Fair Trade supporters’ conference
Event date and times: Friday 30 September, 10.30 3.30 at Pontio & Bangor Uni Student’s Union and Pontio Arts Centre – CoLab room on Level 3, Bangor University, LL57 2TQ.
Fair Trade Wales will be jointly organising three regional Fair Trade supporters events across Wales, in partnership with local groups and organisations in each place. The North Wales event will take place in Bangor, with support from the Bangor City and University Fairtrade groups. The intention of the event is to inform and inspire current and new Fair Trade supporters across Wales. The event will host a Fairtrade Gold miner from Peru, who will talk about the process of Gold mining and how Fairtrade has made a difference to them personally, their community and their environment. The afternoon will consist of workshops along different themes. Current confirmed themes are:
Fair Trade and Business
Introduction to Fair Trade.
The Sustainable Development Goals.
Accessing funding and grants.
African Diaspora Day
Event date and times: Saturday 1st October, 10.30 – 4.30 at Pontio Arts Centre – CoLab room on Level 3, Bangor University, LL57 2TQ
Sub-Sahara Advisory Panel (SSAP) will host a one day event to discuss, highlight and engage African diasporas in North Wales on areas of international development. The event will engage African communities with the development sector in Wales as well as highlight some of the support and funding opportunities that the diaspora community can get from Hub Cymru Africa and the Sub-Sahara Advisory Panel.