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Mainstreaming GPP in the Nordic countries - a scoping study

Mainstreaming GPP in the Nordic countries - a scoping study »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Isa-Maria Bergman , Rikke Dreyer , Elva Rakel Jonsdottír , Annie Ståhlberg , and Martin Standley

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2012

ISBN: 9789289323154

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Green Public Procurement, Nordic Countries, Public Procurement, Nordic Council of Ministers, Sustainable Consumption, Sustainable Production

This report contains the results of a scoping study on the potential for mainstreaming green public procurement in the Nordic countries. The report gives recommendations on how green public procurement can be bette...

Publikation: Parental leave, childcare and gender equality in the Nordic countries

Publikation: Parental leave, childcare and gender equality in the Nordic countries »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Guðný Björk Eydal , Berit Brandth , Ann-Zofie Duvander , Johanna Lammi-Taskula , Tine Rostgaard , and Ingólfur V. Gíslason

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2012

ISBN: 9789289322782

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Nordic Countries, Area of Gender Equality, Nordic Societies, Childcare, Household, Rights and Obligations

The Nordic countries are often seen as pioneers in the area of gender equality. It is true that the position of women in Nordic societies is generally stronger than in the rest of the world. There is an explicit dr...

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			: Restoration of damaged ecosystems in the Nordic countries

ReNo : Restoration of damaged ecosystems in the Nordic countries »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Astrid Brekke Skrindo , Dagmar Hagen , Guðmundur Halldórsson , Ása L. Aradóttir , Anna Maria Fosaa , Christer Nilsson , Karsten Raulund-Rasmussen , Kristín Svavarsdóttir , and Anne Tolvanen

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2012

ISBN: 9789289324410

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, ReNo Network, Ecological Restoration, Nordic Region, Ecosystem Degradation, Nordic Countries, Nordic Environmental Policy

The ReNo network has consolidated knowledge on ecological restoration work in the Nordic region and facilitated exchange of this knowledge within and between the Nordic countries. Scientific papers, reports on the...

Age at retirement by educational background in Nordic countries

Age at retirement by educational background in Nordic countries »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2013

ISBN: 9789289326667

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Labour Force, Nordic Countries, Retirement Age, Absent Additional Pension Policy Changes, Educational Level, Field of Study

The labour force in Nordic countries will change over the next few years. Absent additional pension policy changes, a majority of working persons age 50 and older will retire by 2020. Average retirement age varies...

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...

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...

Sewage sludge fertilization of conifer forests in the Nordic countries and North America

Sewage sludge fertilization of conifer forests in the Nordic countries and North America »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2006

ISBN: 9789289312806

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Society Development, Ecological Sustainability, Sewage Sludge Directive, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Silviculture, Nordic Countries

In the society development towards increased ecological sustainability, decreasing landfill and increasing reuse of sewage sludge are of high priority. Within the European Union, a revision of the regulations for r...

Long-range Transport of Particulate Matter in Nordic Countries

Long-range Transport of Particulate Matter in Nordic Countries »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2006

ISBN: 9789289312189

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Particle Emissions, Chemical Composition, Atmospheric Aerosols, 3D EMEP Eulerian Model, Atmospheric Particles, Nordic Countries

This project evaluates the present level of atmospheric particles in the Nordic countries and determine their origin by characterisation of the particle emissions, the chemical composition and size distribution of...

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...

Macroeconomic Framework Conditions and the Management of Research and Development in the Nordic Countries

Macroeconomic Framework Conditions and the Management of Research and Development in the Nordic Countries »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Svend E. Hougaard Jensen , Svend Jespersen , and Per Svejstrup Hansen

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2005

ISBN: 9789289312448

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Nordic Economies, Nordic Countries, Nordic Council of Ministers, Research and Development, Macroeconomic Framework, Danish Presidency

Research and development are often singled out as one of the key drivers of growth in the Nordic economies. However, there appears to be only limited knowledge about how the framework conditions for private sector...