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Bioethics, Politics and Business

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Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Salla Lötjönen , and Helena von Troil

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2008

ISBN: 9789289317283

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Biosciences, Biotechnology, Role of the Media, Bioethics, Biopolitics, Decision-making

In the decision-making involving biosciences and biotechnology, both politicians and the general public have come to increasingly rely on different kinds of experts and specialised bodies. Interest groups such as i...

Possibilities of enhancing co-operation and co-ordination among MEAs in the biodiversity cluster
			: Environment/Biodiversity

Possibilities of enhancing co-operation and co-ordination among MEAs in the biodiversity cluster : Environment/Biodiversity »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Niko Urho

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2009

ISBN: 9789289318730

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Multilateral Environmental Agreements, Biodiversity Loss, Synergistic Solutions, Independent Science Policy, Scientifically Credible Advice, Effective Decision-making

Since the 1970s, a variety of multilateral environmental agreements have been created to promote the conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity. However, these institutions have not been created systematicall...

Nordic Guidelines for Cost-benefit analysis

Nordic Guidelines for Cost-benefit analysis »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2007

ISBN: 9789289315555

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Cost-benefit Analysis, Recognised Decision, Policy Making, Waste Management Sector, Environmental Effects, Economy and national budget

Cost-benefit analysis is a recognised decision support tool with increasing importance in policy making. This publication is a proposal for a stat-of-the-art guideline for cost-benefit analysis in the waste managem...

Children's Participation and Decision-Making in Medical Matters

Children's Participation and Decision-Making in Medical Matters »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Helena von Troil

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2013

ISBN: 9789289326261

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, International and National Agreements, Conventions Children, Medical Treatment, Conference Summary Highlights, Participation in Medical Research, Decision-making

According to international and national agreements and conventions children have a right to express their views in all matters affecting them. However it is one thing to state that children have a right to express...

Urban form, transportation and greenhouse gas emissions
			: Experiences in the Nordic countries

Urban form, transportation and greenhouse gas emissions : Experiences in the Nordic countries »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Irmeli Harmaajärvi , Sirkka Heinonen , and Pekka Lahti

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2004

ISBN: 9789289310451

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Urban Structure and Land, Intervention to this Process, Environmental and Transport Policy, Instruments to Develop Urban, Decision-making Levels, Long-term Effects of Decisions Concerning

The Nordic countries have a lot of common features concerning urban form and transportation. Urban structure and land use have a great impact on transport volumes and on modal split and thereby also on the amount o...