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16.-19. Sep. 2019

Fair Trade Summit

WFTO Event

Join the Global
Fair Trade Community

The Fair Trade movement gathers 16th - 19th of September, in Lima, Peru. The leaders, practitioners and innovators of the Fair Trade movement will convene to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the WFTO and explore the future of Fair Trade.

The WFTO Summit is the largest global gathering of organisations representing the Fair Trade supply chain, from producers to exporters, importers, wholesalers and retailers. It is the only international event that brings those diverse groups of dedicated fair traders and the broader movement in one place.

Opening Ceremony (16th of September)

The opening ceremony of the Fair Trade Summit will take place in the evening of the 16th of September. 

Innovation for a fair future (17-18th of September)

The summit will focus on innovation across the Fair Trade movement, strengthening links between Fair Trade Enterprises and appealing to new buyers to embrace Fair Trade. The summit is co-organized by the Peruvian Members of WFTO, with Allpa, Manos Amigas, PERULAND and Raymisa, as the coordinators of the event.

Download the draft programme here.

WFTO General Meeting (19th of September)

The WFTO will hold its General Meeting on the 19th of September, immediately following the summit.

Highlights of the summit

  • 300+ Fair Trade leaders and buyers from across the world
  • Meet with dozens of importers and retailers (incl. beyond the WFTO community)
  • Programme focused on innovation in marketing, design and market access
  • Latest market insights and trends
  • House of Nations, exhibiting the best of Fair Trade from individual countries
 

About Peru

Come to Perú, and meet their people and their traditions. Enjoy the flavours of food and discover the wonderful cities of the coast, Andes and jungle of Perú.   

www.peru.travel/about-peru.aspx

https://peru.info/en-us/tourism/world-heritage

    

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Travel Information

Weather

The capital city of Lima, has four seasons. Average temperature is between 18°C and maximum 29°C. From July to November a minimum of 15°C and maximum 23°C. www.accuweather.com/es/pe/lima/264120/weather-forecast/264120

Currency

The national currency is Soles (S/.). You can easily change Euros or Dollars in sales tax money exchange houses or Banks, there is no additional fee paid for change. ATM’s can be found in many places, airport, malls and banks.

Airport

International Jorge Chavez Airport, located in Callao District

Venue

El Pueblo Resort and Convention Center

Residencial Las Torres de Santa Clara 1, Central highway  Km 10.5, Ate District

  • Distance from the airport to the venue by taxi: 31.4 km  ( 55 min)

Transport

In Lima, it is better to take a taxi to go out of the airport.  Before going out customs there are taxi services available. Uber also works. There is no metro line you can take to the venue.

Visa

Please make sure you will have a visa for Peru. To get a visa, please contact the Peruvian embassy in your country, or in your region.

Please do not hesitate to contact us, if you need support with your visa: zulma@wfto.com

This list shows which countries need a visa to come to Peru:

http://www.rree.gob.pe/servicioalciudadano/documents/visasxextranenero2012.pdf

 

Sponsors

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