EU action against  rare diseases
14 Sep 2018 – 16:21 | No Comment

Though individual rare diseases (RDs) affect less than five in every 10,000 people, the aggregate number of individuals suffering from a rare disease is estimated to be nearly 400 million worldwide. The lack of efficient …

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Substantial changes are finally under way in the Swedish gambling sector
13 Nov 2017 – 14:41
Substantial changes are finally under way in the Swedish gambling sector

As several European countries are expected to re-regulate their gambling markets or at least to inch closer to doing so, Christofer Fjellner MEP writes about substantial changes that are underway in the Swedish online gambling …

The Swedish Maritime Code and the Implementation of International Treaties
05 Mar 2014 – 12:27
The Swedish Maritime Code and the Implementation of International Treaties

By Måns Jacobsson, Former Director, International Oil Pollution Compensation Funds
 Swedish legislation in the field of maritime law has since the late 1900s been developed in close co-operation with the other Nordic countries. As a result, there …

Integrated Flood-Risk Management in Sweden
05 Mar 2014 – 11:51 One Comment
Integrated Flood-Risk Management in Sweden

By Åse Johannessen and Jakob Granit
Even though catastrophic flood events, like those experienced in downstream countries such as Bangladesh or the Netherlands, do not happen in Sweden, not investing in flood preparedness does carry significant …

Development of Smart Grid and Smart Meters – the Swedish Experience
25 Nov 2013 – 16:26
Development of Smart Grid and Smart Meters – the Swedish Experience

By Karin Widegren, Director of the National Co-ordination Council for Smart Grids in Sweden

The Swedish electricity market was deregulated in 1996, since when electricity trading and generation have been open to competition, while network operations …