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Second Fair Trade Tour of Palestine

Following the trip to Palestine by OFTC members, Carol Wills and Elizabeth Laskar, and the enlightening talk by fair trade producer Nawal Slemiah, we are pleased to share details from Catholic Relief Services of the second Fair Trade Tour.

Nawal’s Story

Next time you’re cursing the traffic on your commute, or things that are getting in the way of you achieving something you’ve set your heart on, or a bully at work… think of Nawal Slemiah, the woman who built up a thriving handicraft business and community organisation against all the odds in Israeli occupied Hebron. […]

Renewing Fair Trade

Yesterday, September the 25th, was the 3rd anniversary of the launch of the Sustainable Development Goals – the ambitious but achievable UN roadmap for a fairer, healthier, safer world. It was also the day of the global launch of International Fair Trade Charter. Initiated by Fairtrade International and the World Fair Trade Organisation, it sets down […]