Challenge your city! | Fairtrade Action Network

Challenge your city!
CityA great amount of tax payers money is used for public purchases. The Fairtrade city concept has been developed to encourage cities and towns to start preferring Fairtrade products in their purchases. There are already thousands of Fairtrade cities around Europe . Fairtrade city campaigns are going on all around Europe: the United Kingdom, France, Norway, Sweden, Finland…

Action guides and further reading:

European Fairtrade Towns conference project: http://fairtrade.org.uk/eftc.htm
Guide for community organizations by Canadian Student Fair Trade Network
Tip! Improve your lobbying skills! Get to know the bird-dogging method:

http://www.birddogger.org
http://www.sweatfree.org/media_Amherst-3-5-07
http://www.afsc.org/nhprimary2008/TIPS-for-BIRDDOGS.htm
http://www.afsc.org/nhprimary2008/default.htm
http://prioritiesnh.org/index.php

See where there already are Fairtrade Cities! Click here

Sweden: www.minaskattepengar.nu
Finland: www.reiluturku.fi
www.reilutampere.fi
United Kingdom: http://www.fairtrade.org.uk/get_involved_fairtrade_towns.htm