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Assessing Options for Nordic-Baltic Co-operation in Biosafety

Assessing Options for Nordic-Baltic Co-operation in Biosafety »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2005

ISBN: 9789289312110

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Genetically Modified Organisms, Emphasis on Environmental Aspects, Risk Assessment and Monitoring, Exchanging Information and Experiences, Reports from Group Discussions, Nordic and Baltic Authorities

This report is the outcome of a meeting arranged to assess the options and need for co-operation of Nordic and Baltic authorities regarding safety of genetically modified organisms (GMOs), with the emphasis on envi...

Assessment of initiatives to prevent waste from building and construction sectors
			: Sustainable consumption and production, Environment

Assessment of initiatives to prevent waste from building and construction sectors : Sustainable consumption and production, Environment »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Loannis Bakas , Eivind Bøe , Birgitte Jørgensen Kjær , Janus Kirkeby , Anna-Karin Ohls , Johan Sidenmark , and Martin Uhre Mandrup

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2011

ISBN: 9789289322300

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Waste Prevention, Building and Construction Sector, Voluntary Measures, Hazardous Substances, Building Waste, Construction Waste

The study has identified and evaluated waste prevention initiatives in the building and construction sector. The main part of the initiatives is based on information tools such as guidelines, handbooks, calculation...

Assessment of marine benthic quality change in gradients of disturbance:
			: Comparison of different Scandinavian multi-metric indices

Assessment of marine benthic quality change in gradients of disturbance: : Comparison of different Scandinavian multi-metric indices »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2009

ISBN: 9789289318983

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Scandinavian Multi-metric Indices, Moderate Ecological Quality Status, Environments of Good and High EcoQS, Water Framework Directive, Organic Pollution, Moderate Ecological Quality Status

In this study we compared three Scandinavian multi-metric indices to assess marine coastal benthic ecological status in seven different gradients of disturbance related to pollution. The indices measure in differen...

Assisted Reproduction in the Nordic Countries
			: A comparative study of policies and regulation

Assisted Reproduction in the Nordic Countries : A comparative study of policies and regulation »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2006

ISBN: 9789289312721

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Absence of a Comprehensive Policy, ART Policy Design, Restrictive Policy Design, Reproductive Technologies, Governmental Committees, Examining the Policy Design Processes

After five decades of intermittent attempts, the Nordic countries still have very different policies in the field of assisted reproduction. In the absence of a comprehensive policy design Finland has, by default, t...

Atmospheric and catchment mercury concentrations and fluxes in Fennoscandia

Atmospheric and catchment mercury concentrations and fluxes in Fennoscandia »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Katrine Aspmo Pfaffhuber , Torunn Berg , Hannele Hakola , Katriina Kyllönen , John Munthe , Petri Porvari , Matti Verta , and Ingvar Wängberg

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2010

ISBN: 9789289321624

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Measurements in Southern Fennoscandia, Reduction Controls in EU Countries, Arctic Environment, Methyl Mercury Formation, Mercury Mobilization, General Predictions

Measurements in Southern Fennoscandia show a weak declining trend in mercury deposition which can be attributed to reduction controls in EU countries. Deposition of mercury in Arctic areas is likely to be governed...

Balancing protection and prosecution in anti-trafficking policies
			: A comparative analysis of reflection periods and related temporary residence permits for victims of trafficking in the Nordic countries, Belgium and Italy

Balancing protection and prosecution in anti-trafficking policies : A comparative analysis of reflection periods and related temporary residence permits for victims of trafficking in the Nordic countries, Belgium and Italy »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Anette Brunovskis

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2013

ISBN: 9789289324236

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Trafficking, European Countries, Reflection Period, Victim Protection, Traffickers, Nordic Countries

When victims of trafficking are identified in a country of destination, they are often in a situation marked by lack of clarity. In response to this, most European countries have a so-called reflection period for v...

Baltic Investment Programme
			:  - Twenty Years of Joint Nordic Financial and Technical Assistance to the Three Baltic Countries

Baltic Investment Programme : - Twenty Years of Joint Nordic Financial and Technical Assistance to the Three Baltic Countries »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Ib Katznelson

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2013

ISBN: 9789289326414

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Baltic Investment Programme, European Union, Small and Medium Sized Enterprises, National Investment Banks, Commercial Financial Sector, Economic Growth

The Baltic Investment Programme was first launched for the period 1992-1995. It was then extended for another period, 1995-1998. In 1998 it was decided to let the programme come to a gradual end in 2003, the year b...

Baltic Sea Region Co-operation on Sustainable Urban heritage Management
			: Activities of the working group Sustainable Historic Towns 2001-2002

Baltic Sea Region Co-operation on Sustainable Urban heritage Management : Activities of the working group Sustainable Historic Towns 2001-2002 »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2005

ISBN: 9789289309646

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Urban Heritage Management, Sustainable Historic Towns, Regional and Local Authorities, Management and Good Practices, Participation with National, Monitoring Group on Cultural Heritage

Urbanisation is considered to be one of the most important challenges of the 21st century, affecting also the authorities working with urban heritage conservation. Indicators for sustainable development for Urban H...

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...

BASREC Regional Handbook on Procedures for Joint Implementation in the Baltic Sea Region
			: Version 2 June 2006

BASREC Regional Handbook on Procedures for Joint Implementation in the Baltic Sea Region : Version 2 June 2006 »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2008

ISBN: 9789289316439

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Nordic Swan Ecolabelling Scheme, Public Administration, Nordic Swan in a Policy Context, Bodies Operating the Schemes, Operating Environment, Public Funding

This report presents the third evaluation of the Nordic Swan ecolabelling scheme. The evaluation is conducted from the perspective of the public administration, and it examines the role of the Nordic Swan in a poli...