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Regional Economic Outlook, October 2016, Middle East and Central Asia

The MCD REO provides forecasts as to the economic outlook over 6 to 12 months of its publication date for the Middle East and Central Asia region.

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.

Indicators for the Information Society in the Baltic Region
			: Action Line 6

Indicators for the Information Society in the Baltic Region : Action Line 6 »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2005

ISBN: 9789289312356

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, NeDAP, Internet Applications, Eskills and Elearning, Eindicators, Eenvironment, Einclusion

The Northern e-Dimension Action Plan - NeDAP - 2005-06 was adopted by the Heads of Government of the Council of the Baltic Sea States during the 5th Baltic Sea States Summit in June 2004, and by the Nordic Council...

Intra-Nordic Barriers to Seafood Trade

Intra-Nordic Barriers to Seafood Trade »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2007

ISBN: 9789289315180

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Fish Industry Associations, Seafood Trade, Nordic Trade in Fishery Products, European Free Trade Association, Identifying Possible Trade Barriers, European Economic Area

A working group consisting of representatives of fish industry associations of the Nordic countries has examined the seafood trade patterns in the Nordic countries with the objective of identifying possible trade b...

Evaluation and control of occupational health risks from nanoparticles

Evaluation and control of occupational health risks from nanoparticles »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2007

ISBN: 9789289315630

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Rapid Growth, Nanoparticle Industry, Nordic Countries, Engineering Techniques, Welding Fume, Carbon Black

Rapid growth in the nanoparticle industry is anticipated in the Nordic countries owing to highly focused national research and investment initiatives. Knowledge on consequences for occupational exposures to enginee...

Workshop on Review and Assessment of European Air Pollution Policies

Workshop on Review and Assessment of European Air Pollution Policies »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2005

ISBN: 9789289311632

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, European Policies, Air Pollution Strategy, Swedish Research Programme, Nordic Council of Ministers, EU CAFE programme, CLRTAP

The development of European policies on air pollution prevention is currently in an intensive phase. The European Commission Clean Air for Europe (CAFE) programme is preparing an air pollution strategy and the Conv...

Baltic Sea Region Co-operation on Sustainable Urban heritage Management
			: Activities of the working group Sustainable Historic Towns 2001-2002

Baltic Sea Region Co-operation on Sustainable Urban heritage Management : Activities of the working group Sustainable Historic Towns 2001-2002 »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2005

ISBN: 9789289309646

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Urban Heritage Management, Sustainable Historic Towns, Regional and Local Authorities, Management and Good Practices, Participation with National, Monitoring Group on Cultural Heritage

Urbanisation is considered to be one of the most important challenges of the 21st century, affecting also the authorities working with urban heritage conservation. Indicators for sustainable development for Urban H...

Political Consumerism: Its Motivations, Power, and Conditions in the Nordic Countries and Elsewhere
			: Proceedings from the 2nd International Seminar on Political Consumerism, Oslo August 26 - 29, 2004

Political Consumerism: Its Motivations, Power, and Conditions in the Nordic Countries and Elsewhere : Proceedings from the 2nd International Seminar on Political Consumerism, Oslo August 26 - 29, 2004 »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2005

ISBN: 9789289311298

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Political Consumerism, Analyzing Characteristics, Observation that Consumer Choice, Environmental Responsibility, Global Solidarity, Motivations to Express

The concept of political consumerism draws on the observation that consumer choice and the rising politics of products is an increasingly important form of political participation, especially with regard to such is...

Reference conditions and EQOs for aquatic vegetation and macrozoobenthos

Reference conditions and EQOs for aquatic vegetation and macrozoobenthos »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Alf B. Josefsson , Karsten Dahl , Jesper H. Andersen , Jan Karlsson , Jens Kjerulf Petersen , Lars-Ove Loo , Jan Magnusson , Frithjof Moy , Per Nilsson , and Ole Schou Hansen

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2006

ISBN: 9789289312905

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Methodological Approach, Ecosystems, Aquatic Vegetation, Macrozoobenthos, Empirical Models, Anthropogenic

Development of a methodological approach to define and characterise type areas of selected elements of the ecosystems in the open parts of the Skagerrak and Kattegat. The selected elements are aquatic vegetation on...

Macroeconomic Framework Conditions and the Management of Research and Development in the Nordic Countries

Macroeconomic Framework Conditions and the Management of Research and Development in the Nordic Countries »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Svend E. Hougaard Jensen , Svend Jespersen , and Per Svejstrup Hansen

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2005

ISBN: 9789289312448

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Nordic Economies, Nordic Countries, Nordic Council of Ministers, Research and Development, Macroeconomic Framework, Danish Presidency

Research and development are often singled out as one of the key drivers of growth in the Nordic economies. However, there appears to be only limited knowledge about how the framework conditions for private sector...

The Valuation of Habitats for Conservation
			: Concepts, methods and applications

The Valuation of Habitats for Conservation : Concepts, methods and applications »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Erik Aude , Harald Bratli , Rasmus Ejrnæs , Jaan Liira , Bettina Nygaard , Roar Skovlund Poulsen , and Odd Stabbetorp

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2005

ISBN: 9789289311328

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Project on Increasing Societal Demands, Overall Conservation of Naturalness, Assessment of Nature Quality, Conservation Biology, Criteria for Conservation, Quality Assessments

This report summarises the work carried out in the last two years of a four-year project funded by Nordic Council of Ministers. The objective of the project was to develop concepts and methods for assessment of nat...

Handling and assessment of leachates from municipal solid waste landfills in the Nordic countries

Handling and assessment of leachates from municipal solid waste landfills in the Nordic countries »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Ketil Harstad

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2007

ISBN: 9789289314480

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, EU-legislation, Landfill Directive, National Leachate Monitoring Guidelines, European Legislation, Minimum Requirement Monitoring Program, Nordic Council of Ministers

EU-legislation, in particular the Landfill Directive, requires environmental monitoring of landfills, both pre- and post closure. In this report a comparison is given on national leachate monitoring guidelines in N...