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Arctic Social Indicators II (ASI-II) is a follow-up activity to ASI-I (2010) and the first Arctic Human Development Report (AHDR, 2004). The objective of ASI (2010) was to develop a small set of Arctic specific social indicators that as a collective...
  • 14 Jun 2005
  • Nordic Council of Ministers
  • Pages: 107
Modern food production technology, marketing and transport systems, together with liberation of trade are creating a truly global marketplace for food, but at the same time put the issues of food safety and quality into a new perspective. It is...
The aim of the project "Building safely – Enhanced education for safety and health construction co-ordinators in the Nordic countries" was to analyse the need to strengthen training for safety and health construction co-ordinators and discuss the...
  • 22 Oct 2013
  • Anna Engleryd, Peringe Grennfelt, Ulrika Håård, John Munthe
  • Pages: 60
24-26 June 2013, 130 leading international policy makers, scientists, experts and others met at an international workshop in Gothenburg, Sweden, in order to discuss and outline future directions in air pollution science and policy. The workshop,...
  • 21 Aug 2018
  • Nordic Council of Ministers
  • Pages: 88
Air pollution is a global threat that requires international collaboration and coordinated actions for its solution. Several international organisations have highlighted the problem and are taking action. In order to meet future challenges and...
  • 31 May 2017
  • S. L. Bager, D. Dinesh, A.S Olesen, S.P. Andersen, S.L. Eriksen, A. Friis
  • Pages: 119
Increasing food production in the face of a growing population, while adapting to and mitigating climate change constitutes a main challenge for the global agricultural sector. This study identifies, analyses and contextualizes regional initiatives...
  • 09 Dec 2013
  • Pieter Bevelander, Rasmus H. Bilde, Inge Dahlstedt, Marc Eskelund, Line Møller Hansen, Miroslav Macura, Kasper Gehrke Pedersen, Lars Østby
  • Pages: 243
Scandinavia’s foreign-origin population has steadily increased over the past six decades. Migration flows into the region have been linked to societal phenomena such as growing labour demands, family reunification and the acceptance of refugees...
  • 17 Jan 2007
  • Nordic Council of Ministers
  • Pages: 41
A Pollutant Release and Transfer Register (PRTR) is an environmental database or inventory of potentially harmful chemicals and/or pollutants released to air, water and soil, and transferred off-site for treatment. A PRTR brings together in one place...
  • 29 May 2008
  • Susanne Boutrup, Maria Dam, Asger B. Hansen, Pia Lassen, Betty Bügel Mogensen
  • Pages: 145
The aim of this Nordic study was to investigate the occurrence of different phenolic substances in the Nordic environment. The phenolic substances include both long and short chain alkylphenols, some bisphenols and monoetoxylates of octyl- and...
  • 12 Jan 2016
  • Hrafnhildur Bragadóttir, Roland Magnusson, Seppänen Sampo, David Sundén, Emilie Yliheljo
  • Pages: 74
The European Emissions trading Scheme (EU ETS) was launched in 2005. The scheme started off with a limited scope, but has gradually expanded, in terms of geographical, sectoral and gas coverage. This report analyses the possibilities for further...
  • 25 Apr 2018
  • Kari K. Lehtonen, Aino Ahvo, Kirsten S. Jørgensen, Eija Schultz, Nadezhda Berezina, Magnus Breitholtz, Britta Eklund, Margareta Linde, Karin Ström, Brita Sundelin, Jakob Strand
  • Pages: 53
Sediments contaminated by human activities usually contain a mixture of chemicals that produce unforeseen combined toxic effects in organisms. Thus, traditional risk assessments based on the concentrations of chemicals are unlikely to produce...
  • 18 Feb 2013
  • Hanna Andersson, Eva Brorström-Lundén, Katarina Hansson, Lennart Kaj, Helene Lunder, Mikael Remberger, Martin Schlabach
  • Pages: 81
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 of the occurrence of selected...
  • 20 Nov 2014
  • Edda Sigurdis Oddsdottir
  • Pages: 58
This report reflects on the achievements of the Selfoss Declaration on sustainable forestry in the Nordic region, made in 2008 by the Ministers of Forestry in the Nordic countries and the following reccommendations on how to implement the intention...
  • 03 Sep 2004
  • Nordic Council of Ministers
  • Pages: 44
At a seminar in Stockholm on March 25th, 2004, the Nordic Council of Ministers opened a dialogue with consumers, trade, producers and organisations about ethical information about food. This seminar report gives an impression of the present stage of...
  • 20 Nov 2016
  • Nordic Council of Ministers
  • Pages: 122
The publication Services and Goods Exports from the Nordics – Strongholds and profiles of exporting enterprises analyses the exports of services and goods from the Nordic countries and profiles the exporting enterprises. The report addresses issues...
  • 23 Feb 2006
  • Nordic Council of Ministers
  • Pages: 74
Avloppsslam innehåller alla nödvändiga näringsämnen för trädtillväxt och skulle kunna vara ett värdefullt gödselmedel för ökad tillväxt i produktionsbarrskogar i de nordiska länderna. Det skulle möjliggöra en ökning av tillgången på förnyelsebar...
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change's Third Assessment Report identified Indigenous peoples as being among the groups most threatened by climate change. Principal factors leading to this vulnerability relate to Indigenous peoples' exposure...
  • 17 Jan 2017
  • Emma Nurmi, Dorte Skjøtt Jakobsen, Beate Langset, Margareta Eriksson, Pär Kollberg, Kaija Rainio
  • Pages: 43
This project was carried out to provide a better picture of transboundary shipments of green-listed waste involving project countries Denmark, Finland, Norway, and Sweden. The readily available export data for 2014 are presented. The primary effort...
  • 23 Apr 2020
  • Nordic Council of Ministers
  • Pages: 14
This report is an abridged version of the report “Nordic integration and settlement policies for refugees: A comparative analysis of labour market integration outcomes”. It was produced on behalf of Nordic Welfare Centre and the programme Nordic...
  • 28 Feb 2008
  • Nordic Council of Ministers
  • Pages: 69
The main objective of the present report is to support Nordic Countries with environmental impact assessments of accidental oil spills in Nordic areas, in the work to control and reduce the cause of these effects. The Nordic Seas have specific...
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