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Rethinking Nordic Co-operation in Higher Education 
			: National and Institutional Case Studies

Rethinking Nordic Co-operation in Higher Education : National and Institutional Case Studies »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Peter Maassen, Therese Marie Uppstrøm, and Terhi Nokkala

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2005

ISBN: 9789289311397

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, International Co-operation, Economization, Marketization, Strengthening, Rethinking Nordic Cooperation, Northern Europe

This report contains the empirical data and case descriptions of a study on internationalisation in higher education in the Nordic countries. A special emphasis is made on the Nordic dimension in international co-operation....

Anglerfish (Lophius spp) in Nordic waters

Anglerfish (Lophius spp) in Nordic waters »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Otte Bjelland, Chevonne H. Laurenson, Kjell H. Nedreaas, Lise Helen Ofstad, Einar Jónsson, and Trond Thangstad

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2006

ISBN: 9789289314169

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Anglerfish, Fishing Pressure, Nordic Fishing Regions, Stock Management, Spawning Behaviour, Migratory Behaviour

The demand for anglerfish for human consumption has increased in the last couple of decades because of the delicate consistency of its meat. Accordingly, the fishing pressure has increased considerably in all Nordic fishing...

Aggregation of indicators for biological diversity in the Nordic countries
			: Proceedings and recommendations from the workshop at Tune Landboskole, Denmark, 29 - 30 March 2006

Aggregation of indicators for biological diversity in the Nordic countries : Proceedings and recommendations from the workshop at Tune Landboskole, Denmark, 29 - 30 March 2006 »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Gudmundur A. Gudmundsson, Ari-Pekka Auvinen, Anders Glimskär, Gregor Levin, Bo Normander, and Odd Stabbetorp

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2006

ISBN: 9789289313711

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Common Goal, Biodiversity, Species Abundance, Species Composition, Habitat Structure, Nordic Biodiversity Index

The Nordic countries have a common goal to halt the decline in biological diversity by 2010. Indicators and indices are important tools to describe the development in biodiversity and hence evaluate the 2010-target.At a work...

Nordic civic society organisations and the future of welfare services
			: A model for Europe?

Nordic civic society organisations and the future of welfare services : A model for Europe? »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Aila-Leena Matthies

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2006

ISBN: 9789289312899

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, National Welfare, Civic Society, Existing Research, Nordic Analysis, European Researchers, European Context

When well functioning national welfare states are put under pressure, also the tasks of civic society and citizens' mutual responsibility are being re-defined. Hence, the significance of the civic society organisations in on...

AFFORNORD
			: Effects on Ecosystems, Landscape and Rural Development

AFFORNORD : Effects on Ecosystems, Landscape and Rural Development »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Bjarni Didrik Sigurdsson, Gudmundur Halldorsson, and Edda Sigurdis Oddsdottir

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2008

ISBN: 9789289317184

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, AFFORNORD, Afforestation, Ecosystems, Nordic Countries, Biodiversity, Landscape Dynamics

The Nordic project AFFORNORD studied the effects of afforestation on ecosystems, landscape and rural development in the years 2004-2006. Forests play a major role in the environment and economy of the Nordic countries. In hi...

Evaluation and control of occupational health risks from nanoparticles

Evaluation and control of occupational health risks from nanoparticles »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2007

ISBN: 9789289315630

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Rapid Growth, Nanoparticle Industry, Nordic Countries, Engineering Techniques, Welding Fume, Carbon Black

Rapid growth in the nanoparticle industry is anticipated in the Nordic countries owing to highly focused national research and investment initiatives. Knowledge on consequences for occupational exposures to engineered nanopa...

Fatal occupational accidents in the Nordic countries 2003 - 2008

Fatal occupational accidents in the Nordic countries 2003 - 2008 »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Leifur Gústafsson, and Kristinn Tómasson

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2011

ISBN: 9789289321891

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Nordic Countries, Fatal Occupational Accidents, Prevention Strategies, Investigation Process, Registration Process, Agriculture

This report is a review of the Nordic countries systems regarding fatal occupational accidents, i.e. the reporting process, the investigation process, the registration process, the registries, and the legal statutes. The rep...

Public Health - ethical issues

Public Health - ethical issues »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Sirpa Soini

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2011

ISBN: 9789289322348

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Nordic Committee, Bioethics, Reykjavik, Ethical Issues, Public Health, Individual Freedom

The Nordic Committee on Bioethics organised a conference in Reykjavik in August 2010 to discuss ethical issues relating to public health. The speakers of the conference have contributed to this book, which offers wide multid...

A matter of health and job satisfaction
			: Seniors, work and retirement in the Nordic region

A matter of health and job satisfaction : Seniors, work and retirement in the Nordic region »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Bjørn Halvorsen, and Jenny Tägtström

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2013

ISBN: 9789289325677

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Nordic Countries, Work Participation, Welfare Perspective, Labour Market, Social Insurance Systems, Discrimination

In all the Nordic countries there is a declared policy of increasing work participation among seniors. The most important reason comes from a more long-term population, generation and welfare perspective: gradually, as more...

Balancing protection and prosecution in anti-trafficking policies
			: A comparative analysis of reflection periods and related temporary residence permits for victims of trafficking in the Nordic countries, Belgium and Italy

Balancing protection and prosecution in anti-trafficking policies : A comparative analysis of reflection periods and related temporary residence permits for victims of trafficking in the Nordic countries, Belgium and Italy »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Anette Brunovskis

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2013

ISBN: 9789289324236

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Trafficking, European Countries, Reflection Period, Victim Protection, Traffickers, Nordic Countries

When victims of trafficking are identified in a country of destination, they are often in a situation marked by lack of clarity. In response to this, most European countries have a so-called reflection period for victims of...