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Profile of registrant

Fair Trade Advocacy Office

Identification number in the register: 20744335040-66
Registration date: 19/01/11 12:18:46

The information on this organisation was last modified on 20/01/14 10:53:04
The date of the last annual update was 20/01/14 10:53:04


Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: Fair Trade Advocacy Office
Acronym: FTAO
Legal status: Foundation
Website address: http://www.fairtrade-advocacy.org

Sections

Section: III - Non-governmental organisations
and more precisely: Non-governmental organisations, platforms and networks and similar

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Mr  Sergi Corbalan
Position: Executive Director

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Mr  Sergi  Corbalan
Position: Executive Director

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 15 Rue Fernance Bernierstraat Village Partenaire
Brussels 1060
BELGIUM
Telephone number: (+32) 25431923
Fax number: (+) 
Other contact information:

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: The Fair Trade Advocacy Office (FTAO) speaks out on behalf of the Fair Trade movement for Fair Trade and Trade Justice with the aim to improve the livelihoods of marginalised producers and workers in the South.

The FTAO is a joint initiative of Fairtrade International, the European Fair Trade Association and the World Fair Trade Organization-Europe. Through these three networks the FTAO represents an estimate of 2.5 million Fair Trade producers and workers from 70 countries, 24 labelling initiatives, over 500 specialised Fair Trade importers, 4,000 World Shops and more than 100,000 volunteers.
The organisation's fields of interests are:
  • European
  • global

Number of persons engaged in activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register

Number of persons: 3
Complementary information:

Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

First name Surname Start Date End Date
Sergi CORBALAN 16/10/13 14/10/14
Kristýna Němčanská 15/07/14 20/02/15
Sebastien Leclef 21/08/14 12/08/15
Elba ESTRADA GUTIERREZ 07/02/14 05/02/15

Activities

Main EU initiatives covered the year before by activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register:


The FTAO follows EU policies and initiatives that have an impact on International trade, in particular on thte livelihoods of marginalised producers and workers in the South. This include EU trade, development, environment, agriculture, internal market policies.

Fields of interest for e-mail alerts on consultations and roadmaps;

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Agriculture and Rural Development
  • Budget
  • Consumer Affairs
  • Development
  • Employment and Social Affairs
  • Enterprise
  • Environment
  • External Relations
  • Food Safety
  • Foreign and Security Policy and Defence
  • Internal Market
  • Trade

Structure

Total number of members that are natural persons: 0
Number of member organisations: 3
Member organisations (Number of members) :
  • o Fairtrade Labelling Organizations International FLO-I (24 members)
  • o World Fair Trade Organisation- Europe (94 members)
  • o European Fair Trade Association EFTA (11 members)
The organisation has members/is represented in the following country(countries):
  • AUSTRIA
  • BELGIUM
  • CZECH REPUBLIC
  • DENMARK
  • ESTONIA
  • FINLAND
  • FRANCE
  • GERMANY
  • GREECE
  • HUNGARY
  • IRELAND
  • ITALY
  • LATVIA
  • LITUANIA
  • LUXEMBOURG
  • MALTA
  • NETHERLANDS
  • POLAND
  • PORTUGAL
  • SPAIN
  • SWEDEN
  • UNITED KINGDOM

  • AUSTRALIA
  • CANADA
  • INDIA
  • JAPAN
  • KENYA
  • MEXICO
  • NEW ZEALAND
  • SOUTH AFRICA
  • UNITED STATES
Complementary information:

Networking

Information on (i) organisation's membership of any associations/federations/confederations or (ii) relationships to other bodies in formal or informal networks.




FTAO is at present not a member of any formal association/ federation or confederation.

FTAO works closely with other NGOs and wider civil society loose networks related to the issue. This for example could be with Trade Unions, Consumer Cooperatives, ISEAL and NGOs working on trade and development issues.

Financial data

Financial year: 01/2013 - 12/2013
Total budget: 137,791
of which public financing:
- from European sources:
- Procurement:
- Grants:
- from national sources:
- from local/regional sources:
from other sources: 137,791
- donations:
- contributions from members: 133,975
BTC : 3,816
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year: 150000  € - 200000  €
Other (financial) information provided by the organisation:


Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.