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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...

Nordic Monitoring of diet, physical activity and overweight
			: Validation of indicators

Nordic Monitoring of diet, physical activity and overweight : Validation of indicators »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): LF Andersen , SA Anderssen , W Becker , K Borodulin , S Fagt , M Fogelholm , MV Groth , I Gunnarsdottir , S Helakorpi , E Kolle E , J Matthiessen , M Rosenlund-Sørensen , R Simonen , T Sveinsson , T Tammelin , H Thorgeirsdottir , E Trolle , and L Valsta

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2012

ISBN: 9789289322584

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Nordic Working Group, Nordic Monitoring System, Survey Methods (diet), Objective Method (physical Activity), Overweight, Validation Studies

In 2007, a Nordic working group was established with the aim to describe a future Nordic monitoring system on diet, physical activity and overweight. The monitoring system should be simple and at relatively low cos...

Nordic Economic Policy Review
			: Globalization, labour market institutions and wage structure

Nordic Economic Policy Review : Globalization, labour market institutions and wage structure »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Erling Barth , and Kalle O. Moene

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2013

ISBN: 9789289326612

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Nordic Economic Policy, Nordic Council of Ministers, Policy Issues, Informed Non-specialists, Professional Economists, Review Articles

The Nordic Economic Policy Review is published by the Nordic Council of Ministers and addresses policy issues in a way that is useful for in-formed non-specialists as well as for professional economists. All articl...

The Nordic region - a step closer to gender balance in research?
			: Joint Nordic strategies and measures to promote gender balance among researchers in academia

The Nordic region - a step closer to gender balance in research? : Joint Nordic strategies and measures to promote gender balance among researchers in academia »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Solveig Bergman , and Linda M. Rustad

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2013

ISBN: 9789289325684

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Professors, Gender Balance, Joint Nordic Level, Policy Challenges, Gender and Equality Perspective, Nordic Cooperation

Nearly 80 per cent of all professors in the Nordic region are men. Gender balance in academia is therefore an important research policy issue. Hitherto it has been scarcely debated on a joint Nordic level. This rep...

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...

Gender Budgeting - Integration of a gender perspective in the budgetary process
			: Part report: country reports

Gender Budgeting - Integration of a gender perspective in the budgetary process : Part report: country reports »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2006

ISBN: 9789289313964

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Nordic Council of Ministers, Nordic Welfare States, Budgetary Process, Gender Equality Budgeting, Budgetary Process, Finance Ministries

One of the Nordic Council of Ministers' long-term goals is to support the Nordic countries to mainstream a gender equality perspective into the national budget and budgetary process. A further aim is to ensure that...

Articles treated with antibacterial agents
			: Outline of a strategy to reduce unjustified use

Articles treated with antibacterial agents : Outline of a strategy to reduce unjustified use »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Lolo Heijkenskjöld

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2014

ISBN: 9789289327244

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Antibacterial Garbage Bags, Antibiotics, Microorganisms, Antibacterial Agents, Nordic Workshop, Nordic Council of Ministers

Do we need antibacterial garbage bags? A wide range of antibacterial consumer articles can be found on the Internet. Mostly there is no information on the antibacterial agents used or on their efficacy. Does this r...

The Nordic model - challenged but capable of reform

The Nordic model - challenged but capable of reform »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Karsten Albæk , Torben M. Andersen , Rita Asplund , Erling Barth , Bernt Bratsberg , Lars Calmfors , Antti Kauhanen , Jukka Lassila , Niku Määttänen , Mika Maliranta , Oddbjørn Raaum , Knut Røed , Kristine von Simson , Allan Sørensen , Tarmo Valkonen , Pekka Vanhala , and Vesa Vihriälä

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2014

ISBN: 9789289327787

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Nordic Welfare Model, Environmental Sustainability, Nordic Supermodel, Global Economic Crisis, Impacts of Global Competition, Population Ageing

The Nordic welfare model has received a lot of positive attention around the world. High standard of living, small income disparities and substantial social mobility looks like a very attractive package. Moreover,...

Endocrine Disrupters - Developing criteria

Endocrine Disrupters - Developing criteria »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Sofie Christiansen , Tina Slothus , and Jens Tørsløv

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2011

ISBN: 9789289322379

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Endocrine Disruptors, Combination Effects, Soft Regulatory Measures, Effective Risk Communication, Nordic Council of Ministers, Nordic Workshops

During the 2010 Danish Presidency of the Nordic Council of Ministers environment and health was a prioritized subject. The aim was enhanced Nordic information exchange. To support this aim a number of Nordic worksh...