Tuesday, 17 August 2010

FA!R PROCURA 2010: Fair Trade Public Procurement, a tool for sustainable development

Join the conference at the Dortmund Westfalenhalle, Germany, on 24th September 2010. The conference aims at presenting the key outputs of a research and successful initiatives about the existing experiences of Fair Trade Public Procurement (FTPP) in Europe. The conference will also set the state of play of FTPP in the continent and explain how to continue using FTPP as a tool to support sustainable development and in particular marginalized producers from developing countries. Many high level speakers from all over the EU are expected to discuss key topics of FTPP such as legal do and don’ts in FTPP, textile and clothing, as well as food and catering sector issues. A specific session about FTPP in NMSs is foreseen. For more information about the conference and the registration procedures, please visit http://www.european-fair-trade-association.org/observatory/