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WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY 2016: Tourism needs to become more environmentally friendly, too!
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Vienna, 1 June 2016

1.184 billion tourist arrivals world-wide. The current statistics of the International Tourism Organization (UNWTO) reveal the growth of international tourist arrivals and income from tourism. The tourism industry is pleased, but such growth has an enormous ecological impact on our planet; especially air traffic contributes greatly to climate change. Naturefriends International demands that all parties involved act responsibly: tourism industry, political decision-makers and travellers.

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30 YEARS AFTER CHERNOBYL: HIGH TIME FOR A SUSTAINABLE ENERGY TRANSITION IN EUROPE!
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Vienna, 21st April 2016

On the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster, Naturefriends International demands the active implementation of a sustainable energy transition in Europe. Important instruments are the introduction of CO2 taxes and true-cost pricing for nuclear power plants.

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Human Rights in Tourism: Identifying and overcoming challenges
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A practical dialogue on current assessments from Mexico, Vietnam, and Myanmar

Berlin, 8 March 2016

At ITB the Roundtable Human Rights in Tourism gathers for the first time world leaders in Human Rights Impact Assessments in tourism. Through its panel discussion it will enable mutual learning and exchange within the sector.

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European coalition wants EU leaders to live up to their Paris commitments
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EU Coalition for Higher Ambition

A major new coalition of businesses, cities, trade unions and NGOs, are calling on EU leaders to act on the Paris Agreement and ensure that EU climate policies are coherent with its goals.

The new informal Coalition for Higher Ambition is an unprecedented gathering of stakeholders standing together to influence Heads of State and Ministers ahead of the 4 March Environment Council and the 17-18th March European Council – the largest and most diverse such grouping in Europe, on this topic.

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RESPECT CHILDRENS´ RIGHTS – IN TOURISM TOO!
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New Short Video of Naturefriends International & ECPAT Austria published!

Vienna, 18 february 2016

In many countries, children have to work in tourism – often long hours or even at night. In some destinations it is common that children are sexually exploited by tourists. Even child trafficking can take place in tourism destinations. This exploitation clearly violates international law.
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