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Exploring Synergies between SDGs and Fair Trade

Free and Inclusive Trade, Sustainable Development and Practices, Social Solidarity Economy, and Gender Equality, do these words ring a bell? Yes, you must have read a great deal about them in everyday’s headlines. Everyone from a child to a world leader is discussing and debating about them. The world is shifting its focus on these… Continue reading Exploring Synergies between SDGs and Fair Trade

Activities · Events

FTFI announces its XVI National Convention and AGM in December, 2016

Theme: ‘Entrepreneurship and Skill Development (with a special focus on Handloom and Handicrafts sector’  On behalf of the Executive Council and the National Secretariat, we cordially invite you to the XVI National Convention and AGM of Fair Trade Forum-India to be held in Hyderabad from 1st-3rd December, 2016. The theme of the National Convention -2016 is ‘Entrepreneurship and Skill Development (with… Continue reading FTFI announces its XVI National Convention and AGM in December, 2016

Activities

New office address of Fair Trade Forum India

Hello Members,     This is to inform you that our office has shifted from Plot No 62-A/1, Flat No-206, East of Kailash, New Delhi-110 065, India to Fair Trade Forum-India, G-14, Lower Ground Floor, Lajpat Nagar – III, (Near Haldiram’s) New Delhi – 110 024, Delhi, India. Please update it for further communication Thanks Fair Trade… Continue reading New office address of Fair Trade Forum India

Activities

Supporting girl education: PPES organises half marathon

More than 1,800 people, from villages ran together at a marathon organised by Pardada Pardadi Educational Society for the cause of gender justice, in association with Run With Me, along with Run Club as a partner.  This event was started last year to spread awareness about the girl child and promoting play and equal opportunities for them.

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Mr. Ram K. Mudholkar, Business Head, South Asia, DuPont Crop Protection, graced the event as the Chief Guest of the event. He flagged off the run and was pleasantly surprised at the huge participation of people at the marathon and felt that DuPont’s contribution to this cause is a highly worthy one

Ms Sunita Godara, Asian Marathon Champion, 1992, Ms Monika Chaudhary, winner of 4 gold medals and a silver medal World Police Games USA and renowned corporate houses viz. Coragen – DuPont, BlackBerrys, Indian Oil, Pepsi, RJ Corp, Dun & Bradstreet and Coca Cola as sponsors.

The marathon had the participation of young people from villages, 12 schools, PPES students, friends of PPES from across India, representatives of corporate sponsors and local enthusiasts.

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Winners across different categories were provided “winners kits” along with some goodies as well as different prizes.

The marathon was organised at Anupshahr, which is approx 125km from Delhi. All participants were already strongly encouraged to plan arriving into Anupshahr. Pardada Pardadi being host, organized a welcome dinner for out-station participants and escorted all those who have registered to stay overnight in the guest house.

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Pardada Pardadi Educational Society provides free education and job opportunities to new generation, currently running four schools in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India.