[8th ILO SSE Academy]: Fairtrade village movement and SSE

SSE Organisation
Fairtrade / Sustainable Tourism

Presented at: 8th ILO SSE Academy

Organisation: Korea Fairtrade Organisation

Date: June 28, 2017

Presenter: Mr. Lee Kangbaek (Executive Chair) 

Contacts: leekangbaek@gmail.com


Mr. Lee Kangbaek is the executive director of the Korea Council of Fairtrade Organisations. The following presentation discusses the background information as to why fair trade is necessary to alleviate the ongoing global crisis that is very current in our society today. Humanity is faced with numerous crises today, especially in the fields of climate change, poverty, refugee crisis, famine and so on. The presentation addresses and defines the causes of these crises and presents fair trade as one plausible alternative to solve the inequality present in our world, particularly in the context of small farmers who are forced to unfairly compete with large and multi-national corporations. 

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