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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.

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Winners of the 2017 Mohammed Islam Design Awards



The Nativity Set of felt material by WEAN Multipurpose Cooperative (Nepal) won the grand prize of the 2017 Mohammed Islam Design Awards, held on the last day of the WFTO Conference in Delhi, India, on 13 November 2017. The design won in the Best New Christmas Decoration category and was un...

Anti Poverty Week, 15-21 October 2017



Live fair, beat poverty! Fair consumers are key to poverty eradication. They support the work of producers, workers and fair trading enterprises in seeking trade justice and a sustainable trading system....

World Fair Trade Tartan production in Cambodia began



The production of World Fair Trade Tartan in Cambodia has begun after it was presented last 13 May 2017 during the World Fair Trade Day. Eve Broadis of Fair Trade Scotland Limited visited the workshop site and meet the artisans of Villageworks Songkhem, guaranteed Fair Trade Organisation, ...

World Fair Trade Tartan Registered for World Fair Trade Day a...



Tartan design will be given to WFTO members The first ever World Fair Trade tartan has been created to celebrate Scotland’s Fair Trade Nation status and will be presented to President WFTO Rudi Dalvai and Scottish Government, Minister for International Development, Alasdair Allan for Wor...

World Fair Trade Day 2017 - How to get involved



Calling Fair Trade superheroes!Already enjoying Fair Trade chocolates, tea or coffee or a proud owner of a beautiful piece of Fair Trade handicraft? Give back the love to the makers of your favourite Fair Trade products through a group SELFIE!This is your chance to be part of the Fair Tra...

Press Release: International Women's Day 2017



7 March 20017, Culemborg, The Netherlands - The fight for gender equality at workplaces is far from over. The recent reports by UN Women show that women in economic activities continue to suffer various forms of discrimination and unequal treatment. They also highlight that their labour fo...