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Equity and spectrum of mitigation commitments in the 2015 agreement

Equity and spectrum of mitigation commitments in the 2015 agreement »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Steffen Kallbekken , Håkon Sælen , and Arild Underdal

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2014

ISBN: 9789289327503

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Academic Literature Review, Mutual Recognition Approach, Principle of Reciprocity, Non-coercive Template of Indicators, Equity Indicators, Mitigation Commitments

To what extent and how can equity be operationalized in a spectrum of mitigation commitments? We approach this question through academic literature review and analysis of Parties submissions and statements. We argu...

EU maximum levels for dioxins and dioxin-like PCBs
			:  - Impact on exposure and food supply in the Nordic countries

EU maximum levels for dioxins and dioxin-like PCBs : - Impact on exposure and food supply in the Nordic countries »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Östen Andersson , Arne Büchert , Tommy Cederberg , Anja Hallikainen , Helle Katrine Knutsen , Hannu Kiviranta , Marie Louise Wiborg , Per Ola Darnerud , Kristín Ólafsdóttir , and Kim Peters

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2008

ISBN: 9789289316828

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Dioxins, Dioxin-like PCBs, Dietary Exposure, Food Supply, Consumer Exposure, Dioxin Risks

The project "Review of maximum levels for dioxins and dioxin-like PCBs, impact on the consumer exposure and the food supply", was initiated by The Nordic Council of Ministers as one of their project to follow up th...

EU REACH Enforcement project
			: Final report 2008

EU REACH Enforcement project : Final report 2008 »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2008

ISBN: 9789289317177

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, EU Regulation on Chemicals, Implementation of REACH, Nordic Chemicals Group, Netherlands Granted Funds, Elaborate Work Division, Co-operation and Information Exchange

REACH, the new EU Regulation on chemicals, implies a significant restructuring and enlargement in the field of chemicals regulation, and thus also of enforcement. The importance of the Forum for enforcement include...

Evaluation of passive samplers for the monitoring of contaminants in sediment and water
			: Monitoring of POPs and PCBs in international monitoring programmes

Evaluation of passive samplers for the monitoring of contaminants in sediment and water : Monitoring of POPs and PCBs in international monitoring programmes »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Katrin Hoydal , Martin M. Larsen , and Kristoffer Næs

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2009

ISBN: 9789289319140

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Passive Samplers, PRC, Mussel-watch Approach, Pore Water Concentration, Silicone Passive Samplers, OSPAR

Passive samplers spiked with performance reference compounds (PRC) were prepared in Holland, and deployed at 9 sites in the Nordic countries and Greenland. Mussels were collected at the same sites to compare passiv...

Evaluation of scholarship schemes Sleipnir and Closer Culture Neighbours
			: Comparision of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania

Evaluation of scholarship schemes Sleipnir and Closer Culture Neighbours : Comparision of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2008

ISBN: 9789289316835

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Scholarship Schemes, Sleipnir and Closer Culture Neighbours, Comprehensive Overview, Subsequent Proposals, Grant Programs, Evaluation Report

This report gives an overview of the evaluation of two scholarship schemes - Sleipnir and Closer Culture Neighbours. The main objectives of the evaluation were to obtain a comprehensive overview of the processes an...

Examining the desirability of a Northern Dimension Partnership on Culture

Examining the desirability of a Northern Dimension Partnership on Culture »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2010

ISBN: 9789289320610

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Report Contains Recommendations, Ad Hoc Expert Group, Cultural Partnership, Potential Projects, Regional Councils to Contribute, Field of Culture

The report contains recommendations of the Ad hoc Expert Group to establish a cultural partnership within The Northern Dimension. The report describes the objectives of the Partnership and shows examples of potenti...

Existing Default Values and Recommendations for Exposure Assessment
			: A Nordic Exposure Group Project 2011

Existing Default Values and Recommendations for Exposure Assessment : A Nordic Exposure Group Project 2011 »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2012

ISBN: 9789289323161

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Default Values, Exposure Assessments, Representative Defaults, European Sources, Consumer Products, Evaluate Exposure Factors

Default values are often used in exposure assessments e.g. in modelling because of lack of actually measured data. The quality of the exposure assessment outcome is therefore heavily dependent on the validity and r...

Expanding the Scope of the EuP Directive

Expanding the Scope of the EuP Directive »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Carl Dalhammar , Rikke Dorothea Andersen , and Arne Remmen

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2011

ISBN: 9789289322607

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, ErP Directive, Energy Related Products, Sustainable Consumption, Eco-labelling, Green Procurement Guidelines, Resource Efficiency

This report is the documentation from the project "Expanding the Scope of the EuP Directive", financed by the Nordic Council of Ministers for the Environment. The project was kick-started by the adoption the ErP Di...

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...

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 for...