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UNESCO conference in Berlin adopts roadmap to clean up sport and make it accessible for all

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The Berlin Declaration emphasizes that sport is a fundamental right for all, regardless of ethnic origin, gender, age, impairment, cultural and social background, economic resources or sexual orientation. It also underscores the threat to the integrity of sport from transnational organized crime, doping, the manipulation of sports competitions and corruption, which, like sport itself, has become a global phenomenon. “These are not just legal issues,” said UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova in her opening address to the conference on Wednesda... Read More »

Deutsche Post DHL makes Bonn a model city for carbon-free delivery vehicles

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Deutsche Post DHL is switching to electric vehicles for its delivery services in Bonn and the surrounding region, making the city the first location in Germany with a carbon-free vehicle concept. In an initial phase, 79 vehicles will be put into service by the end of the year in Bonn and the surrounding area for the parcel delivery and the combined mail and parcel delivery. The pilot project sees about 141 electric vehicles on the road by 2016, then resulting in decreased CO2 emissions of over 500 tons per year. Even at the start of the project... Read More »

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