The partecipants investigated the importance and the complementary approach of the different Fair Trade Tracks and exchange the history of the Fair Trade movement in their country. In particular, the Italian experience was described in a detailed way, given the peculiar process that Italian Fair Trade Organizations have shaped. In fact, in Italy the FT organizations have a high level of recognition and coordination to define the rules that distinguish Fair Traders from other social friendly initiatives. The debate about the rules and the Fair Trade standards will continue in each country, keeping an international coordination level in the following training sections and during specific initiatives of the partners.
Training materials available here