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Fair Trade Advocacy Office

Identification number in the register: 20744335040-66
Registration date: 19/01/2011 12:18:46

The information on this entity was last modified on: 05/10/2016 15:07:34
The date of the last annual update was: 06/04/2016 12:19:09
Next update due latest on: 06/04/2017

    Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Fair Trade Advocacy Office

FTAO

Foundation

    Section of registration

III - Non-governmental organisations

Non-governmental organisations, platforms and networks and similar

    Contact details

Rue Fernand Bernierstraat, 15 Village Partenaire
Brussels 1060
BELGIUM

(+32)25431923

    Person with legal responsibility

Mr  Sergi Corbalan

Executive Director

    Person in charge of EU relations

Mr  Sergi Corbalan

Executive Director

    Goals / remit

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 World Fair Trade Organization-Global 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.

  • European
  • global

    Specific activities covered by the Register

EU trade policies, EU development aid policies, EU agricultural policies, EU environmental policies, EU competion and internal market policies.

Main priorities>
- European strategy for Fair Trade
- Power in supply chains campaign
www.fairtrade-advocacy.org/power


 

- High Level Group on the Better Functioning Food Supply Chain

- Domestic advisory groups on trade and sustainable development of the EU free trade agreement with Colombia and Peru as well as under the EU-Central America Association Agreement
- Consultive Committee on the implementation of the Economic Partnership Agreement between the EU and the Caribbean countries (CARIFORUM)

- Advisory Group on Organic Farming
- CAP - International Aspects of Agriculture
- Trade Civil Society Dialogue
- Policy Forum on Development

No

No

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.

    Number of persons involved in the activities described in the box above

75%: 6  

6

4.5

    Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

First name Surname Start Date End Date
Martina Bulzomi' 08/11/2016 04/05/2017
Sergi CORBALAN 13/09/2016 01/09/2017
Gwenaëlle Mercier 02/02/2017 31/08/2017
Peter MÖHRINGER 13/09/2016 08/09/2017
Jacopo Prina 23/02/2017 30/08/2017
Alice SINIGAGLIA 22/08/2016 14/07/2017

    Fields of interest

  • Agriculture and Rural Development
  • Budget
  • Consumer Affairs
  • Development
  • Economic and Financial Affairs
  • Employment and Social Affairs
  • Enterprise
  • Environment
  • External Relations
  • Food Safety
  • Internal Market
  • Trade

    Membership and affiliation

0

o Fairtrade Labelling Organizations International: www.fairtrade.net
o World Fair Trade Organisation- Europe: www.wfto-europe.org
o World Fair Trade Organization: www.wfto.com

  • 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
  • SWITZERLAND
  • UNITED STATES

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, Cooperatives, ISEAL and NGOs working on trade and development issues. FTAO also closely works with local authorities committed to Fair Trade.

    Financial data

01/2015  -  12/2015

400,000 € - 499,999 €

410,818 €

202,362 €

 €

202,362 €

DG DEVCO

208,456 €

208,456 €

    Code of conduct

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