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Economic Outlook in the Nordic Countries 2014
			: The Nordic Working Group of Economic Trends Review, autumn 2013

Economic Outlook in the Nordic Countries 2014 : The Nordic Working Group of Economic Trends Review, autumn 2013 »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2013

ISBN: 9789289326599

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Economic Outlook, Nordic Working Group, Economic Trends, Economic Situation, Nordic Countries

The Economic Outlook in the Nordic countries 2014 is the review from the Nordic Working Group of Economic Trends for the economic situation in the Nordic countries autumn 2013. The review contents as previous years...

Young workers occupational safety and health risks in the Nordic countries

Young workers occupational safety and health risks in the Nordic countries »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Elizabeth Bengtsen , Elisabeth Framke , Pete Kines , and Anne Salmi

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2013

ISBN: 9789289326155

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Working Environment, Swedish Presidency, Swedish ILO Committee, NIVA, OSH, Youth Employment

An attractive working environment that is inclusive and prevents work-related health problems is important to ensure that as many as possible can participate in the working life. During the Swedish presidency in th...

Workshop on assessments of National Carbon Budgets within the Nordic Region
			: Current status and sensitivity to changes

Workshop on assessments of National Carbon Budgets within the Nordic Region : Current status and sensitivity to changes »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Kristina Hansen , Aki Koyama , Eva Podgrajsek , Anne Sofie Lansø , and Eva Thorborg Mørk

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2013

ISBN: 9789289325974

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, ECOCLIM, LAGGE, SnowCarbo, Carbon Modeling, Carbon Sinks, Future Climate

The three-day workshop organized by the three Nordic research projects, ECOCLIM, LAGGE and SnowCarbo brought together scientists and other actors from Nordic countries to communicate and discuss research on carbon...

Improving Nordic policymaking by dispelling myths on sustainable consumption

Improving Nordic policymaking by dispelling myths on sustainable consumption »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Eva Heiskanen , Helka Kuusi , Oksana Mont , and Kate Power

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2013

ISBN: 9789289325899

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Sustainability Leaders, Misconceptions, Myths, Meta-analysis, Politics of Possibility, Plethora

As Nordic countries have an ambition to be sustainability leaders, enabling sustainable consumption and lifestyles with efficient policies is an important part of reaching this goal. Research demonstrates that evid...

A matter of health and job satisfaction
			: Seniors, work and retirement in the Nordic region

A matter of health and job satisfaction : Seniors, work and retirement in the Nordic region »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Bjørn Halvorsen , and Jenny Tägtström

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2013

ISBN: 9789289325677

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Nordic Countries, Work Participation, Welfare Perspective, Labour Market, Social Insurance Systems, Discrimination

In all the Nordic countries there is a declared policy of increasing work participation among seniors. The most important reason comes from a more long-term population, generation and welfare perspective: gradually...

Per and polyfluorinated substances in the Nordic Countries
			: Use, occurence and toxicology

Per and polyfluorinated substances in the Nordic Countries : Use, occurence and toxicology »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Athanasios A. Katsogiannis , Gitte Alsing Pedersen , Allan Astrup Jensen , Pia Brunn Poulsen , Eva Cecilie Bonefeld-Jörgensen , Mandana Ghisari , Helga Gunnlaugsdóttir , Dorte Herzke , Sophie Jensen , Christina Jönsson , Hrönn Ólína Jörundsdottir , Stefan Posner , Sandra Roos , and D Xenia Trier

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2013

ISBN: 9789289325622

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Tema Nord, Perfluorinated Substances, PFOS, PFOA, Toxic Effects, Industrial Sectors

This Tema Nord report presents a study based on open information and custom market research to review the most common perfluorinated substances (PFC) with less focus on PFOS and PFOA.The study includes three major...

Natural Capital in a Nordic context
			: Status and Challenges in the Decade of Biodiversity

Natural Capital in a Nordic context : Status and Challenges in the Decade of Biodiversity »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Sanna Ahvenharju , Marika Bröckl , Leonardo Mazza , Tiina Pursula , and Patrick ten Brink

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2013

ISBN: 9789289325349

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, International Approaches, Capital Accounting, Biodiversity, Ecosystems, Gaia Consulting, European Environmental Policy

The report reviews different international approaches for natural capital accounting. The five approaches reviewed are attempts to help create an improved evidence base on the links between biodiversity and ecosyst...

Selected Plasticisers and Additional Sweeteners in the Nordic Environment

Selected Plasticisers and Additional Sweeteners in the Nordic Environment »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Hanna Andersson , Eva Brorström-Lundén , Katarina Hansson , Lennart Kaj , Helene Lunder , Mikael Remberger , and Martin Schlabach

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2013

ISBN: 9789289324649

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Plasticisers, Sweeteners, Pristine Environments, Phthalates, Adipates, Sewage Lines

The report Selected plasticisers and additional sweeteners in the Nordic Environment describes the findings of a Nordic environmental study. The study has been done as a screening, that is, it provides a snapshot o...

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...

Control mechanisms for Nordic ship emissions

Control mechanisms for Nordic ship emissions »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Kjetil Martinsen , and Asbjørn Torvanger

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2013

ISBN: 9789289325165

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Shipping, Environmental Regulations, Pollution Burden, DNV, Control Mechanisms, Ship Emission

Shipping today operates under a complex set of international and domestic regulations. However, the environmental regulations have lagged behind those of other industries. This situation is now changing quite drama...