July 2022 issue.
BERLIN SUMMIT UPDATES
Time is running out to buy tickets for the biggest gathering of Fair Trade supporters and entrepreneurs! Buy your tickets before 31 July 2022 and join us to shape the future of Fair Trade.
Among the different networking sessions, skill-enhancing workshops and talks with Fair Trade leaders, we are also inviting you to the Fashion Expo and Fair Trade Fair:
- The Fashion Expo on Tuesday the 22nd of August, is an event open to the broader public where you will get the chance to meet the designers and makers. This will also give you and opportunity to see what the future of sustainable fashion looks like.
The Fair Trade Fair from the 23rd to the 24th of August, is where Fair Trade Entrepreneurs will be showcasing their products and it will allow you to network and build meaningful partnerships.
Artisanal, minimalistic and ethical – this is what these Beyond Beautiful products are all about!
Soap N Scent
Lather on deeply nourishing handmade shampoo bars and conditioners by Soap N Scent! Let's cleanse your skin without compromising your values. Produced with no parabens, sulphates nor sylicons, these shampoos and conditioners are the perfect addition to your wellness routine. Bonus point: their packaging is also plastic free!
These shell shaped holders are handmade and one of a kind. Perfect catch-all, Undugu’s holders are made of soapstone, and they are the perfect addition to your house as jewellery holders in the bedroom or bathroom.
FAIR TRADE SHOP: ASSOCIATION FOR CRAFTS PRODUCERS (NEPAL)
This month we are taking you to Nepal and introducing you to ACP (Association for Craft Producers). ACP is a WFTO Guaranteed member that blends traditional craft with modern design and technology to suit market trends. For buyers' specific requests, they offer a flexible program that encourages creative collaboration! Click on the video above to learn more about this special Fair Trade Enterprise!
THE FAIR TRADE ADVOCACY MARATHON IS BACK!
After two years of online meetings due to the Covid pandemic, the FTAO has decided to organise a Fair Trade Advocacy Marathon again from the 10th to the 12th of October in Brussels. This marathon will include external advocacy meetings (e.g. Fair Trade breakfast with Members of the European Parliament) and also brainstorm, coordination and capacity-building activities for the Fair Trade movement actors active in political advocacy. If you have questions, contact Paola Plaku (firstname.lastname@example.org).
CHECK OUR ANNUAL REPORT FOR 2021!
Our Annual Report for the year 2021 has been published! Read more about our involvement in 2021 campaigns, projects, strategic partnerships, and our 2021 results. Click here to read our full report. Feel free to share it with your broader network so they’ll see that you are part of an international movement!
PROJECT OFFICER VACANCY
We are looking for a new Project Officer to join our team in Culemborg, The Netherlands (deadline: 22 of July 2022). Read more about the application requirements here and feel free to share it with potential candidates.