Sunday, October 7, 2018

Thursday, October 4, 2018

SOUK JANA LOUBNAN at TRAINSTATION Mar Mikhael



Under the patronage of the Ministry of Agriculture and with the support of the Directorate General of Cooperatives, Fair Trade Lebanon brings SOUK JANA LOUBNANthe BEST of Lebanon’s rural specialties straight to BEIRUT

Dive into JANA LOUBNAN’s world during three fun-packed days made of delicious food, rural Mouneh products, kids’ activities and live entertainment… at the TRAINSTATION – Mar Mikhael

More than 50 rural cooperatives united for one AUTHENTIC EVENT, presenting and promoting to you their village’s unique specialties and cultural heritage. A family-friendly event guaranteed to please everyone!

FREE ENTRANCE

COME MANY AND BE PART OF OUR MOVEMENT! YOU CAN HELP SUPPORT THOUSANDS OF SMALL PRODUCERS IN LEBANON!

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

International Fair Trade Charter launching: it's today!

Let's raise a unified voice that puts people and the planet before profit! Let's support & recognize the #FairTradeCharter worldwide!


Monday, September 17, 2018

Launching of the FAIR TRADE CHARTER in Lebanon




Can all businesses of all shapes embrace the FAIR TRADE CHARTER? The answer is YES!

In response to the rising worldwide trading challenges and as the 25th of September 2018 coincides with the 3rd anniversary of the declaration of Sustainable Development Goals, the Fair Trade movement is launching its very own FAIR TRADE CHARTER to respond to these challenges and highlight “How the Global Fair Trade Movement works to transform trade in order to achieve justice, equity and sustainability for people and planet”. 

>>EVENT: 
Fair Trade Lebanon is organizing and hosting an interactive conference for the launching of the Fair Trade Charter in Lebanon in partnership with the World Fair Trade Organization, Fairtrade
International and Fair Trade Advocacy Office. 


>>WHO: 
Speakers, from a large variety of local businesses and institutions, will be present to showcase their success stories and present efficient and reliable initiatives that have proven to contribute in transforming people’s lives and achieving fairer and more sustainable business models. 

>>WHERE: 
at the American University of Beirut, “Michel and Sherine Bayoud” Lecture Hall, 102, Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences.

>>ATTENDEES: 
This event is open to the public with a free entrance; all registrations must be made before Friday 21st of September. 

>>ONLINE REGISTRATION IS MANDATORY: https://goo.gl/forms/IoH6RB688mDZkgip2 

The conference will end with a general recognition of the FAIR TRADE CHARTER and a convivial networking cocktail.

Together let’s promote FAIR TRADE & FAIR SOCIETY for all !

Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Sunday, December 24, 2017

Merry Christmas






Dear Friends of Fair Trade Lebanon,

Our wishes for you are those of ethics, transparency, equity, and a sustainable future for our humanity…

Let us put #FairTrade at the heart of our festivities!

www.fairtradelebanon.org



Chers Amis de Fair Trade Lebanon,

Nos vœux pour vous sont l’éthique, la transparence, l’équité et un avenir durable pour notre humanité…

Mettons le #CommerceEquitable au cœur de nos festivités !

www.fairtradelebanon.org



Monday, September 25, 2017

Save The Date: Mouneh Day 29 Sept 2017




After last year’s great success, Terroirs du Liban brings you once more its special "Mouneh Day" event, organized on September 29th 2017, at its boutique located in Hazmieh, Beirut.

Join us to honor and taste our unique Lebanese Mouneh specialties, from local jams (Pumpkins in Syrup, Fig Jam with Sesame, and Apple jams with spices...), to cheeses (Goat Labneh, Shanklish...), along with spices and condiments (Zaatar, Sumac, Chili Paste...), and drinks (Organic Wines and Fruit Syrups), indulge your taste buds in new flavors and senses!

Dates: 29 September 2017.
Time: From 11 AM to 6 PM.
Location: Boutique Terroirs du Liban, Hourani Center, Ground Floor, facing Mekhitarist School. Hazmieh – Beirut.
Mobile & WhatsApp: +961 71 783444

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Suite au grand succès de l’année passée, Terroirs du Liban vous présente sa nouvelle édition de la « Journée Mouneh » organisée le 29 septembre 2017 au sein de sa boutique à Hazmieh, Beyrouth.

Rejoignez-nous pour honorer et déguster nos spécialités libanaises uniques, des confitures (Citrouilles au sirop, Confiture de Figue au sésame, Confitures de pommes aux épices…) en passant par les fromages locaux (Labneh de Chèvre, Shanklish…), ainsi que les épices et les condiments (telles que le Zaatar, le Sumac, la Pâte de Piment…) et les boissons (Vins bio et Sirops de fruits), offrez à vos papilles de nouvelles saveurs et sensations !

Date : 29 septembre 2017.
Horaire : de 11h à 18h.
Adresse : Boutique Terroirs du Liban, Centre Hourani, RDC, en face de l’école Mekhitariste. Hazmieh – Beyrouth.
Tel & WhatsApp : 
+961 71 783444

Monday, August 21, 2017

FTL JOB VACANCY : ACCOUNTANT

 
Position: Accountant for Finance and Accounting department.

Job Requirements: 

- BA holder or equivalent in Accounting.
- Minimum 3 to 5 years of experience.
- Strong negotiation skills. 
 

Job Description: 

- Handling petty cash, preparing payments and reporting to head of dept. 
- Arranging payments for suppliers.
- Keeping up-to-date with cash and bank account.
- Passing accounting vouchers & payment vouchers.
- Cost center.
- Monthly bank reconciliation.
- Filing.
- Salaries, NSSF and Tax Transaction.
- Chart of accounts.

Schedule: Full time (9 AM - 5 PM).

Location: Hourani Center, 2nd Floor, Facing Mekhitarist School, Hazmieh, Lebanon.


About Fair Trade Lebanon: Fair Trade Lebanon is a non-profit NGO created in 2006 aiming to improve the livelihoods of the most disadvantaged people in rural Lebanon. The organization chose fair trade as a means of building export opportunities for small producers and food-processing cooperatives.


If interested in applying, please email your CV to our head of HR, Mrs. Maya Masri: m.masri@fairtradelebanon.org

Monday, May 15, 2017

FAIR TRADE DAY MORNING HIKE



GO THE EXTRA MILE with our Fair Trade Day Morning Hike:

On the same morning of May 21st, Fair Trade Lebanon is organizing a smooth 3-hour hike in Wadi El Salib (Kfardebian) with guide Naïm Mhanna, before joining the celebration at Saint George’s convent in Roumiyeh.

Hike details:
Departure & pick up time: 7:30 AM at Dora (Free parking next to Byblos Bank).
Hike in Wadi El Salib: from 8:30 AM until 11:30 AM approximately (followed by transport to the event, 15 minutes ride to reach convent).
Return: 4 PM at Dora.
Price adult: 55 USD
Price 8 to 18 years: 25 USD
Free for under 8 years.
Price includes transport, guide, and Fair Trade Day ticket with rural lunch at the convent.

Make sure to wear suitable shoes and bring your water for the hike!

For reservations:
Call or email M. Guillaume Sérillon
g.serillon@fairtradelebanon.org
M: 71 88 50 54

Friday, May 12, 2017

Sensibilisation sur le Commerce Equitable à Tyr




Le 10 mai 2017 dans le cadre du Défi Lecture organisé à Tyr par l’Institut Français et rassemblant pour l’occasion 5 écoles primaires de la région, une centaine d’élèves a participé à une session de sensibilisation sur le commerce équitable donnée par Fair Trade Lebanon. 

Cette opération ludique et pédagogique menée en partenariat avec le magazine jeunesse francophone «Gwinie» a permis de faire passer un message sur l’importance de faire émerger un commerce plus juste auprès des enfants présents.

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

World #FairTradeDay Event Details


Fair Trade Lebanon invites you to support its Fair Trade cause by attending its annual World Fair Trade Day (WFTD) celebration, taking place at St George's convent in Roumiyeh, Qleyat, on Sunday 21st of May from 12 PM until 5 PM.

Our Fair Trade Day celebration is a rural and authentic outdoor lunch organized by Fair Trade Lebanon with the support of the US Middle-East Partnership Initiative (MEPI).

By attending this event, you will be:
• Supporting Fair Trade, a trading system which aims to reduce poverty in Lebanon and fight against the country’s increasing rural exodus.
• Meeting more than 150 women producers who are actively involved in the Fair Trade movement.
• Tasting the richness of the Lebanese rural cuisine with an open buffet made by Fair Trade Lebanon’s partner cooperatives.
• Enjoying a family day out doing fun activities, in the beautiful mountains and away from the city.

This awareness-raising day for the principles of Fair Trade is part of a worldwide campaign relayed by fair trade actors from more than 80 countries.

Reserve your places by calling 05 952 153, come many and do not forget your walking shoes!

Tickets are on sale online (https://ihjoz.com/events/2392-fair-trade-day-celebration) and offline at the entrance of the event.

Tickets prices:
50 USD per adult (buffet and drinks).
20 USD per youngster from 8 to 18 years (buffet and drinks).
Free entrance for kids under 8 years.

Be an Agent for Change, make a difference by supporting Fair Trade and buying products certified Fairtrade or with the “Fair Trade Lebanon” mark; use your purchasing power to contribute in improving lives!