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Climate Change and Cultural Heritage in the Nordic Countries

Climate Change and Cultural Heritage in the Nordic Countries »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Anne S. Kaslegard

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2011

ISBN: 9789289321952

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Climate Change, Cultural Heritage Sites, Cultural Environments, Seven Nordic Countries, Anticipated Effects of Climate Change, Collaboration

The project Effects of Climate Change on Cultural Heritage Sites and Cultural Environments is a collaboration between the cultural heritage administrations of seven Nordic countries: Iceland, Greenland, the Faeroe...

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 statute...

Innovative Public Procurement and Health Care
			: Nordic Lighthouse Project

Innovative Public Procurement and Health Care : Nordic Lighthouse Project »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2011

ISBN: 9789289322874

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Health Sector, Innovative Procurement, Navigating the Legal Framework, Despite Challenges, Nordic countries, DAMVAD

This report focuses on the use of innovative procurement in the health sector in the Nordic countries. It presents six Nordic cases demonstrating best practice within innovative procurement. The report argues that...

Voluntary Agreements and Environmental Labelling in the Nordic Countries

Voluntary Agreements and Environmental Labelling in the Nordic Countries »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Bjørn Bauer , and Rikke Fischer-Bogason

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2011

ISBN: 9789289322393

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Nordic Council of Ministers, Environmental Management and Regulation, Economic and Legal Instruments, Environmental Voluntary Agreements (VA), Eco-labelling Schemes, Nordic Countries

Important areas of focus for the Nordic Council of Ministers are assessments of the effects of regulatory instruments for environmental management and regulation. Economic and legal instruments are regularly mapped...

Parental leave, Care Policies and Gender Equalities in the Nordic Countries
			: Conference arranged by the Nordic Council of Ministers 21 - 22 October 2009, Reykjavik, Iceland

Parental leave, Care Policies and Gender Equalities in the Nordic Countries : Conference arranged by the Nordic Council of Ministers 21 - 22 October 2009, Reykjavik, Iceland »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Erla Sigurðardóttir

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2010

ISBN: 9789289320573

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Family Forms, Welfare Policies, Parental Models, Multi-ethnical Society, Gender-equality, Nordic Countries

What family forms are recognised in established Nordic and welfare policies? Which family values and parental models should be given political priority in a multi-ethnical society? Would part-time leave be ideal fr...

Chemicals from Marine Fish Farms
			: Monitoring of chemicals from marine fish farms in Nordic environments - veterinary medicines, biocides and persistent organic contaminants

Chemicals from Marine Fish Farms : Monitoring of chemicals from marine fish farms in Nordic environments - veterinary medicines, biocides and persistent organic contaminants »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Maria Dam , Reinhold Fieler , Kim Gustavson , Gitte I. Petersen , Claus Jørgensen , Magnus P. Magnussen , Jostein Solbakken , and Eva Yngvadottir

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2009

ISBN: 9789289318402

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs), PCB, Nordic Fish Farms, Nordic Countries, Veterinary Medicines, Antibiotic Resistance

Fish from Nordic fish farms have been criticized for containing "too high" concentrations of persistent organic pollutants (POPs) among others dioxin and PCB. These allegations have caused debate and may have a neg...

Developing the co-operation between the established less formal Nordic approaches to eco-management and eco-certification systems
			: Part 1

Developing the co-operation between the established less formal Nordic approaches to eco-management and eco-certification systems : Part 1 »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Ann-Christine Eriksson , and Mira Jarkko

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2009

ISBN: 9789289319010

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Environmental Management System (EMS), Small and Medium Enterprises (SME), EMAS Standards, Eco-management, Eco-certification, Nordic Countries

Environmental management system (EMS) based on either the ISO14001 or EMAS standards require a lot of resources (both time and money). Small and medium enterprises (SME) often prefer less formal systems because of...

Instruments for Waste Prevention and Promoting Material Efficiency
			: A Nordic Review

Instruments for Waste Prevention and Promoting Material Efficiency : A Nordic Review »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Kaarina Huhtinen

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2009

ISBN: 9789289318617

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Waste Prevention, National Waste Prevention, Nordic Experts, Nordic Countries, Waste Prevention Strategies, Environmental Strategies

Waste quantities in most EU countries are growing. To reverse this trend we need effective waste prevention policy instruments. In the new waste framework directive the EU demands member states to establish nationa...

Improvement of Nordic Emission Models for Solvent Use in Selected Sectors

Improvement of Nordic Emission Models for Solvent Use in Selected Sectors »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Patrik Fauser , Kristín Harðardóttir , Nina Holmengen , Marte O. Kittilsen , Kristina Saarinen , and Tina Skårman

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2009

ISBN: 9789289319072

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, NMVOC Emission, Nordic Countries, United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), European Commission, Transboundary Air Pollution (CLRTAP), SNAP/CORINAIR

This project considers the NMVOC emission inventories for solvent use that are used by the five Nordic countries for reporting to e.g. United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), the European Co...

Unified Reporting to the Nordic Product Registers

Unified Reporting to the Nordic Product Registers »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Per Henrik Johansen

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2009

ISBN: 9789289318747

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Nordic Countries, Software Model, Joint Reporting Tool, Nordic Product Registers, Fat-client Paradigm, Development Plans

The Nordic Product Registers has since 2003 been working on harmonizing the reporting process for companies in the Nordic countries. The objective of this report is to clarify the technical solution needed to accom...