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Northern Lights on PISA 2009 - focus on reading

Northern Lights on PISA 2009 - focus on reading »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Niels Egelund

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2012

ISBN: 9789289323048

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Weak Readers, Gender Issues, Basic Reading Skills, Word Decoding, Vocabulary Knowledge, Immigrant

This report aims to identify and analyze specific Nordic reading results and trends from 2000 to 2009. There is focus on weak readers and gender issues, and there are results from an analysis of two Danish national options,...

Economic Outlook in the Nordic Countries 2014
			: The Nordic Working Group of Economic Trends Review, autumn 2013

Economic Outlook in the Nordic Countries 2014 : The Nordic Working Group of Economic Trends Review, autumn 2013 »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2013

ISBN: 9789289326599

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Economic Outlook, Nordic Working Group, Economic Trends, Economic Situation, Nordic Countries

The Economic Outlook in the Nordic countries 2014 is the review from the Nordic Working Group of Economic Trends for the economic situation in the Nordic countries autumn 2013. The review contents as previous years, a specia...

Young workers occupational safety and health risks in the Nordic countries

Young workers occupational safety and health risks in the Nordic countries »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Elizabeth Bengtsen, Elisabeth Framke, Pete Kines, and Anne Salmi

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2013

ISBN: 9789289326155

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Working Environment, Swedish Presidency, Swedish ILO Committee, NIVA, OSH, Youth Employment

An attractive working environment that is inclusive and prevents work-related health problems is important to ensure that as many as possible can participate in the working life. During the Swedish presidency in the Nordic C...

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 and the ac...

Workshop on assessments of National Carbon Budgets within the Nordic Region
			: Current status and sensitivity to changes

Workshop on assessments of National Carbon Budgets within the Nordic Region : Current status and sensitivity to changes »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Kristina Hansen, Aki Koyama, Eva Podgrajsek, Anne Sofie Lansø, and Eva Thorborg Mørk

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2013

ISBN: 9789289325974

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, ECOCLIM, LAGGE, SnowCarbo, Carbon Modeling, Carbon Sinks, Future Climate

The three-day workshop organized by the three Nordic research projects, ECOCLIM, LAGGE and SnowCarbo brought together scientists and other actors from Nordic countries to communicate and discuss research on carbon budget est...

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 evidence from...

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...

Per and polyfluorinated substances in the Nordic Countries
			: Use, occurence and toxicology

Per and polyfluorinated substances in the Nordic Countries : Use, occurence and toxicology »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Athanasios A. Katsogiannis, Gitte Alsing Pedersen, Allan Astrup Jensen, Pia Brunn Poulsen, Eva Cecilie Bonefeld-Jörgensen, Mandana Ghisari, Helga Gunnlaugsdóttir, Dorte Herzke, Sophie Jensen, Christina Jönsson, Hrönn Ólína Jörundsdottir, Stefan Posner, Sandra Roos, and D Xenia Trier

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2013

ISBN: 9789289325622

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Tema Nord, Perfluorinated Substances, PFOS, PFOA, Toxic Effects, Industrial Sectors

This Tema Nord report presents a study based on open information and custom market research to review the most common perfluorinated substances (PFC) with less focus on PFOS and PFOA.The study includes three major parts:1) I...

Pharmaceuticals and additives in personal care products as environmental pollutants
			: - Faroe Islands, Iceland and Greenland

Pharmaceuticals and additives in personal care products as environmental pollutants : - Faroe Islands, Iceland and Greenland »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Mímir Arnórsson, Maria Dam, Kirsten Davanger, Arntraut Goetsch, Dorte Herzke, Sandra Huber, Lennart Kaj, Inge Mortensen, Hrönn Ó. Jörundsdóttir, Mikael Remberger, Martin Schlabach, Richard Schwartson, and Jette Vester

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2013

ISBN: 9789289325615

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Pharmaceuticals, Personal Care Products, Faroe Island, Iceland, Greenland, Waste Water Treatment Systems

The application of pharmaceuticals and personal care products is substantial in industrialized and high-income north-western European societies. Faroe Island, Iceland and Greenland are part of this modern society, although s...

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 taking place in...