Consumer policy in the Baltic and Nordic countries

report from the Nordic-Baltic Consumer Conference in Pärnu, May 10-15, 1992. by Nordic-Baltic Consumer Conference (1992 PaМ€rnu, Estonia)

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers in Copenhagen

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Edition Notes

SeriesNordiske seminar- og arbejdsrapporter,, 1993:579
LC ClassificationsHC243.Z9A-Z.C63 IN PROCESS 1992
The Physical Object
Pagination186 p. :
Number of Pages186
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL907592M
ISBN 109291203076
LC Control Number95201834

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Nordic countries are to deepen co-operation in economic and defence issues as they face greater regional uncertainty because of a perceived threat from Russia and questions over US and UK security. They form the historical core of the Muslim community in the Baltic States, Belarus and Poland where Muslims are few in number compared with those in other parts of the European Union and in Russia. including the diverse immigrant Muslim groups in the Nordic countries that border the Baltic Sea: Finland, Sweden and Denmark. This book is.   HELSINKI (AP) — A Baltic Sea ferry with passengers and a crew of 98 run aground in heavy storm winds Saturday in the Aland Islands archipelago between Finland and .   A view of the Viking Line cruise ship Viking Grace, run aground with passengers on board, south of Mariehamn, Finland, Saturday, Nov. 21, A Baltic .

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The Nordic-Baltic region has become highly integrated. The Nordic countries have been successful in balancing competitiveness and economic growth with social inclusiveness, while the Baltic States have grown economically but remain vulnerable with weak social systems and highly unequal income : Hilmar Þór Hilmarsson.

The high wages, together with a number of other factors, thus enabled an early consumer revolution at least in this part of the Baltic. Discover the world's research 17+ million membersAuthor: Klas Rönnbäck. The Nordic-Baltic region has become highly integrated.

The Nordic countries have been successful in balancing competitiveness and economic growth with social inclusiveness, while the Baltic States have grown economically but remain vulnerable with weak social systems and highly unequal income distribution.

European Union (EU) membership and inter-linkages with the continental Nordic banking. Bjarköy, T. F., ‘Consumers Rights Access to Justice’, in Stø, E. (ed.), Consumer Policy in the Nordic and Baltic Countries (Copenhagen: Nordic Council of Ministries, ).

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Speaker: Hilmar Þór Hilmarsson, professor at the University of Akureyri. The seminar will be in English. The Baltic Assembly and the Nordic Council strengthen the interaction between legislative and executive branches in order to better represent common regional interests, develop more comprehensive and inclusive regional cooperation as well as expand borders of cooperation and raise the Baltic–Nordic profile in international forums.

Nordic Baltic Policy Statement. We launched the Nordic Baltic Policy Statement in March to frame our engagement with Nordic and Baltic countries, and to promote greater bilateral policy sharing and exchange.

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The Baltic region (Baltic States) is one of the main destination for Nordic used textiles and plays an important role in the Nordic circular economy. By improving knowledge and capacity on collection, reuse and recycling of textiles in the Baltic region can help ensure that the Nordic region also contributes to rather than inhibits circular.

The health-related effects of the Nordic diet remain mostly unidentified. We created a Baltic Sea Diet Score (BSDS) for epidemiological research to indicate adherence to a healthy Nordic diet.

Promote policy exchange during Scottish Government policy development. Within the Scottish Government, the Nordic Policy Network promotes engagement across policy areas with the Nordic countries. Officials have worked to promote the network as a platform for knowledge exchange and to promote best practice examples from Nordic countries.

The Nordic-Baltic region has basic characteristics that underpin a relatively high level of regional cohesion and provide a platform for expanded regional collaboration.

Nordic-Baltic countries share geographic proximity, which has helped to foster a high level of social, economic, political, and cultural interaction. Nordic countries comprise Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Finland and Iceland. All these countries extend at Europe’s northern tip, above 55° of latitude.

Only the Baltic countries, along with Scotland and Northern Russia lie so far north in Europe. They. Co-operation between the Nordic Council and the Baltic Assembly. The Nordic Council (NC), established inis an organization for parliamentary co-operation among the Nordic countries, which involves members of parliament delegated by the five Nordic countries (Denmark, Iceland, Norway, Finland and Sweden) and three autonomous territories (Aland Islands, Faroe Islands and.

Oct. alcohol policy trends were analysed in depth in the annual conference “Alcohol, Drugs and Media Scene” of the Nordic Alcohol and Drug Policy Network (NordAN) in Helsinki.

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Urban landscape of Nordic countries is dominated by the respective capital cities of Sweden, Norway, Finland, and Denmark. For example, the size of consumer markets (as measured by total annual household disposable income) of the capital cities was as much as three to five times as large as the second largest cities in the respective country.

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In addition, the study will shed light on the level of consumer satisfaction with the services, the information accessible, and on consumer perceptions about their possibilities for complaint.

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the use of economic instruments in Nordic environmental policy (previ-ous editions:,). The present report continues this practice but the scope is extended. The application of economic instruments is not only presented for the five Nordic countries, but also for the three Baltic countries (part I of the re-port).Northern Europe is a loosely defined geographical region in er definitions may describe Northern Europe as being roughly north of the southern coast of the Baltic Sea, which is about 54°N, or may be based on other geographical factors such as climate and ecology.A broader definition would include the area of Europe north of the Alps (but excluding Eastern Europe).The Baltic states are three countries of north-eastern Europe, on the eastern shore of the Baltic three small countries have a long interesting history, and an impressive cultural heritage dating back to the Hanseatic region'skm 2 are home to million people, nearly half of them in Lithuania.

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