Weekly Overview: Warning Issued over Child Labour in Aquaculture – TheFishSite.com


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Weekly Overview: Warning Issued over Child Labour in Aquaculture
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ANALYSIS – A report from the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations and the International Labour Organisation has produced a stark warning over child labour in the aquaculture and fisheries sectors in some countries. The guidance 

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“Voluntary Certification – An Overview of an International Assessment” – Webinar 124 Coming Sept 12

Fair Trade Resource Network (FTRN) announces that Webinar #124 is coming September 12 to discuss “Roles and Limitations of Voluntary Certification – An Overview of an International Assessment“. The webinar is for the public to learn about:

What is known and what is most important to learn about the performance and potential of voluntary standards and certification. Actual, perceived, and potential impacts of environmental and social labeling schemes, such as Fairtrade, Rainforest Alliance, Forest Stewardship Council and Marine Stewardship Council. Key findings contained in a State-of-Knowledge Assessment of Standards and Certification report, Toward Sustainability: The Roles and Limitations of Certification.

Attendees can ask questions to the panelist:

Abby Dilley, RESOLVE, Vice President of Program Development

See more details below.

Register for Webinar #124

Find free recordings of past FTRN webinars on key issues within Fair Trade.

Outline of Webinar #124:

September 12, 1:00-1:50pm Eastern time: Roles and Limitations of Voluntary Certification – An Overview of an International Assessment

Panelist:

Abby Dilley, RESOLVE, Vice President of Program Development

Moderator:

FTRN’s Executive Director, Jeff Goldman

Level: Intermediate

Outline:

·         Welcome

Jeff (2 min)

·         Opening remarks

Abby (15 min)

·         Audience Questions for the Panelist (30 min)

Participants text comments and questions to moderator, who will speak them

·         Closing Remarks

Abby (1 min)

·         Closing Announcements

Jeff (2 min)

Register for just $ 5 for Webinar #124

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Free Power Point Overview of Fair Trade Now Updated

The only nationally available Power Point show about an overview of Fair Trade in North America has now been revised, for the first time since November 2011. Thousands of people have downloaded this free resource produced by FTRN. Free to open as Read-Only.

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To edit the Power Point file, users need a password from the associated booklet (print or PDF version), “An Overview of  Fair Trade in N. America.”
Updated April 2012 – Power Point presentation of An Overview of Fair Trade in N. America. The file is free to download and view. 37 slides are shown in a 7-minute show, free to open as Read-Only file, size 8.8 MB. Get a copy of the associated booklet, or PDF file, to access the password (at the bottom the Table of Contents) to edit and copy the Power Point file. Please attribute proper credit to FTRN and others if you create a new file. The presentation is also available as a PDF file.

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Booklet & Free Power Point Overview of Fair Trade Now Updated

http://www.fairtraderesource.org/2011/11/03/booklet-free-power-point-overview-of-fair-trade-now-updated/

The only nationally available Power Point show about an overview of Fair Trade in North America has now been revised, for the first time since March 2011. Thousands of people have downloaded this free resource produced by FTRN. The affiliated booklet has been revised for the first time in 1.5 years, and is now available for $ 3.95 retail, or $ 2 bulk or wholesale. Over 65,000 copies have been distributed of this definitive introductory booklet.

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Order print copies of the booklet
Updated October 2011 – Power Point presentation of an introduction to Fair Trade in N. America. The file is free to download and view. 39 slides are shown in an 8-minute show, free to open as Read-Only file, size 9.1 MB. Get a copy of the newly revised booklet, or PDF file, to access the password (at the bottom the Table of Contents) to edit and copy the Power Point file. Please attribute proper credit to FTRN and others if you create a new file.