To make a sustainable future possible we need a better understanding of our system Earth. At Utrecht University we bring together sustainability research ranging from single molecules to complete planets in a focus on water, energy and a healthy environment. By bundling our expertise we develop integral solutions for sustainability issues, providing knowledge to contribute to a better future for our next generations.
The UN General Assembly has identified solidarity as one of the fundamental and universal values that should underlie relations between peoples in the 21rst century, and in that regard decided to proclaim 20 December of each year International Human Solidarity Day.
As part of UN Millenium Development goals, on the 17th of October we celebrate the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty.
The Sustainable Food Supply Foundation is organising a conference on Sustainable World Food Supply in cooperation with embassies, farmers organisations and governmental representatives of European, Asian, African and Latin American countries, the United Nations, the World Bank, the IFAP, scientific institutes and other organisations.
For the first time the Brighton Fashion Week will fully focus on sustainable fashion.
Brighton Fashion Week offers a fresh approach to promote sustainability within the fashion industry. The aim is to encourage as many excellent quality innovative sustainable fashion brands to showcase at the event as possible and showcase the very best in sustainable fashion.
Want to learn more about who and what is behind our clothes?
Come to our event organised on the 14th of October 2015 in Brussels during the Belgian Fair Trade Week!
Students and all those interested in the topic will have the opportunity to discuss the main problems and solutions with actors involved in the fight for a fairer textile supply chain.
WFTO-Europe’s main partners for this project are:
WFTO joins the Anti-Poverty Week global observance (11-17 October 2015) with the theme “Break the Chains of Poverty, Be an Agent for Change,” which will culminate on 17 October – the UN International Day for the Eradication of Poverty. WFTO believes that Fair Trade is a tangible contribution to eradicating poverty.
The Forum is an activity within the Swedish Fair Trade Network in collaboration with a Fair Trade City. Uppsala, that became a Fair Trade City earlier this year, takes this opportunity to educate its citizens and its large student population about Fair Trade and at the same time welcoming consumers and people from the Fair Trade movement across the country.