Welcome to Choose the world you want – a festival of climate, Fairtrade and you. 22 February to 7 March 2021.
This page lists all events that have taken place – or that will take place – during the festival. To browse upcoming events, please see our Lineup page.
Virtual tour of Hadeel craft workshop in Gaza
Let Hadeel take you to Palestine! In this, the first of a fortnightly series, you will be shown around the workshop of the Atfaluna Society for Deaf Children in Gaza. The talented crafters will tell their stories, answer your questions and demonstrate their skills LIVE for you. This event is sponsored by Edinburgh Fairtrade City.
Faces of Fairtrade with Photographer Sean Hawkey
Join acclaimed Brighton-based photographer Sean Hawkey as he talks us through some of the images in his latest book Faces of Fairtrade. Sean visited Fairtrade farmers all around the world, hearing their stories and taking photos to capture their lives.
Climate smart agriculture with Shared Interest Foundation
An online supporter event discussing Shared Interest Foundation’s recent Climate Smart Agricultural projects.
Meet Bismark and Hugo: Fairtrade farmers taking on the climate crisis
Host: Fairtrade Foundation
We kick off Fairtrade Fortnight with Fairtrade’s CEO Michael Gidney putting your questions to two Fairtrade farmers taking on the climate crisis.
Film screening and Q&A: Farmers fighting the climate crisis
Host: Fairtrade Foundation
A screening with actor and director Adjoa Andoh, about Kenyan coffee farmer Caroline Rono and her efforts to tackle the effects of climate change.
Cocoa farming and the climate crisis
Live from Ghana, Kodzo Korkortsi, from the Shared Interest Foundation discusses the challenges faced by cocoa farmers in the region.
Fairtrade vox pops from Brent
Host: Fairtrade Brent
Brent Fairtrade Network will show film clips of comments by members of the public about Fairtrade, then compare what others are saying around the country.
Farmers on the frontline
Host: Fair Leaders
Join Fairtrade champions Cafédirect, Divine Chocolate, JTS, Liberation, Shared Interest, Traidcraft and Zaytoun to hear their farmers’ experiences of dealing with climate change in their part of the world, and for the chance to put your questions to the group.
Climate change focus: East Africa
Host: Shared Interest Society
Join this online supporter event to hear about the impact climate change has on our customers around the world.
Digital activism: where next for Fairtrade campaigns?
Can digital activism bring about social and economic change beyond ‘clicktivism’? How can social movements and Fairtrade activists harness the power of social media to influence the market? Join the discussion with Dr Roberta Discetti, Lecturer at Bournemouth University Business School, and Joanna Pollard, Chair of the Fairtrade National Campaigner Committee.
The Pedagogy of Chocolate
Dr Bob Manteaw (University of Ghana) will share how he has employed chocolate as a teaching and learning resource in his global higher education efforts in North America.
Put your money where your heart is
Put the kettle on for a cup of Fairtrade tea or coffee and join ECCR and Shared Interest for this webinar exploring how you (and your church) can connect your financial decisions with the change you want see in the world.