marine spatial planning in the Nordic region
			: Principles, Perspectives and Opportunities - Outcomes from the Nordic Forum on MPAs in Marine Spatial Planning

Marine spatial planning in the Nordic region : Principles, Perspectives and Opportunities - Outcomes from the Nordic Forum on MPAs in Marine Spatial Planning »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Mette Blæsbjerg, Thomas Kirk Sørensen, Janet Pawlak, and Ole Vestergaard

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2009

ISBN: 9789289318563

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Marine Environment, Marine Spatial Planning, Nordic Forum on MPAs in Marine Spatial Planning, Nordic Council of Ministers, Nordic MSP Activities, Nordic Workshop

Increasing demands on resources in the marine area are compromising the future viability of the marine environment and in recent years the need to pursue new approaches for a sustainable use of our seas has become clear. Mar...