FTAO´s Position Papers

Post-2015 Development Agenda

The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) have played an important role in drawing attention to the symptoms of today's pressing development issues but not to their root causes. The 8 goals have not “changed the rules of the game” and will leave -when ending in 2015- an unjust world with scores of people still living in poverty and marginalization.

The Fair Trade movement believes that any future framework needs to be built on the understanding that the existing system is the cause of the plethora of problems that are seen today. The primary purpose of any future framework should be to create a just and sustainable world in which every human being can realise their rights and live free from poverty...

Read the full position paper here.


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