2017 WFTO Biennial Conference 14th Session

The WFTO conference has grown in size. Over 300 participantsfrom 60 countriescame to debate and network at the largest biennial Fair Trade gatheringin New Delhi, India, from 9 to 13 November 2017. Itis a milestone because this is the goal-that ofbringingmore people to discuss issues and exchange ideas. The conference was attended by representatives from the Fair Trade supply chain, policy makers, and other professionals. Over 25 topics under the theme ‘Fair Trade -a path to sustainable development’ were discussed and presented, including the improved WFTO Guarantee System, which is not only a Fair Trade compliance tool but also a development tool for sustainable development. Conference participants rated the conference with a 4 out of 5 score, 5 being extremely useful to their work or business. Participants were happy and satisfiedin areas, according to the overall result of the conference experience survey. The feedback we received will help us organise the next conference even better. We are thankful to our co-organiser Fair Trade Forum India. Your help and support allowed us to run the whole event from start to finish with ease and efficiency.

For more information about the event, please see the WFTO website here.

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