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This group is for Fairtrade Universities and aspiring Fairtrade Universities worldwide to share ideas and experiences in the hope that the global network of Fairtrade Universities will continue to grow

Location: FT and aspiring FT universities worldwide
Members: 33
Latest Activity: Aug 2, 2012

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Please can you help us reach your students?

Started by Youth for Fair Trade. Last reply by Youth for Fair Trade Sep 29, 2010.

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Comment by Tom Bamber on July 23, 2009 at 10:43
I'm at York St John and our University became Fairtrade earlier this year!
Comment by Equisol on July 28, 2009 at 14:53
Equisol organizes the European Fair Trade Fair the 2nd and 3rd of October in Lyon, France. If you are a Fair Trade University interested in sharing your experience, we welcome you and give you the opportunity to visit our different areas dedicated to :
Food sector
Textile
Handicrafts
Solidarity tourism and Solidarity finance
For more information visit and contact us at communication@equisol.org
Comment by Imogen Riley on August 3, 2009 at 14:53
Hello Tom, what kind of things did you do to get students involved? Any and all information would be great.

Thanks, Imogen
Comment by Alan Clayton on October 23, 2009 at 13:21
Hi All, I've just set up Wish4 Fairtrade Ltd, and I know that universities and colleges are great hotbeds of Fairtrade interest. Although I live in Ireland, our www.wish4fairtrade.com snacks etc are made in UK, and I'm looking for opportunities to show them to people involved in the catering on campus.
I know its a bit of a 'selling job' (yep ! sorry about that) but if anyone would like to check out the products, or could help me just find ONE person in charge of buying Fairtrade, that would be great. Alan
Comment by IsabelleRieser on August 20, 2010 at 15:24
Comment by Youth for Fair Trade on September 29, 2010 at 15:44

18-25 Love fashion, technology, food & drink?
Join us discovering how you can help improve the lilves of the peope that make the stuff you love. Youth for Fair Trade 2010 Y4FT2010
Take a look at www.y4ft2010.com and contact us if you would like some publicity materials: 024 7652 1265
Comment by Matt Vaughan on January 27, 2011 at 6:01
Comment by Emilie Persson on January 27, 2011 at 10:03
I am impressed by how wellorganized you are in the US, when it comes to Fair Trade activism at the universities. - Wish Swedish universities could follow that path! Regards, Emilie
Comment by Bruce Crowther on January 27, 2011 at 10:06
Absolutely, this is so exciting and I wish the new movement every success. If the students in the US cannot awaken the 'sleeping giant of Fairtrade' then who can?
Comment by Matt Vaughan on March 29, 2011 at 2:52
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