The European Commission launched on 10 May a reflection paper on harnessing globalisation, the second of a series of papers on the future of Europe. The Commission´s think-piece identifies seven key trends shaping globalisation, such as a growing “demand for more Fair Trade, sustainable and local products”.

Fair Trade Advocacy Office issued a reaction to an important reflection paper launched by the EC Vice Presidents on how the EU should harness globalisation, which says it will support fair trade (but for Europeans only!). VIEW FULL ARTICLE HERE