9th May 2018

Celebrate World Fair Trade Day

 

Saturday 12 May 2018

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This Saturday (12 May 2018) is World Fair Trade Day <https://scottishfairtradeforum.us1.list-manage.com/track/click?u=8e244cea8abeb68734b6b4d00&id=f1d031d2eb&e=e0dcc527ce> , a worldwide festival of events celebrating Fair Trade as a tangible contribution to sustainable development, especially the economic empowerment of small producers, gender equality in workplaces and responsible production practices. World Fair Trade Day is an initiative of the World Fair Trade Organization (WFTO).

 

This year's theme is "Live Fair, one product at a time." To participate, take a photo of yourself with a Fair Trade product, add a "Live Fair <https://scottishfairtradeforum.us1.list-manage.com/track/click?u=8e244cea8abeb68734b6b4d00&id=c1b14a4bed&e=e0dcc527ce> " frame to your photo and upload to social media. Add the hashtags #LiveFair and #FairTradeDay to your posts to connect with fellow campaigners around the world.

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Launch of World Fair Trade photographic exhibition

 

 

The Scottish Fair Trade Forum has been working with Hand Up Events to create a photographic exhibition which explores the World Fair Trade Organization and Scotland's links to it. The exhibition will be a free resource for community organisations, Fair Trade groups and schools to use in their communities throughout Scotland. It will be launched on Thursday 10 May at the City of Glasgow College ahead of World Fair Trade Day on Saturday 12 May. It will then make its first appearance at the Paisley Thread Mill Museum on Saturday as part of an event with visiting producer, Anak Norm (see below for more details). Details on how to order the exhibition to follow soon.

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Event: Screening of the True Cost movie on World Fair Trade Day

Saturday 12 May, 10.00-12.00, The Tannahill Centre, Paisley.

 

 

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World Fair Trade Photo Exhibition with Anak Norm

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The World Fair Trade photo exhibition will be displayed at the Paisley Thread Mill Museum this Saturday (12 May) from 14.00 to 16.00 at an event organised by Fair Trade Scotland Limited. Visiting WFTO producer from Cambodia and Managing Director of Villagworks, Anak Norm, will be at the event to speak to visitors about her company and the new range of Fair Trade tartan products that it is creating in partnership with Fair Trade Scotland Limited. All are welcome to come along to see the exhibition and meet Anak. No registration required. A special cake with the WFTO logo will be cut at 15.00 in celebration of World Fair Trade Day.

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