Fair Trade Events

“Fair Trade is essential for millions of people who work and struggle for survival everyday.
It’s all about justice and human rights.” ~Sir Paul McCartney

 

MARCH 8

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY

International Women’s Day is a global day celebrating the economic, political and social achievements of women past, present and future. In some places like China, Russia, Vietnam and Bulgaria, International Women’s Day is a national holiday.   http://www.internationalwomensday.com


APRIL 22

EARTH DAY

On April 22, more than one billion people around the world will take part in the Anniversary of Earth Day. From Beijing to Cairo, Melbourne to London, Madrid to Johannesburg, Rio to New York, communities everywhere will voice their concerns for the Earth.  http://www.earthday.org


EVERY SECOND SATURDAY IN MAY

WORLD FAIR TRADE DAY

Fair Trade is a tangible contribution to the fight against poverty, climate change and the economic crisis that hit hardest on the world’s most vulnerable populations. A third of the world’s population lives on less than two dollars a day. http://www.fairtradefederation.org


SEPTEMBER 21

INTERNATIONAL DAY OF PEACE

: “Peace Day should be devoted to commemorating and strengthening the ideals of peace both within and among all nations and peoples…http://internationaldayofpeace.org


DECEMBER 10

INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS DAY

Human Rights Day presents an opportunity, every year, to celebrate human rights, highlight a specific issue, and advocate for the full enjoyment of all human rights by everyone everywhere.  http://www.un.org/en/events/humanrightsday/