Scottish Fair Trade Campaigner Conference

Scottish Fair Trade Campaigner Conference

7th September 2019, 11:00 to 16:00

Scottish Fair Trade Campaigner Conference

Join us on 7 September for the annual Scottish Fair Trade Campaigner Conference! This event is a chance to:

  • hear about the latest developments in the Fair Trade movement;
  • meet fellow Fair Trade campaigners and businesses from across Scotland;
  • find out more about the North Lanarkshire Fairtrade Zone campaign;
  • find out how you/your group can campaign for Fair Trade.

This year's event will focus on Fair Trade and Gender Equity with speakers and sessions exploring how Fair Trade promotes gender equality as part of its economic, social and environmental standards.

Programme

Confirmed speakers:

  • Dr Nyagoy Nyong'o, Executive Director, Fairtrade Africa
  • Sarah Wakefield, Sustainable Sourcing and Fairtrade Manager, the Co-op

Tea/coffee and lunch is included in the programme.

Full programme to be communicated in due course.

National Campaigner Committee Vacancy and Election

The election of the Scotland representative to the Fairtrade Foundation's National Campaigner Committee (NCC) will take place at this year's conference. See here for more information about nominations.

Scottish Fair Trade Forum AGM

The conference will be preceded by the Scottish Fair Trade Forum AGM from 10.00 to 11.00 in the same location. Members will be issued with a formal invitation to the AGM by email. All are welcome to attend the AGM but only members of the Forum can vote.

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