International Fair Trade Towns Conference 2022


On October 21st, 22nd and 23rd the 15th Fair Trade Cities and Towns International Conference will take place in Quito, Ecuador. This meeting will be attended by delegations from the international and Latin American Cities for Fair Trade campaign, made up of authorities, committee members, producers, and supporters of Fair Trade. It is expected that around 250 people will participate.

Under the slogan "Fair Trade, in Sustainable Cities Construction", delegations from several countries will exchange experiences and ideas about the Fair Trade Cities and Towns campaign at this meeting. The objective: Strengthen and promote the activities of the cities participating in the Fair Trade Cities and Towns campaign, publicize the commitment of the authorities and, above all, create synergies between cities and countries, with ideas and reflections to generate a Local Economic Development.

The meeting is organized in different presentations and workshops in which concrete experiences and initiatives will be presented, such as the commitment of universities or how to contribute to achieving more sustainable cities, young people and their commitment to the environment, women´s leadership within Fair Trade, as well as financing and market alternatives for small-scales producers. But more global issues such as the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals and their link to Fair Trade´s commitment will also be discussed.

Register on Int. Fair Trade Towns Conference Quito, Equador. On line participation also available. https://events.hubilo.com/15ta-conferencia…/login

To reach the largest number of national and international audiences, the conference will be hybrid. See the agenda: https://ciudades-comerciojusto.org/…/agenda-preliminar-ENG…