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
19-00
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-.
19:00
20:00
INAUGURATION OF LOCAL AUTHORITIES .

  • Javier Barbero, Delegate of the Government Area of ​​Health, Safety and Emergencies.
  • Manuela Carmena, Mayoress of Madrid City Council.
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

  • Juan Hidalgo, Delegate for Social Services and International Cooperation in Cordoba City Council
  • David Comet – Coordinator of the Spanish Fair Trade Towns Campaign (IDEAS).
  • 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.
  • Taipei the first Fair Trade Towns in Taiwan – Karen Yu, CEO of Fairtrade Taiwan
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
13:30
13:40
Introduction to the workshops.  Lisa Herrmann (Fairtrade Germany)
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 (Cooperatives, social and solidarity economy). Enrich Sahan (WFTO)
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 Fair Trade movements

  • Enrich 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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