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COMPACT PLAYERS & ORGANISATIONS German National Tourist Board For over 60 years the German National Tourist Board (DZT) has been working internationally on behalf of the Federal Government to promote Germany as a travel destination. In 2016, the DZT is focussing on the theme year “The Fascination of a Nature Holiday in Germany – Nature and National Parks”. → germany.travel German Wine Institute The German Wine Institute (DWI) is the German Olympic Sports Confederation German wine industry’s communications and The German Olympic Sports Confederation marketing arm. Its main task is to promote (DOSB) is the umbrella organisation of German the quality and sales of German wine. sport. It has more than 28 million members → deutscheweine.de in around 91,000 sports clubs. → dosb.de Gut leben in Deutschland In 2015, the Federal government launched a German Football Association dialogue with the people in Germany about With 6.85 million members, the German Foot- their view of the quality of life in the country. ball Association (DFB) is the world’s largest In events up and down the country and online national sports federation – and the only foot- it discusses matters directly with citizens, so ball association where both the men’s and as in future to be able to gear its action more the women’s team have won the World Cup. specifically to what is important to the people → dfb.de in Germany. → gut-leben-in-deutschland.de International Sports Promotion International Sports Promotion has been part of the Federal Republic of Germany’s cultural relations and education activities abroad since 1961. Since then it has supported 1,400 short and long-term projects in over 100 developing countries. It primarily promotes women’s, disabled, and youth sports, to help integration. → sport.diplo.de DIGITAL PLUS More information about all the topics in the chapter – annotated link lists, articles, documents; plus more detailed information about terms such as German cuisine, wines from Germany, Bauhaus architecture, wellness holidays in Germany. → tued.net/en/dig8