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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: 06/02/2015 10:20:13
The date of the last annual update was: 06/02/2015 10:20:13
Next update due latest on: 06/02/2016

    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 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.

  • 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 markets policies.

Report: "Who's got the power? Tackling imbalances in agricultural supply chains".
Link: www.fairtrade-advocacy.org/power


 

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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

100%: 2   75%: 2  

4

3.5

    Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

First name Surname Start Date End Date
Sergi CORBALAN 11/11/2014 07/11/2015
Elba ESTRADA GUTIERREZ 16/01/2015 14/01/2016
Guilia Vespucci 11/02/2015 10/08/2015
Peter Möhringer 04/09/2014 02/09/2015
Sebastien Leclef 21/08/2014 12/08/2015
Beatrice Casamenti 13/02/2015 11/08/2015

    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 FLO-I(24),
o World Fair Trade Organisation- Europe(94),
o European Fair Trade Association EFTA(11)

  • 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, Consumer Cooperatives, ISEAL and NGOs working on trade and development issues.

    Financial data

01/2014  -  12/2014

< 9,999 €

249,581 €

95,291 €

 €

95,291 €

DG DEVCO

154,290 €

9,111 €

108,833 €

3,589 €

15,000 €

5,000 €

12,000 €

757 €

    Code of conduct

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