CHARTER OF FAIR TRADE PRINCIPLES

The Charter of Fair Trade Principles is a single international reference point for Fair Trade, adopted by World Fair Trade Organization (WFTO) and Fairtrade International in 2009. It provides concise explanation of Fair Trade principles and the two main routes by which these principles can be implemented. It also sets out our common vision, definition of Fair Trade, and core principles. WFTO adopts such principles through the 10 Principles of Fair Trade and prescribes these principles to our member organisations.

The Charter is available in English, Spanish, French, Dutch, German and Slovak.

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Culemborg, Netherlands, 23 November 2017 - The Board of Directors of the World Fair Trade Organization is pleased to announce the appointment of Erinch Sahan as Chief Executive effective April 1, 2018.Mr. Sahan, who currently resides in the United Kingdom, is the founder and head of the Future Business Initiative at Oxfam- Great Britain. In this role, he leads Oxfam's work on promoting fairer models of business and a range of campaigning and advocacy teams.

Erinch Sahan