World Fair Trade Week 2015

23 May 2015


The World Fair Trade Week is a biennial event initiated by WFTO, taking place from 23 to 31 May 2015.

 

The first World Fair Trade Week was held in Rio de Janeiro in May 2013 and this year it will be held in Milan, Italy.  

According to the mayor of Milan - proud host of the 2015 Fair Trade Week - “Fair Trade represents a real economic revolution.” 

The organisers are excited that this years celebration will be held in Milan. Alessandro Franceschini, President of AGICES, explained that this will be a great opportunity for Italy to propose Fair Trade as a new solution to the current economic climate, a possibility to strengthen the solidarity economy and drive social justice within Italy and Europe. AGICES is co-organising the event with WFTO.

WFTO CE Natália Leal and numerous WFTO Members from all over the world will attend the WFTO Milan Conference 2015, happening during the Fair Trade Week. 

Highlights of the event: 

  • 13th biennial Conference of WFTO (from 25th to 26th May)
  • 5th Fair Trade International Symposium
  • International Fair Trade Fair
  • Fair Trade fashion show
  • Fair cooking events
  • and many more!

For more information please visit: http://www.worldfairtradeweek.org