There is an urgent need to make fair and sustainable supply chains the norm, and the EU has an important role to play in this. 30th June 9:00 - 10:30 (CEST)

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The unprecedented economic and social crises caused by the COVID-19 pandemic have exposed and exacerbated many of the issues that already existed. It is now the moment to reflect on how the EU can contribute to redesigning global value chains so that they are more resilient, sustainable, and fair for all actors.

This online conference will be an opportunity for dialogue between MEPs and actors from the Fair Trade Movement who have been impacted by the crisis.

We will discuss how the best practices of fair trade value chains can be mainstreamed, the barriers to achieving this and how the EU can contribute to making fairer and more sustainable value chains a reality.

This conference is an initiative of the European Parliament Fair Trade Working Group. You can learn more about the group and join it here

If you want to know more about the impacts of COVID-19 in the supply chain, you are kindly invited to watch, before our conference the recording of the previous conferences on this subject organized by the Fair Trade Advocacy Office. You can find the them here:

  • Conference in English, 9 April: The notes from the conference can be found here, the recording of the conference is here.
  • Conférence en français, 16 avril: Les notes du conférence sont disponibiles ici, et l’enregistrement du conférence se trouve ici.
  • Conferencia en español, 11 de mayo: la grabación del conferencia se encuentra aquí.