Heinz Fischer honoured for his merits in support of the Naturefriends Movement
Heinz Fischer a. Manfred Pils (r.) Photo: Peter Lechner
A few days ago, Dr. Heinz Fischer, President of Austria and Naturefriend, was presented with the Alois Rohrauer Commemorative Pin by NFI President Manfred Pils, in appreciation of services rendered to the Naturefriends movement.
World’s leading travel trade show ITB Berlin signs commitment on human rights
On 7 March 2014, ITB Berlin signed the Commitment on Human Rights in Tourism in the frame of ITB CSR Day in Berlin. This commitment was developed by the Roundtable Human Rights in Tourism as a management standard for the travel industry and was presented together with an implementation guideline to the international public.
A guide through the tourism label jungle – updated and extended
The updated edition of the popular booklet „A guide through the tourism label jungle“will be presented at the world´s leading travel fair ITB in Berlin on 8 March 2014. It was edited by the Working Group on Tourism & Development (arbeitskreis tourismus & entwicklung - akte), ECOTRANS e.V., Bread for the World – Tourism Watch and Naturefriends International (NFI).
Naturefriends call on the European Commission for a robust regulation for shale gas and oil exploration and extraction and demand an EU-wide ban! Vienna, 22 January 2014 The European Commission has, today, published its long-awaited proposal on shale gas.