Once a year the Fair Trade Week puts fair trade in the spotlight! For ten days, several activities are organised throughout the country to give people the opportunity to learn more about fair trade in a playful way. This way, the Trade for Development Centre, with the support of the Belgian Development Cooperation, wants to encourage people to choose fair trade products.
The discussions for the adoption of the new Sustainable Development Goals by 2030 concluded on Sunday in New York. Their goal was to formally adopt a new sustainable development agenda. With this agenda, the international community and national governments aim at promoting prosperity and well-being for all over the next 15 years.
Each year more than one billion people travel to different places throughout the world. Whenever they do so, they obtain the power to drive inclusive development, create jobs and help safeguard the world’s shared natural and cultural heritage. Indeed, when approached in a sustainable way, tourism has the potential to create a better world for us all. Make your actions count! Only together can we transform one billion tourists into one billion opportunities!