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  • 1. FAIR TRADE ORGANIZATIONSFAIR TRADE ORGANIZATIONS COMENIUS BILATERAL 2012-14 Learning to be a responsible consumer: Deciding our future! http://bilateral12-14.weebly.com/

2. The Fair Trade FederationThe Fair Trade Federation (FTF) is the trade association that strengthens and promotes North American organizations fully committed to fair trade. The Federation is part of the global fair trade movement, building equitable and sustainable trading partnerships and creating opportunities to alleviate poverty. http://www.fairtradefederation.org/ 3. TransFair USATransFair USA nonprofit organization, is one of twenty members of Fairtrade Labelling Organizations International (FLO), and the only third-party certifier of Fair Trade products in the United States. They audit transactions between US companies offering Fair Trade Certified products and the international suppliers from whom they source. http://fairtradeusa.org/ 4. Fair Trade Resource NetworkFair Trade Resource Network Founded in 1999, (FTRN) seeks to build a more just and sustainable world by gathering, developing, and disseminating educational resources about Fair Trade. FTRN is the only non-profit organization in the world focused exclusively on Fair Trade education, helping people to better understand the impact of their buying decisions. http://www.ftrn.org/ 5. Fairtrade Labelling Organizations InternationalFairtrade Labelling Organizations International (FLO) is a non-profit, multi-stakeholder association involving 23 member organizations (Labelling Initiatives and Producer Networks), traders and external experts. The organization develops and reviews Fairtrade standards and provides support to Fairtrade Certified Producers by assisting them in gaining and maintaining Fairtrade certification and capitalizing on market opportunities. http://www.fairtrade.net/ 6. The World Fair Trade OrganizationThe World Fair Trade Organization (formerly the International Fair Trade Association) is a global association created in 1989 of Fair trade producer cooperatives and associations, export marketing companies, importers, retailers, national, and regional fair trade networks and fair trade support organizations. In 2004 WFTO launched the FTO Mark which identifies registered Fair Trade Organizations (as opposed to the FLO system, which labels products). http://www.wfto.com/ 7. Global ExchangeGlobal Exchange is an advocacy group and non-governmental organization, based in San Francisco, California. It was founded in 1988, and funds itself through memberships. Its stated aim is to promote human rights and social, economic, and environmental justice around the world. It has worked to increase public awareness of what it feels are the root causes of injustice, while also building international partnerships. http://www.globalexchange.org/ 8. Project hope and fairnessProject hope and fairness A charitable organization dedicated to making the cocoa trade fair, and offering aid to African farmers for promoting sustainability http://www.projecthopeandfairness.org/cm/Home.html 9. End ?????End ?????