The European Chapter of the World Fair Trade Organization
VOTE4FT-Advocating together for EU Fair Trade policies
VOTE4FT, the EC-EuropeAid funded project to which WFTO-Europe will be partner for next three years has started to unfold.
Uniting World Mayors for Fair Trade- FTAO press release on 'Fair Trade Beyond 2015' Campaign
The Fair Trade Advocacy Office, FTAO, has released this message yesterday (27 of May) from Rio de Janeiro regarding the on-going 'Fair Trade beyond 2015' Campaign and the support this important campaign is receiving from local authorities.
Many Mayors all over the world have already signed the 'Fair Trade beyond 2015' declaration and yesterday, on the launch of the 12th Biennial Conference of the World Fair Trade Organization (WFTO), the signatures of the supporting Mayors have been handed over to the Brazilian government Minister of Labour and Employment, Manoel Dias.
The Rio 2013 Fair Trade Week and the 12th WFTO Biennial Conference
The 12th Biennial Conference of the WFTO and the WFTO 2013 Annual General Meeting (AGM) will be held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. This edition of the Biennial Conference and the AGM will be part of a larger event: the Rio 2013 Fair Trade Week. The Rio Fair Trade Week will take place from the 26th to the 31st of May 2013. During this event, Rio will be nominated The Global Fair Trade Capital.
Fair Trade On The Agenda
[18 June 2013]
VOTE4FT- call for proposal
The Fair Trade Advocacy Office (FTAO) has opened a call for proposal for Fair Trade Organization to take part in the Vote4FT campaign, don't miss it!!!
[30 April 2013]
Bangladesh factory tragedy: Fair Trade Pioneers call for business to adopt best practice standards
Amid the recent factory tragedy in Bangladesh, Fair Trade pioneers have called for mainstream business to adopt best practice standards. On Wednesday (24 April) an eight-storey building, housing garment factories and shops, collapsed in Dhaka killing over 300 workers and injuring over 1600.
The recent collapse of a factory building is not isolated. CNN Reported that there are seven hundred workers have died in factory collapses and fires in Bangladesh in the last decade.
Read the full position of WFTO here.
[19 April 2013]
Hand in Hand for Fair Trade!
This year’s World Fair Trade Day theme is Fair Trade Relationships. Indeed, WFTO’s approach to Fair Trade is deeply grounded in the fair and sustainable trading practices of its member organisations. Truly Fair Trade relationships embody all the 10 Principles of Fair Trade.
In order to contribute to the promotion of these principles and participate in the celebrations of World Fair Trade Day 2013, we are launching a social media campaign inviting you to hold your hands for Fair Trade Relationships. Join in!
Take a photo of you, your group of friends, family or work colleagues holding hands, and imagine you extend your action to holding hands with people in the entire world! Just extend one hand, for another person to hold it. They will, in the collages we’ll create: 10 powerful compilations of images, each speaking for one of the 10 Principles of Fair Trade. And all together, for Fair Trade Relationships.
Fair Trade In Action
Get Involved In Fair Trade
[11 June 2013]
Job Opening at FTAO
The Fair Trade Advocacy Office is offering a job position as Project Coordinator for its office in Brussels!
[29 April 2013]
Join Us! Volunteer & Traineeships Opportunities
Professional Trainees & Volunteers: A Challenging First Step In Your Career!
[14 February 2013]
Testimonials From Some Of Our Previous Volunteers & Exchange Students