perjantai 6. toukokuuta 2011

FAIR LIFE - alternatives to destructive economy

Conference by the New Wind, in co-operation with Turku University department of Geography 6.- 7.5.2011

Turku University main building, auditorium 2.


Friday 6.5.

8.30 Coffee
09.00 Welcoming words
Conference Organiser Kati Hjerp, New Wind

09.15 Introduction to the theme
Member of board Ville-Veikko Hirvelä, New Wind

09.45 Revitalizing Adivasi practice of fair exchange to sustain life, forest and environment.
Indu Netam, the president of Adivasi Samta Manch, Adivasi women organisation, Chattisgarh, India
10.45 Break

11.00 Fair trade Sailing Ship Estelle and indigenous Finnish work tradition
Jyrki Pölkki, New Wind
11.30 Challenging the concept of work – towards sustainable labor ”markets"
Anastasia Lapintie, Friends of the Earth Finland
12.00 Lunch break

13.00 Community Economies in the Mixteca Region
Elvia Contreras Espinosa, CACTUS (Centre of Community Support Working Together), San Miguél
Amatitlán, Oaxaca, Mexico
14.00 The survival of subsistence agriculture - a case from Tanzania
Toni Haapanen, Turku University department of Geography

14.30 Approaching sustainability in the North with exposure on adivasi livelihoods.
Ossi Kakko

14.45 "Autonomous Women and Resistance" San Juan Copala
Bibiana Martínez de Jesús, Triqui community, San Juan Copala, Oaxaca, Mexico
15.45 Sum-up for the day
Eve Jaakkola / Ville-Veikko Hirvelä

16.00 The end of the day

Saturday 7.5.

08.30 Coffee

09.00 The Programme of the day
Kati Hjerp

09.15 On Fair Trade certification by Sustainable Fair Trade Management System Models (SFTMS),

09.45 "Sustainable on Paper", presentation of a video
Fair Move

10.55 Break

11.10 Fair Trade Livelihoods - a South Indian example
Benjamin Sundarkumar, Palam Rural Centre, Tamil Nadu, India.
11.40 Fair Trade and indigenous women’s knowledge: an experience from Guatemala.
Paola Cagna/ Pangea, Italy

12.00 Introduction to Fair trade town project in Poland
Paulina Pajkiert / TSiM, Poland

12.25 Time Banking - towards a Solidarity economy
Ruby van der Wekken, Stadin Aikapankki (Time bank in Helsinki)/ Siemenpuu Foundation

12.45 Lunch Break

13.30 Fair trade in Hungary between 2000 and 2011 - Influences, processes, results, further plans
Bence Pál /Védegylet Egyesület, Hungary
14.00 Panel Discussion;
What can we learn from the Southern communities to make our life more fair and less destructive?

Commentary floor by Southern guests from Mexico and India.

15.30 Discussion on conclusions of the conference

16.15 Sum-up and the end of the conference