Program

12th International Fair Trade Towns Conference
Sustainable consumption, caring for life.
Madrid, 19th  – 21st October 2018

Provisional Program

Friday, 19 – 10 -2018
Place: Cineteca Matadero, Pza Legazpi nº8.
Map: here.

16:30
17:30

Registration

17:30
18-30
INAUGURATION OF LOCAL AUTHORITIES

  • Javier Barbero, Delegate of the Government Area of ​​Health, Safety and Emergencies.
  • Manuela Carmena, Mayoress of Madrid City Council.
18:30
20:00
OPENING ROUNDTABLE:Sustainable consumption, caring for life:  international perspectives” and Cooperation Memorandum between UNCTAD and the Fair Trade Movement.

Presentation: CEO from Municipality Consumer Institute in Madrid City Council.

Moderation: Sergi Corbalán, Executive Director FTAO (Fair Trade Advocacy Office).

  • Isabelle Durant – Deputy Secretary General of United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)
  • Darío Soto – CEO Global, Fairtrade Internacional.
  • Rudi Dalvai – The President of World Fair Trade Organization (WFTO).
  • Merling Preza – Vice President of Board of Directors of Latin America Small Produces Network – CLAC-.
20:00
21:30

Cocktail

Saturday, 20-10-2018
Centro Cultural Lope de Vega.
c/ Concejo de Teverga, nº 1 (Distrito Puente de Vallecas)
Map: here.

8:30 9:00

Registration

9:00
9:10
Welcome!
Carlos Céspedes – President of IDEAS (Spanish Fair Trade Towns Platform)
9:10
9:40
Presentation of the Spanish Initiative

  • Inmaculada Santana, Department of Cooperation, Cordoba City Council.
  • Carmen Rebollo – CEO from Municipality Consumer Institute in Madrid City Council.
  • Tamara Cabezas – ONGD SED (Solidaridad, Educación, Desarrollo) and representative from the León Steering Committee Fair Trade Town.
  • Javier Parcero – FAS (Federación Aragonesa de Solidaridad) and representative from Zaragoza Steering Committee Fair Trade Town
9:40
10:40
Innovative practices from Local Authorities, Fair Public Procurement and Universities to boost Fair Trade.

  • Mikel Feijoo – Fair Trade Textile Initiative. Mikel Feijoo, CEO Skunkfunk.
  • Diana Rode – Fair Public Procurement. Coordination for Communal Development Policy in Saarbrücken (Germany).
  • Sonia Guachizaca – SPP (Símbolo de Pequeños Productores). Fair Trade Towns In Latin America.
  • Kylie Nealis – Campus & community engagement coordinator, fair trade campaigns. Fair Trade Universities.
10:40
11:10
European Union and Fair Trade: How to involve Local Authorities in the development of the Sustainable Development Goals?

  • Sergi Corbalán, Executive Director FTAO (Fair Trade Advocacy Office).

 

11:10
11:40

COFFEE BREAK

11:40
12:40
Synergies between the feminist economy and Fair Trade. Woman empowerment through Fair Trade.

  • Lorena Vergara – WFTO LA (World Fair Trade Organization Latin America). .
  • Carol Wills – WFTO Honorary Member.
  • Isabelle Durant – Deputy Secretary General of United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)
12:40
13:30

Fair Trade Towns Campaign – an international perspective. Update of the Guidelines and Terms of Reference for International FTT Campaign.

  • Luis Heller and Tadeusz Makulski- International FTT Steering Committee and Erinch Sahan Chief Executive, WFTO
13:30
13:40
Introduction to the workshops. Eva Vicente (IDEAS Comercio Justo)
 
13:40
15:00

Lunch
Centro Cultural Lope de Vega.
(C/Concejo de Teverga, nº 1

15:00
16:30
SESSION 1 – WORKSHOPS.

  • Fair Trade Public Procurement: How to boost Fair Trade from the Public Authorities? David Comet (IDEAS), Rudi Dalvai (WFTO), Diana Rode (Saarbrücken City Council ), Begoña Fernández ( Madrid City Council) y Alice Sinigaglia (FTAO).
  • How to bring closer Fair Trade to our neighbourhood? Eva Vicente (IDEAS), Aileen Böckmann (Fairtrade Alemania), Tamara Cabezas (SED León), Javier Parcero (FAS) y Alberto Abad (OXFAM).
  • Creative strategies to make a change. How to communicate our impact and grow as a social movement. Álvaro Goicoechea (Fairtrade Ibérica), Johanna Lidholm (Fairtrade Sweeden), Anneli Ortqvist (Fairtrade Sweeden), Merling Preza (CLAC).
  • Gender equity criteria in the producer´s groups. Challenges, advances and goals. Carol Wills (WFTO Honorary Member), Lorena Vergara (WFTO LA), Sagrario Angulo (Camari Ecuador), Luis Heller (WFTO LA).
  • How to keep up the momentum of an established FTT Campaign? Bruce Crowther (FIG Tree )) y Lisa Herrmann (Fairtrade Germany).
  • Fair Trade Schools Campaign. Valentina Andaloni (PROYDE), Maike Schliebs ( Fairtrade Germany), Lise Trégloze (Artisans du Monde) y Tatsuya Watanabe (Fair Trade Towns Japan).

 

16:45
18:15
SESSION 2 – WORKSHOPS:

  • Fair Trade Public Procurement: How to boost Fair Trade from the Public Authorities? (repetition session 1)
  • Gender equity criteria in the producer´s groups. Challenges, advances and goals. (repetition session 1)
  • Update of the Guidelines and Terms of Reference for International FTT Campaign. Luis Heller y Tadeusz Makulski, International FTT Steering Committee.
  • European Project “Trade Fair, Live Fair”. Sergi Corbalán (FTAO).
  • Fairtrade Universities. Campus Fair Trade Kristina Klecko (Fairtrade Germany) y Kylie Nealis (Fair Trade Universities in USA).
  • Fairtrade: Projects and Advocacy as means to deepen impact of Fair Trade. Adam Gardner (Fairtrade UK), Gudrun Schlöpker (Fairtrade Alemania), Merling Preza (CLAC), Linda Vera (CLAC).
20:00
24:00

Dinner

Sunday, 21 – 10-2018
Centro Cultural Lope de Vega.
c/ Concejo de Teverga, nº 1 (Distrito Puente de Vallecas)

9:00
10:30
SESSION 3 – WORKSHOPS

  • Linking Fair Trade and ethical banking. Joint strategies to support fair trade producers organization in the south. Jordi Ibañez (FIARE Banca Etica), Joseba Larriba (Oikocredit), Arola Farré (Microfides).
  • Migration, solidarity with refugees on a townlevel. Giorgio Dal Fiume (Ctm Altromercato Soc. Coop.) and Benoit Berger (Fair Trade Lebanon).
  • “Creative strategies to make a change. How to communicate our impact and grow as a social movement. (repetition session 1)
  • Universities: International Mobility. Traineeships and exchanges programs with Solidarity Economy Organizations. Mayte Hernández and Ana Lamarca (University of Córdoba).
  • Synergies and partnerships with sister movements  Erinch Sahan Executive Director of WFTO.
  • Fair trade and Ethical Banking. Joint strategies to support Fair Trade Organisations of the South. Jordi Ibañez (Fundación Fiare Finanzas Eticas), Juan Garibi (FIARE Banca Etica), Joseba Larriba (Oikocredit), Arola Farré (Microfides).
10:30
11:00
Posters presentation. Best practices on Fair Trade Towns Campaign.

  • Eva Vicente (IDEAS)
11:00
11:45

Coffee and Best Practices Posters Exhibition.

11:45
12:45
Presentation of conclusions of the workshops.  
12:45
13:15
Synergies between Fair Trade and other social movements

  • Erinch Sahan,  Chief Executive of the World Fair Trade Organization (WFTO).
13:15
13:30

Close and conclusions.

13:30
13:35

Next Conference announcement.

 

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