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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...

Reinforced Nordic collaboration on data resources
			: Challenges from six perspectives

Reinforced Nordic collaboration on data resources : Challenges from six perspectives »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Marie Sandberg

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2012

ISBN: 9789289323420

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Reinforced Nordic Cooperation, Data Resources, eScience Development, Register-based Research, Nordic Council, NordForsk

This study is mapping the most significant challenges and obstacles for a reinforced Nordic cooperation on data resources. Focus is put on existing national databases and registers established mainly for administrative purpo...

Mainstreaming GPP in the Nordic countries - a scoping study

Mainstreaming GPP in the Nordic countries - a scoping study »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Isa-Maria Bergman, Rikke Dreyer, Elva Rakel Jonsdottír, Annie Ståhlberg, and Martin Standley

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2012

ISBN: 9789289323154

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Green Public Procurement, Nordic Countries, Public Procurement, Nordic Council of Ministers, Sustainable Consumption, Sustainable Production

This report contains the results of a scoping study on the potential for mainstreaming green public procurement in the Nordic countries. The report gives recommendations on how green public procurement can be better integrat...

Measuring Work Well-Being and Productivity in the Nordic Countries
			: A manual

Measuring Work Well-Being and Productivity in the Nordic Countries : A manual »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Steinar Aasnæss, Lars Foldspang, Ulf Johansson, Otto Melchior Poulsen, and Kristian Mørk Puggaard

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2011

ISBN: 9789289322935

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Globalisation, Nordics, Demographic Trends, Productivity Stagnation, Decreasing Work Force, Nordic Council of Ministers

Globalisation pressures and demographic trends affect the chances of the Nordics to be prosperous and indirectly threaten the welfare states as we know them. These pressures and trends underline the twin challenge to the Nor...

Endocrine Disrupters - Combination effects

Endocrine Disrupters - Combination effects »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Sofie Christiansen, Tina Slothus, and Jens Tørsløv

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2011

ISBN: 9789289322386

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Endocrine Disruptors, Combination Effects, Soft Regulatory Measures, Effective Risk Communication, Nordic Council of Ministers, Nordic Workshops

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...

Endocrine Disrupters - Developing criteria

Endocrine Disrupters - Developing criteria »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Sofie Christiansen, Tina Slothus, and Jens Tørsløv

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2011

ISBN: 9789289322379

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Endocrine Disruptors, Combination Effects, Soft Regulatory Measures, Effective Risk Communication, Nordic Council of Ministers, Nordic Workshops

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...

Publikation: Parental leave, childcare and gender equality in the Nordic countries

Publikation: Parental leave, childcare and gender equality in the Nordic countries »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Guðný Björk Eydal, Berit Brandth, Ann-Zofie Duvander, Johanna Lammi-Taskula, Tine Rostgaard, and Ingólfur V. Gíslason

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2012

ISBN: 9789289322782

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Nordic Countries, Area of Gender Equality, Nordic Societies, Childcare, Household, Rights and Obligations

The Nordic countries are often seen as pioneers in the area of gender equality. It is true that the position of women in Nordic societies is generally stronger than in the rest of the world. There is an explicit drive in mos...

Nordic Monitoring of diet, physical activity and overweight
			: Validation of indicators

Nordic Monitoring of diet, physical activity and overweight : Validation of indicators »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): LF Andersen, SA Anderssen, W Becker, K Borodulin, S Fagt, M Fogelholm, MV Groth, I Gunnarsdottir, S Helakorpi, E Kolle E, J Matthiessen, M Rosenlund-Sørensen, R Simonen, T Sveinsson, T Tammelin, H Thorgeirsdottir, E Trolle, and L Valsta

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2012

ISBN: 9789289322584

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Nordic Working Group, Nordic Monitoring System, Survey Methods (diet), Objective Method (physical Activity), Overweight, Validation Studies

In 2007, a Nordic working group was established with the aim to describe a future Nordic monitoring system on diet, physical activity and overweight. The monitoring system should be simple and at relatively low cost. Therefo...

Nordic Economic Policy Review
			: Globalization, labour market institutions and wage structure

Nordic Economic Policy Review : Globalization, labour market institutions and wage structure »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Erling Barth, and Kalle O. Moene

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2013

ISBN: 9789289326612

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Nordic Economic Policy, Nordic Council of Ministers, Policy Issues, Informed Non-specialists, Professional Economists, Review Articles

The Nordic Economic Policy Review is published by the Nordic Council of Ministers and addresses policy issues in a way that is useful for in-formed non-specialists as well as for professional economists. All articles are com...

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 report shows...