April 3, 2019
The Welsh Government is currently developing an International Strategy for Wales and has issued a public survey to ask for views on this. If you want to show your support for the Wales for Africa programme, and want to see the Welsh Government continue to support the programme as part of its international work, please [...]
December 12, 2018
In 2018, 10 years since Wales became a Fair Trade Nation, Fair Trade Wales carried out a short review. This review looked at the status of Wales as Fair Trade Nation, and what this could mean in the future. This is finally completed and we will be sharing our findings at events across Wales in [...]
July 27, 2018
The Fair Trade International Symposium is a gathering of academics and practitioners with an interest in Fair Trade issues. It takes place every 3 – 4 years and is a place to share the latest research and findings as well as launching new Fair Trade initiatives and concepts. The 2018 symposium happened in Portsmouth and [...]
May 18, 2018
Wales’s 10th anniversary as a Fair Trade Nation is on Wednesday 6 June, and we want everybody to be able to join in. We’d like you to either tweet, facebook or send us a photo or short video of yourselves saying Happy Birthday. Materials Join in video: step-by-step If you want, use some Fair Trade [...]
April 23, 2014
We all took a sharp intake of breath when news broke about the collapse of a building in Bangladesh on April 24th 2013. A building that contained thousands of workers who earn less than £1 per day, upon who we rely to make our clothes. 1138 people died that day and more than 2500 were [...]
February 15, 2014
Churches across Wales will be focussing on “Fair Trade” this Sunday and highlighting the need for justice in the global food market. Sunday, February 23, is being set aside to encourage people to choose Fair Trade products where possible and to think more carefully about how food is produced. It is part of the Church’s [...]
July 12, 2013
This year Wrexham celebrates 10 years as a Fairtrade Zone and Wales celebrates 5 years as a Fairtrade Nation. The Wrexham Fairtrade Coalition held a Great Welsh Fairtrade Bake Off to give secondary schools the opportunity to join in the celebrations!
July 9, 2013
June 6th 2008 and Wales became the world’s First Fair Trade Nation. An incredible achievement, it marked a commitment from National Government to local communities, Schools to Councils, Business to Faith groups. Five years on and campaigners from across the country took their seats amid the party paraphernalia to celebrate once again.
May 28, 2013
One thing I can not stand in football is unfairness; it ruins games, even seasons; but what most people are not aware of is that it also ruins lives.