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MOPODECO
			: Modeling of the Potential coverage of habitat-forming species and Development of tools to evaluate the Conservation status of the marine Annex I habitats

MOPODECO : Modeling of the Potential coverage of habitat-forming species and Development of tools to evaluate the Conservation status of the marine Annex I habitats »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Karsten Dahl , Darius Daynus , Karsten Dromph , Anna Engdahl , Annuka Eriksson , Karl Floren , Martin Gullström , Martin Isaeus , Johanna Oja , and Henrik Skov

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2012

ISBN: 9789289323680

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, MOPODECO, EU Habitat Directive, Nordic Countries, Habitat-forming Species, Harmonised Definitions, Pressure Evaluation Matrices

MOPODECO has aimed to fill the gaps in harmonisation of the definition of the EU Habitat Directive Annex I habitats and the view on the main pressures and threats to these habitats between the Nordic countries and...

Parental leave, Care Policies and Gender Equalities in the Nordic Countries
			: Conference arranged by the Nordic Council of Ministers 21 - 22 October 2009, Reykjavik, Iceland

Parental leave, Care Policies and Gender Equalities in the Nordic Countries : Conference arranged by the Nordic Council of Ministers 21 - 22 October 2009, Reykjavik, Iceland »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Erla Sigurðardóttir

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2010

ISBN: 9789289320573

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Family Forms, Welfare Policies, Parental Models, Multi-ethnical Society, Gender-equality, Nordic Countries

What family forms are recognised in established Nordic and welfare policies? Which family values and parental models should be given political priority in a multi-ethnical society? Would part-time leave be ideal fr...

Innovative Public Procurement and Health Care
			: Nordic Lighthouse Project

Innovative Public Procurement and Health Care : Nordic Lighthouse Project »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2011

ISBN: 9789289322874

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Health Sector, Innovative Procurement, Navigating the Legal Framework, Despite Challenges, Nordic countries, DAMVAD

This report focuses on the use of innovative procurement in the health sector in the Nordic countries. It presents six Nordic cases demonstrating best practice within innovative procurement. The report argues that...

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...

Developing the co-operation between the established less formal Nordic approaches to eco-management and eco-certification systems
			: Part 1

Developing the co-operation between the established less formal Nordic approaches to eco-management and eco-certification systems : Part 1 »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Ann-Christine Eriksson , and Mira Jarkko

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2009

ISBN: 9789289319010

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Environmental Management System (EMS), Small and Medium Enterprises (SME), EMAS Standards, Eco-management, Eco-certification, Nordic Countries

Environmental management system (EMS) based on either the ISO14001 or EMAS standards require a lot of resources (both time and money). Small and medium enterprises (SME) often prefer less formal systems because of...

Improvement of Nordic Emission Models for Solvent Use in Selected Sectors

Improvement of Nordic Emission Models for Solvent Use in Selected Sectors »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Patrik Fauser , Kristín Harðardóttir , Nina Holmengen , Marte O. Kittilsen , Kristina Saarinen , and Tina Skårman

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2009

ISBN: 9789289319072

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, NMVOC Emission, Nordic Countries, United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), European Commission, Transboundary Air Pollution (CLRTAP), SNAP/CORINAIR

This project considers the NMVOC emission inventories for solvent use that are used by the five Nordic countries for reporting to e.g. United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), the European Co...

Productivity Growth in the Nordic Countries
			: An Appraisal of Analysis, Data and Methodological Information

Productivity Growth in the Nordic Countries : An Appraisal of Analysis, Data and Methodological Information »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2005

ISBN: 9789289311847

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Country's Growth Rate, Labor Productivity and Relative Productivity, Economic Growth, Economy and national budget, Standards of Living, Development of Labor Productivity

Even small increases in a country's growth rate can result in large changes in living standards over just one generation. This key insight, which often seems to be forgotten by policymakers, is an important reason...

A better life for children and adolescents through diet and exercise
			: Nordic catalogue of initiatives and best practice for improved health and quality of life via diet and physical activity

A better life for children and adolescents through diet and exercise : Nordic catalogue of initiatives and best practice for improved health and quality of life via diet and physical activity »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2009

ISBN: 9789289318037

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Better Health and Quality of Life, Food and Physical Activity, Catalogue Deals, Achieve in the Fields, Description of the Individual Countries, Physical Activity

The present inspiration catalogue is compiled as a follow-up to the Nordic Plan of Action on Better Health and Quality of Life Through Food and Physical Activity. The catalogue is the first of a series planned for...

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...