Next Fair Trade Towns Conference will be held in 3 European countries

2017-09-14  2017-09-17

14-17th of September are the dates.

We are proud and glad to announce the venue of the International Fair Trade Towns Conference 2017 in our European cross-border region 14 till 17th of September. More details is to be find here

Four cities in three countries

Though the main site is located in Saarbrücken on the German side, the conference is being organized by the network QuattroFair of four cities: Luxembourg City in Luxemburg, Metz in France and both Saarbrücken and Trier in Germany - in cooperation with the three national Fair Trade Towns campaigns.

Fair Trade across Generations

The Fair Trade movement is supported by people around the world, which is showed for instance through Fair Trade Towns. This year’s Fair Trade Towns Conference theme, ‘Fair Trade across Generations”, will provide new insights into how Fair Trade units supporters worldwide from business, politics and civil society with one common goals to strengthen Fair Trade and to find solutions to challenges in global trade. Furthermore, it is a movement across all generations and which initiates partnership on a local, regional, national and international level. Fair Trade aims to tackle global challenges and make a contribution towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals to ensure a worthwhile future for the next generation.

The title « Fair Trade across Generations » is about pointing out the wide range of activists, having in the Northern countries mostly adults and seniors running the World Shops meanwhile the campaigns for Towns, Schools and Universities are being energized more by younger people!

Here you find the direct link to registrate. 

Hope to see you all!