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The Fair Trade International Symposium Steering Group (SG) invites applications from institutions interested to host the next Fair Trade International Symposium.

Small-scale farmers must be supported in the fight against climate change

The International Fair Trade Movement today called on the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) to introduce transparent, fair and binding mechanisms for trade justice in order to achieve climate justice in their negotiations at COP24. 

Across the globe there exists an endless supply of conscious products created as either a means to lift communities out of a cycle of exploitation or to set an example for sustainable and fair business practice.

Poverty-busting through Fair Trade Enterprises

Poverty in a world of plenty is hard to stomach. But sadly, hundreds of millions of people across the world are trapped in extreme poverty. And last year, the number of people going hungry rose to 821 million. The world economy is failing too many.

Many people use the term “fair trade”, but what does it actually mean?

Join the global launch of the most imp

Imagining a world of Fair Trade enterprises. Fair Trade enterprises are both viable and desirable. Fair Trade has pioneered models of business that put people and planet first. Fair Trade enterprises prioritise the mission but are commercially viable. Fair Trade enterprises are the alternative to profit maximisation. 

Ed Mayo from Co-operatives UK and Erinch Sahan from the World Fair Trade Organization make a call for change

Calling online superheroes!

In the lead up to the World Fair Trade Day on 12 May 2018, we are running a social media action to promote fair consumption through the message

There are so many reasons to celebrate gender equality on Women’s Day, 8 March 2018!

Forty-four (44) member Fair Trade organisations of WFTO will be exhibiting new ranges of Fair Trade products at Ambiente Messe Frankfurt.

WEAN Multipurpose Cooperative (Nepal) won the grand prize of the 2017 Mohammed Islam Design Awards.

Appointment of Erinch Sahan as Chief Executive.

Live fair, beat poverty!

The Call for Papers is open for the Fair Trade International Symposium , which will take place on 26-28 June 2018 in Portsmouth (UK).