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BOOK NOW! International Fair Trade Towns Conference 2019

2019-10-18  2019-10-20

BOOK NOW!

International Fair Trade Towns Conference 2019 

 

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Ticket Explanation

  • Tickets include all refreshments, food, materials, day and optional evening activities.
  • It does not include accommodation

Fees:

Full Fee -  £100  This is the fee if you are working for an organisation that has a budget to cover conference fees and includes a percentage to go towards someone attending who does not have the means to pay a fee, including Fair Trade volunteers and Fair Trade producers.

Fee - £50 This is the regular cost.

Reduced Fee - £30 This is a reduced fee for those that do not have the means to pay the normal fee, due to other costs including travel costs from another country or if you can't simply cover the normal or full fee.

Free Ticket Request* - This ticket is open to those that do not have the means to pay a fee at all. Please be expected to demonstrate why you are accessing the free ticket option when we contact you to confirm your ticket. This could be due to high travel costs ( e.g travel from another country), volunteer, unwaged, student etc. We may limit the number of free places offered to a country or region to ensure fairness, equity and diversity. If you have been invited as a guest, you will not be expected to pay the fee (but you are more than welcome to)

Optional Cultural Tour Ticket - This includes a tour of local historical and cultural interest linking to Wales' history of trade, and its status as a fair trade nation. This includes all travel, food and activities. Accommodation may be extra. More details to follow

Accommodation and Travel advice can be found  on Fair Trade Wales's website.

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Conference Highlights:

Friday 18th October

- Welcome Dinner - Hosted by Jane Hutt AM, joined by Sophie Howe, Future Generations Commissioner, “How Fair Trade helps us to be globally responsible”

Saturday 19th October

- Welcome by First Minister for Wales, Mark Drakeford AM

- Speech by Erinch Sahan, CEO World Fair Trade Organisation

- The Big Debate - The Future of Fair Trade

- Worskops and Interactive Zone

Sunday 19th October

- Welcome by Eluned Morgan AM, The Minister for International Relations, Wales

- The Producer Voice: “Why the future of coffee is now”

- Workshops: The Future of Global Trade & Trade Justice

Monday 21st – Optional Cultural Tour in the world’s 1st Fair Trade Nation

For full agenda, see here!

OPEN CALL FOR SUPPORT / CONTRIBUTIONS

The organisers are currently accepting the following opportunities to be involved

- Do you have ideas for workshops, seminars, activities on the themes above and/or would like to offer considerations to contribute?

- Do you have fair trade goods that you would like to sell?

- Do you have information that you would like to display at the conference?

- Are you a producer from Africa, Asia / Pacific or Latin America and would like to attend?

Please complete this form