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Information provided according to Sec. 5 German Telemedia Act (TMG):

forum for international development + planning (finep)
Plochinger Str. 6
73730 Esslingen


Represented by:
Board of Directors: Petra Schmettow und Ralph Griese

Telephone: +49 711/ 93 27 68 - 0
Telefax: +49 711/ 93 27 68 - 99
Email: info@finep.org


Register entry:
Entry in the Vereinsregister.
Registering court: Amtsgericht Stuttgart
Registration number: VR 211690
Responsible for contents acc. to Sec. 55, para. 2 German Federal Broadcasting Agreement (RstV): Ralph Griese


Dispute resolution
We do not take part in online dispute resolutions at consumer arbitration boards.


Liability for Contents
As service providers, we are liable for own contents of these websites according to Sec. 7, paragraph 1
German Telemedia Act (TMG). However, according to Sec. 8 to 10 German Telemedia Act (TMG),
service providers are not obligated to permanently monitor submitted or stored information or to search for evidences that indicate illegal activities.
Legal obligations to removing information or to blocking the use of information remain unchallenged. In this case, liability is only possible at the time of knowledge about a specific violation of law. Illegal
contents will be removed immediately at the time we get knowledge of them.


Liability for Links
Our offer includes links to external third party websites. We have no influence on the contents of those websites, therefore we cannot guarantee for those contents. Providers or administrators of linked
websites are always responsible for their own contents. The linked websites had been checked for possible violations of law at the time of the establishment of the link. Illegal contents were not detected at the time of the linking. A permanent monitoring of the contents of linked websites cannot be imposed without reasonable indications that there has been a violation of law. Illegal links will be removed immediately at the time we get knowledge of them.


Contents and compilations published on these websites by the providers are subject to German copyright laws. Reproduction, editing, distribution as well as the use of any kind outside the scope of the copyright law require a written permission of the author or originator. Downloads and copies of these websites are permitted for private use only.
The commercial use of our contents without permission of the originator is prohibited.
Copyright laws of third parties are respected as long as the contents on these websites do not originate
from the provider. Contributions of third parties on this site are indicated as such. However, if you notice any violations of copyright law, please inform us. Such contents will be removed immediately.


sources of the photos used in this databse:


© Africa Studio, Gino Santa Maria – fotolia


other photos:

© helix, axway, orelphoto, Minerva Studio, corepics - fotolia

© SXC – Photos by Muris Kuloglija Kula, Sebastian Stefanov, L N, Jakub Krechowicz. Carol O'Driscoll, Caroline Hoos, Thoursie, Jean Scheije, Marcelo Moura, Lotus Head, Ali Taylor, Michal Zacharzewski, Marcello eM, gerard79, Afonso Lima, pascal79, gemarijo,  Alessandro Paiva, omar franco, Jan Stastny, Philippe Ramakers, Stephen Stacey,  ugur can, Gabriella Fabbri, Benjamin Earwicker, Roman Ploj,

© Alexfiodorov 2009, Claudio Sepulveda Geoffroy, mconnors, Robert Kneschke (www.robertkneschke.de), Sergejs Rahunoks @ Yeko Photo Studio, Diego Cervo, Karl-Heinz Laube / pixelio