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Payment for and Management of Ecosystem Services
			: Issues and Options in the Nordic Context

Payment for and Management of Ecosystem Services : Issues and Options in the Nordic Context »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Kirsten Grønvik Bråten , Henrik Lindhjem , and Marianne Zandersen

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2009

ISBN: 9789289319324

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Payment for Ecosystem Services, Environmental Policy Instrument, Direct Incentives, Nordic Countries, Preserve Biodiversity, Working Group on Environment

Payment for ecosystem services (PES) is a type of environmental policy instrument that gives the owner of a natural resource direct incentives to manage it in society's best interest. The report provides an overvie...

Principles and concepts in Nordic occupational safety and health policies
			: Dimensions of strategic thinking and approaches

Principles and concepts in Nordic occupational safety and health policies : Dimensions of strategic thinking and approaches »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Marika Kunnari , and Asko Suikkanen

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2009

ISBN: 9789289317764

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Nordic Countries, Occupational Safety and Health (OSH), Qualitative Content Analysis, Nordic Co-operation Programme, Strategic Approaches, OSH Policy

Second corrected edition. The Nordic countries have a close co-operation in the field of occupational safety and health (OSH). The objective of this study is to compare OSH policies in the Nordic countries in relat...

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 countr...

The Common Nordic Labour Market at 50

The Common Nordic Labour Market at 50 »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Peder J. Pedersen , Marianne Røed , and Eskil Wadensjö

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2008

ISBN: 9789289316910

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Nordic Countries, Labour Mobility, Intra-Nordic Mobility, Intra-Nordic Migrants, Nordic Labour Market Agreement, Nordic Area

In 1954 the Nordic countries entered a formal agreement on free labour mobility. Migration profiles have changed very much over the years since then. The Nordic agreement on free mobility is however still a clear a...

Increased exchange in the Building Sector
			: Building Legislation in Balticum and Poland

Increased exchange in the Building Sector : Building Legislation in Balticum and Poland »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Sidsel Jerkö

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2008

ISBN: 9789289317429

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Nordic Council of Ministers, Nordic Countries, Housing Construction, Building Legislation, Baltic Countries, Poland

In November 2004 the Nordic Council of Ministers together with the Nordic countries, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Poland decided to initiate a colaboration by approving an action plan for improved co-operation be...

Baltic Sea Region Testing Ground Facility
			: Status after 10 year

Baltic Sea Region Testing Ground Facility : Status after 10 year »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Jørgen Abildgaard , and Marianne Zandersen

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2007

ISBN: 9789289316002

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Technical and Political Work of Ministers, Nordic Council of Ministers, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Joint Implementation Set-up, Nordic Countries

This report gives an overview of the technical and political work of the Nordic Council of Ministers since 1993 to create a Joint Implementation set-up that mitigates greenhouse gas emissions at least costs with mu...

The labour supply of low-skilled - incentives in the unemployment insurance systems
			: A comparative description based on Nordic countries

The labour supply of low-skilled - incentives in the unemployment insurance systems : A comparative description based on Nordic countries »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Iben Bolvig , Inés Hardoy , Merja Kauhanen , Reija Lilja , and Marianne Røed

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2007

ISBN: 9789289315715

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Labour Supply, Unemployment Insurance Systems, Nordic Countries, Labour Market Situation, Low Skilled Adults, Unemployment Benefit System

The labour supply of low-skilled - incentives in the unemployment insurance systems. A comparative description based on Nordic countriesIn this report we describe and discuss the changing character of unemployment...

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 enginee...

Harmonizing methods for the determination of dioxins in food

Harmonizing methods for the determination of dioxins in food »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Arne Büchert

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2007

ISBN: 9789289314541

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Sample Treatment, Analytical Methodology, Determination of Dioxin, Nordic Countries, Equipment and Analytical Methods, Nordic Dioxin Laboratories

Methods for sampling and sample treatment as well as the analytical methodology for determination of dioxin and dioxin-like PCBs in food have been discussed and evaluated at 2 workshops with participation from all...

Risk-based meat inspection in a Nordic context

Risk-based meat inspection in a Nordic context »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Truls Nesbakken , and Paul Skjaker

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2007

ISBN: 9789289314404

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Animal Origin, Meat Inspection, Country of Origin, Nordic Countries, EU Legislation, Risk-based Meat Inspection

The Regulation of official control on products of animal origin gives the opportunity for amending or supplementing existing procedures for meat inspection, whilst taking into account scientific and technical progr...