A documentation of the conference "European Municipalities Take Action for Fair Trade" has been created.
It features the main points of the keynote speeches, the results of the World Café and Workshop sessions as well as some impressions of the programme.
You can download it here:
The conference "European Municipalities Take Action for Fair Trade" was a great success.
80 people from all over Europe gathered in the Bremen Parliament to discuss about issues on Fair Trade.
The conference featured Keynote speakers such as Bernd Lange from the European Parliament or Bruce Crowther from the worlds first Fair Trade Town, Garstang, in the United Kingdom.
The during the keynote speeches, the World Café and Workshop sessions, the participants engaged in critical and fruitful discussions around topics such as:
At detailed overview of the outcomes of the conference can be found in the conference documentation that will be released on the end of November 2013!
This conference is a forum for the exchange of experience between municipalities from different European countries, civil society initiatives and other important stakeholders. It wants to strengthen existing municipal commitment, encourage new stakeholders and support the issue of fair trade through effective networking at the European level. The event will focus not only on successful models. Potential obstacles and difficulties will be discussed intensively and critically in several working group sessions:
Participants are invited to join the award ceremony of the German competition Capital of Fair Trade 2013 held on September 18th in Bremen’s historic town hall. The event will provide an impressive presentation of local initiatives for fair trade in Germany.
Further information can be found in the conference flyer. (pdf, 675.9 KB)