Overview of FTAO Press Releases


Fair Trade Village and Workshops at World Social Forum will Address Trade Policy, Economic Justice, Climate Change and Small-Scale Farmers

European Parliament puts pressure on European Commission to act on Unfair Trading Practices 

Fair Trade movement and African farmers call for urgent action to put small-scale cotton farmers on the global agenda on sustainable textiles 

New report from the European Commission is labelled a 'missed opportunity' by campaigners


Fair and transparent fashion and textile supply chains – it’s time for EU action!

Eu takes important step for Fair Trade, but long path ahead for all trade to be fair 

Renewed call by European local and regional authorities for more Fair Trade

EU Trade Commissioner reveals plans for Fair Trade


Report launch event in the European Parliament

Who’s got the power? New study confirms imbalances in agricultural supply chains

Fair Trade housewarming at the European Parliament

EU Import duties on Kenyan flowers threaten future of Fairtrade producers

Commission passes on hot potato on Unfair Trading Practices

Fair Trade movement congratulates first Fair Trade-enthusiast European Commission President

Four hundred European Parliament elections candidates and three lead European Commission Presidency candidates commit to Fair Trade

European Youth Event hosts debate on World Fair Trade Day

Your clothes already tell a story about who you are. Now they can tell a better one.

Third candidate for the European Commission Presidency announces support for the Fair Trade Manifesto  

Vote for Fair Trade Manifesto is launched with the endorsement of two European Commission President candidates  

European civil society coalition calls on MEP candidates to support trade and investment rules that work for people and the planet

4 European public authorities rewarded for their Fair Trade cotton commitments

Toast to Fair Trade in Public Procurement


WTO Bali package: A giant step for the WTO, a small step for Fair Trade

200 Mayors support Fair Trade in new global goals for poverty eradication and sustainable development post-2015

Cooperatives and Fair Trade promote people-centred businesses together

Uniting world mayors for Fair Trade

EU’s Snail Pace To Tackling Supply Chain Abuse

New Global Challenges Need New Global Leadership


The Local Goes Global in the Fair Trade Beyond 2015 Campaign

European Parliament Hosts Fair Trade Breakfast on Public Procurement

The European Union should walk the road from Rio + 20 hand in hand with marginalised producers and workers

No more business as usual: activists set Alternative Trade Mandate Alliance Launch

European Court confirms possibility to demand Fair Trade criteria in public procurement 

New report offers ways forward for Europe in tackling supply chain abuse  

Fairtrade Access Fund To Provide Long-Term Loans To Smallholder Farmers

European Commission’s “modern” proposal on trade and development is the same old story



European Parliament supports sustainable procurement

European Parliament hosts a Fair Trade Breakfast

European Parliament responds to the new EU trade policy agenda: "We support coordinated policies for Fair Trade" 

Modernising Public Procurement: Key demands for sustainable development in public procurement

EU leaders congratulate 1,000 Fair Trade Towns while the European Commission re-thinks EU policies

New EC "Buying Social" guide: a giant step for the EC, a small step for sustainable procurement


New EU trade policy agenda: “Business as Usual” despite clear message from European citizens  

The European Parliament calls again on the European Commission to encourage Fair Trade Public Procurement

The Fair Trade movement urges the European Commission on World Fair Trade Day 2010 to move from words to action

Committee of the Regions speaks out for Fair Trade


The WTO ministerial in Geneva lacked commitment to address economic, food or climate crisis

European Union Member States recognise Fair Trade as a priority area for Policy Coherence for Development

Aid for Trade: Is the EU helping small producers to trade their way out of poverty?


Fair Trade 2007: new facts and figures from an ongoing success story


European Parliament supports Fair Trade

Business Unusual 2006- New book discloses the reasons behind the success of Fair Trade

New Research Reveals Success of Fair Trade in Europe


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