About: fair trade

Development Policy 30-05-2016

Fair trade advocate: ‘Fair Trade Town label brings a lot of marketing’

The fair trade of local goods can benefit local areas economically and socially. Now, as the Summer Olympiad arrives in town and the world watches, Rio de Janeiro seeks to be the next “Fair Trade Town”. EURACTIV Germany reports.
Development Policy 14-01-2016

Gerd Müller: Withholding knowledge is ‘akin to murder’

Before International Green Week, Germany's Minister for Development, Gerd Müller, called for a "new dimension of development cooperation" on world hunger,  to better tackle the refugee crisis. He spoke to EURACTIV’s partner Tagesspiegel.

Hogan: Empowering women farmers in developing countries is ‘absolutely crucial’

SPECIAL REPORT/ In a wide-ranging exclusive interview, Agriculture Commissioner Phil Hogan shared his vision of how the EU and developing countries could greatly improve global food security togther, through innovation and sustainable farming practices.
Trade & Society 23-06-2003

Rupert Schlegelmilch, Head of Unit, European Commission, DG Trade

On the occasion of the international fair trade conference hosted by the King Baudouin Foundation on 28 May 2003, Mr Schlegelmilch said the Commission supports fair trade initiatives and it is making an effort to find ways in the world trading system to ensure that fair trade products remain competitive.