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  • 24 May 2006
  • Nordic Council of Ministers
  • Pages: 63
Campylobacteriosis is currently the single most important cause of gastrointestinal disease in Denmark and several other European countries. One of the available tools for reducing the number of human infections is the implementation of strategic...
  • 25 Apr 2018
  • D. Xenia Trier, Camilla Taxvig, Anna Kjerstine Rosenmai, Gitte Alsing Pedersen
  • Pages: 111
Poly- and perfluorinated alkyl substances (PFAS) are used in paper and board food contact materials (FCMs) and they have been found to be highly persistent, bioaccumulative and toxic. The purpose of the Nordic workshop and of this report is to:*...
  • 15 Mar 2019
  • Anna Kärrman, Thanh Wang, Roland Kallenborn, Anne Marie Langseter, Siri Merete Grønhovd, Erik Magnus Ræder, Jan Ludvig Lyche, Leo Yeung, Fangfang Chen, Ulrika Eriksson, Rudolf Aro, Felicia Fredriksson
  • Pages: 153
This report describes a screening study of in all ninety-nine conventional and emerging per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs) in the Nordic environment. In addition, extractable organic fluorine (EOF) was analysed. The latter can provide the...
The prenatal screening technologies are there and will be refined and used. However, prospective parents should be given a broad picture, including information from families with similarly impaired children and from disabled adults, and then be...
  • 23 Jul 2012
  • Nordic Council of Ministers
  • Pages: 234
The Nordic Screening group is pleased to present a compilation of pharmaceuticals and personal care products (PPCPs) monitoring data from the Nordic countries. The report has been prepared by Bergfald miljørådgivere and founded by the Nordic Council...
  • 18 Feb 2019
  • Anna Fråne, Jurate Miliute-Plepiene, Alexandra Maria Almasi, Anna-Karin Westöö
  • Pages: 120
The aim of the project was to map PVC waste streams in Denmark, Sweden, Norway and Finland. The available estimates are made occasionally, mostly within the frames of different projects and are not based on any formalized official reporting system or...
  • 16 May 2008
  • Nordic Council of Ministers
  • Pages: 50
This report is elaborated for manufacturers, other business operators, and interested parties in the production chain. The document should ensure that the end-product fulfils Article 3 of Regulation (EC) No 1935/2004. This report applies to food...
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 from a gender equality perspective?...
  • 06 Jan 2012
  • Berit Brandth, Ann-Zofie Duvander, Guðný Björk Eydal, Ingólfur V. Gíslason, Johanna Lammi-Taskula, Tine Rostgaard
  • Pages: 178
De nordiske lande anses ofte for at være foregangslande inden for ligestillingsområdet. Det er sandt at kvinder generelt har en stærkere position i de nordiske samfund end i resten af verden. Der er en utvetydig vilje i de fleste – eller måske i alle...
Gender equality in the labour market is a key topic in the Nordic cooperation on gender equality. The Nordic Council of Ministers has asked NIKK, Nordic Information on Gender, to coordinate the project Part-Time Work in the Nordic Region. The aim of...
  • 06 Nov 2014
  • Ida Drange, Cathrine Egeland
  • Pages: 164
Gender equality in the labour market is a key topic in the Nordic cooperation on gender equality. The Nordic Council of Ministers has asked NIKK, Nordic Information on Gender, to coordinate the project Part-Time Work in the Nordic Region. The aim of...
  • 19 Apr 2016
  • Erika Anne Hayfield, Rógvi Olavson, Lív Patursson
  • Pages: 122
Gender equality in the labour market is a key topic in the Nordic cooperation on gender equality. As a follow up to two earlier reports on part-time work this third report is an introductory study to part-time work and gender in the Faroe Islands,...
  • 01 Oct 2018
  • Sergey Kakareka, Hanna Malchykhina, Olga Krukowskaya, Katarina Yaramenka, Karin Kindbom, Ingrid Mawdsley, Stefan Åstrom, Ole-Kenneth Nielsen, Marlene Plejdrup, Jesper Bak, Kristina Saarinen, Mikko Savolahti
  • Pages: 110
The overall goal of the project is to stimulate decision-makers in Belarus to prioritize abatement measures aimed at black carbon in their efforts to reduce emissions of PM2.5, as encouraged in the Gothenburg protocol under the UNECE CLRTAP. To reach...
  • 19 Nov 2009
  • Nordic Council of Ministers
  • Pages: 124
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 overview of current theory and experiences...
  • 26 May 2015
  • Alexandra Barthelmes, John Couwenberg, Mette Risager, Cosima Tegetmeyer, Hans Joosten
  • Pages: 245
Peatlands in the Nordic Baltic region and elsewhere in the world store large amounts of carbon and are at the same time important for conservation of biodiversity. Thus peatlands are space-effective carbon stocks, but when drained carbon and nitrogen...
  • 19 Jun 2013
  • Eva Cecilie Bonefeld-Jörgensen, Mandana Ghisari, Helga Gunnlaugsdóttir, Dorte Herzke, Allan Astrup Jensen, Sophie Jensen, Christina Jönsson, Hrönn Ólína Jörundsdottir, Athanasios A. Katsogiannis, Gitte Alsing Pedersen, Stefan Posner, Pia Bruun Poulsen, Sandra Roos, D. Xenia Trier
  • Pages: 228
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 parts:1) Identification of relevant...
  • 19 Nov 2008
  • Patrick Spaven
  • Pages: 57
Increasing globalization is making the world smaller. The Nordic countries and their companies can benefit from this by exploring new markets. One of the most important markets to get established on is the Chinese, the biggest market in the world. In...
  • 04 Mar 2014
  • Nordic Council of Ministers
  • Pages: 112
Perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS) and perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) are found in nearly all samples in a joint Nordic screening project, but the concentrations are below the reported toxicological threshold levels with a possible exception for the...
  • 23 May 2013
  • Anders Alanära, Arnljótur Bjarki Bergsson, Unto Eskelinen, Trude Olafsen, Helge Poulsen, Trond W. Rosten
  • Pages: 138
Aquaculture is one of the fastest growing productions and the value of aquaculture is now about to pass the value of capture fisheries. Among the Nordic countries, Norway in particular has been able to create a large aquaculture industry with high...
  • 22 Jul 2013
  • Mímir Arnórsson, Maria Dam, Kirsten Davanger, Arntraut Goetsch, Dorte Herzke, Sandra Huber, Hrönn Ólína Jörundsdottir, Lennart Kaj, Inge Mortensen, Mikael Remberger, Martin Schlabach, Richard Schwartson, Jette Vester
  • Pages: 146
The application of pharmaceuticals and personal care products is substantial in industrialized and high-income north-western European societies. Faroe Island, Iceland and Greenland are part of this modern society, although some areas are more...
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