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Breaking the Oil Spell

The Gulf Falcons' Path to Diversification

This book discusses efforts by GCC countries to diversify their economies, and takes lessons from other countries that have generated long-term growth.

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An Inventory of Upcoming Questions with an EU Connotation that are Suited to Cooperation Between the Countries around the Baltic Sea, and That May Be Favourably Influenced by such a Cooperation

An Inventory of Upcoming Questions with an EU Connotation that are Suited to Cooperation Between the Countries around the Baltic Sea, and That May Be Favourably Influenced by such a Cooperation »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Pär Boqvist

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2005

ISBN: 9789289311656

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Inventory, EU Connotation, Cooperation, Baltic Sea

An inventory of upcoming questions with an EU connotation that are suited to cooperation between the countries around the Baltic Sea, and that may be favourably influenced by such a cooperation....

Food Labelling
			: Report from a Nordic Seminar, Oslo, Norway, November 2006

Food Labelling : Report from a Nordic Seminar, Oslo, Norway, November 2006 »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Anita Utheim Nesbakken

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2007

ISBN: 9789289314282

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, European Commission has Launched, Food Labelling Legislation, Consultative Document, Nordic Seminar, Food Issues, Stakeholders Regarding the Issues

The European Commission has launched an extensive revision of the Food Labelling legislation. In a Consultative Document of February 2006, DG SANCO highlighted some specific themes they wanted to explore further. B...

Threshold of Toxicological Concern (TTC)
			: Literature review and applicability

Threshold of Toxicological Concern (TTC) : Literature review and applicability »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2005

ISBN: 9789289311960

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Food Contact Articles, Flavouring Substances, Analysis of the Toxicological, Human Health and the Environment, Industrial Chemicals, Risk Assessment

In the regulation of food contact articles and flavouring substances, the TTC concept (Threshold of Toxicological Concern) has been developed as a substitute for substance-specific information. The TTC concept is b...

Food Labelling
			: Nordic Consumers Attitudes to Food Labelling

Food Labelling : Nordic Consumers Attitudes to Food Labelling »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2007

ISBN: 9789289314602

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Quantitative Study on Nordic Consumers, Food Labelling, Nutritional Contents, Information and Knowledge, Knowledge and Facts, European Union Revision of the Food Labelling Rules

This report summarizes the final results of a quantitative study on Nordic consumers' attitudes to food labelling. The study was conducted in the five Nordic countries Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Finland and Iceland....

Developing the EU Emissions Trading Scheme
			:  - an analysis of some key issues for the Nordic countries

Developing the EU Emissions Trading Scheme : - an analysis of some key issues for the Nordic countries »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2008

ISBN: 9789289316316

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, EU Emissions Trading Scheme, Auctioning of Emissions Allowances, Scope of the EU ETS, Simplification, Exclusion of Certain Small Installations, Excessive Administrative Costs

The EU Commissions is currently review the EU Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS). Three are of special interest for the Nordic countries: auctioning of emissions allowances, simplification of the rules for small instal...

Nordic Questionnaire for Monitoring the Age Diverse Workforce
			: Review report of QPSNordic-ADW

Nordic Questionnaire for Monitoring the Age Diverse Workforce : Review report of QPSNordic-ADW »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Christina Björklund , Trude Furunes , Gunvor Gard , Reidar J. Mykletun , Kari Lindström , and Krista Pahkin

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2008

ISBN: 9789289316415

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Review Report, Nordic Questionnaire, Relations of Work, Age Diverse Workplace, Senior Workforce, Development of QPSNordic-ADW

This Review report is a description of the background and development of the Nordic Questionnaire for Monitoring the Age Diverse Workplace (QPSNordic-ADW). In this review report relations of work and well-being for...

Greenhouse gas emissions from international aviation - Nordic perspectives

Greenhouse gas emissions from international aviation - Nordic perspectives »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2004

ISBN: 9789289310260

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, UN Convention on Climate Change, Kyoto Protocol, Energy Consumption and Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Assessment of Opportunities, Methodologies and Principles for Allocation, International Aviation

The emissions of greenhouse gas from international aviation are growing rapidly. According to figures from the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change the emissions from international aviation has inc...

Positive Factors at Work
			: The First Report of the Nordic Project

Positive Factors at Work : The First Report of the Nordic Project »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Gunnar Aronsson , Vilhelm Borg , Marit Christensen , Klas Gustafsson , Jari Hakanen , Karoline Hofslett Kopperud , and Lisa Vivoll Straum

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2008

ISBN: 9789289315845

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Positive Psychology, Human Life, Organisational Psychology, Positive Factors at Work, Positive Approach, Nordic Welfare

Positive psychology investigates the positive aspects of human life. Positive psychologists contend that it is difficult to understand the factors that create health, balance and meaningful lives through studying s...

PGD and Embryo Selection
			: Report from an International Conference on Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis and Embryo Selection

PGD and Embryo Selection : Report from an International Conference on Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis and Embryo Selection »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2006

ISBN: 9789289312592

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Prenatal Screening Technologies, HLA-identical Embryo as Identified by PGD, Gisela Dahlquist, Mette Hartlev, Moral Deliberations, Genetic Diagnosis for Elective Sex Selection

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 fro...

Sustainable Development of Food Safety
			:  - new bearings in the Nordic countries

Sustainable Development of Food Safety : - new bearings in the Nordic countries »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Lulu CH Krüger , Bente Fabech , Franklín Georgsson , Jørn Gry , Brynjulf Melhuus , Jan Movitz , Sigurður Örn Hansson , and Harriet Wallin

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2004

ISBN: 9789289310338

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Strategy Development Goals, Animal Health, Food Safety and Pathogenic Microorganisms, Restrict Chemical Contaminants, Natural Inherent Toxicants, Nutrition and Health

The Nordic countries, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden published a strategy for sustainable developments for 2001-2004. The strategy for 2005-2008 has 10 goals and some selected indicators. The 10 goals...