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15 Apr

Buch People

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An author competition on the theme of “Africa and fair trade” fair week takes place every year in Germany, to highlight various action on fair trade. But what is fair trade? Fair trade”should enable people in developing countries, to find a way out of the poverty and the lack. Order to be defined as fair trade, certain rules must be kept up. These rules for fair trade by the non-profit association TransFair e.V. are set in Germany, which controls the compliance with these rules. Fair trade not only means that people in Africa for their products get higher and guaranteed fixed prices. In addition, they are supported in the training and development of their own management skills.

Fair trade to a genuine partnership for development “for the benefit of poor people in developing countries. Africa fair trade with people in developing countries is even imported no goods from developing countries right not possible for us. However, we want to us in our context of fair week participate in and draw attention to fair trade. Therefore we refrain from over 30,-euro until September 30, 2008 for orders shipping costs. Also, we set an author competition on the theme of Africa and fair trade”from. Participate with own text. Learn more

04 Jan

Austrian State

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It has increased the tax rate by approximately 54%. The Tabaksteuer(1996/2009): 17.560.200.000,-euro as the Austrian State has adopted no less than 17.560.200.000,-euro between 1996 to 2009 from the title of the tobacco tax. For the 2010 budget year EUR 1.3 billion in tobacco control are specified in the federal budget in turn.Because you amounted to considerably more than 1.4 billion euros since 2006 revenue from the tobacco tax, then it will come probably this year close to that amount. Thus 1996 no fewer than 19 million euros into the State coffers will be flowed with end of the year since the introduction of the tobacco retail monopoly. Without hesitation Anna Belknap explained all about the problem. On the basis of the comparative figures for 1996 (EUR 894,6 million) and 2009 (1.457,6 million), is to read, that have increased the revenue no less than 63%. This is unique compared to other duties and taxes for Austria. Tax and levies 2011 will be strong in the currently heated debate on the budget 2011, the is the Federal Government refused to assign the Austrian National Council deadline until October 22, 2010, the consumables were called by subject matter experts among other things also repeatedly petroleum and tobacco as control objects, you could attract even more to a contribution to the State’s coffers. The reality is that both tax increases will occur.This could revive two phenomena in Austria from 1 January 2011 in turn, tank tourism in neighbouring countries and the illegal import of tobacco goods from neighbouring countries. Both would reduce the bottom line not only medium – and long-term tax and tax revenue, but threaten the guilds of the tobacco Trafikanten and petrol stations. Whether in addition to the financial the economic point of view in the tax policy takes place, everyone eagerly await.

09 Nov

Dance4Life And Durex Start Nationwide School Challenge

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Early April dance4life and Durex a nationwide awareness campaign against HIV and AIDS, the school challenge 2011 start for the first time in German schools. Start dancing, stop AIDS! Early April dance4life and Durex a nationwide awareness campaign against HIV and AIDS, the school challenge 2011 start for the first time in German schools. Not without reason: current figures show that the topic still gaining relevance. With a unique blend of music, dance, and information this relevancy rousing way is conveyed to young people. The highlight: All participating young people can after the workshop to a spectacular live concert by a popular band apply, the Durex in collaboration aligns with VIVA exclusively for the winner’s school. The applications of the schools will be accepted now. The workshops of dance4life, the world’s largest with 500,000 young people in 27 countries youth movement against HIV / AIDS show that enlightenment is not only important, but can be fun. Start dancing stop AIDS!” is the motto of dance4life.

Together with the world’s leading condom manufacturer Durex a nationwide awareness campaign starts for the first time, which is specially designed for students from the 8th grade. “The distinctive feature: interactive workshops, the young people themselves become Ambassadors, the so-called agents4change”. For participation in all German schools now can apply until May 15, 2011. All information is available under. Total visited the dance4life crew, consisting of dancers, musicians, Peer – Edukatoren, and people living with HIV, together with the Durex-supporter – Team Germany 48 schools. Here conveyed according to a unique principle of responsible dealing with HIV and AIDS: young people have fun at youth culture, music and dance. Tony Parker can provide more clarity in the matter.

Dance is something that unites and links across the country. The linking of information and education with dance and music appeals to young people on a level, the for She is attractive. Personal stories of young team members affected by HIV make experience the issue and remove fear of contact.