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  • 02 Mar 2007
  • Nordic Council of Ministers
  • Pages: 142
In order to assist public procurement in facing up to environmental considerations, criteria have been developed in the Nordic countries over the last 15 years for a number of product groups both under national auspices and under the auspices of the...
  • 09 Oct 2009
  • Jørn Bang Andersen, Patrick Crehan
  • Pages: 121
Waste of electric and electronic equipment (WEEE) contains both hazardous and valuable materials. The European directive on WEEE gives producers and importers of EEE the responsibility to collect and treat WEEE. In order to evaluate the effectively...
The project presents a calculation of the benefits and effects of the current market surveillance of ecodesign and energy labelling in the Nordic countries.
  • 15 Sep 2006
  • JonErik Dølvik, Line Eldring
  • Pages: 63
Two years after the enlargement of the EU a certain pattern has emerged in the labour migration streams from the new EU member states to the Nordic countries. Individual labour migration is growing, but varies strongly among the Nordic countries....
  • 28 Mar 2008
  • Eva Heiskanen, Charlotte Leire, Åke Thidell, Kristiina Aalto
  • Pages: 168
This report presents the third evaluation of the Nordic Swan ecolabelling scheme. The evaluation is conducted from the perspective of the public administration, and it examines the role of the Nordic Swan in a policy context. Recommendations are...
  • 08 Apr 2015
  • Åke Thidell, Charlotte Leire, Thomas Lindhqvist
  • Pages: 73
The Nordic Swan is a voluntary environmental and consumer policy instrument that was launched in the Nordic countries in 1989. This study has its origin in the discussions on the making of the “Vision 2015” for the Nordic Swan as well as in a growing...
  • 26 Feb 2020
  • Nordic Council of Ministers
  • Pages: 24
In 2020, the global community marks the twenty-fifth anniver-sary of the adoption of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action – the most visionary agenda for the empowerment of women and girls, everywhere. While the United Nations is...
This report provides a thorough analysis concerning the situation in Tirupur, India, where the local government has imposed strict requirements on zero liquid discharge of wastewater in textile production. The report analyzes how Tirupur can turn the...
  • 08 Mar 2019
  • Mari Wøien, Iryna Kristensen, Jukka Teräs
  • Pages: 110
This report attempts to create a foundation for understanding the added value of smart specialisation in the Nordic context. It focuses on the cohesiveness and complementarity between the different tiers of government, paying particular attention to...
  • 09 Apr 2014
  • Eduard Merger, Charlie Parker, Charlotte Streck, Timm Tennigkeit, Andreas Wilkes
  • Pages: 106
The land-use sector serves key environmental and social functions and supports the livelihoods of around a half of the world’s population. Despite its importance, however, the climate regime fails to formulate a coherent vision or set of incentives...
  • 11 Mar 2011
  • Nordic Council of Ministers
  • Pages: 220
This travel guide describes selected important historical relics,sites and museums in the Baltic Sea region telling the history ofthe Cold War period. There is public access to nearly all the sitesincluded in the book. It covers places such as...
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