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!

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Evènement à ne pas manquer : «Liban : Des Terroirs Pleins d’Espoirs »



Rejoignez-nous à l’Institut Français du Liban (IFL) le vendredi 5 mai pour assister au lancement de notre Manuel d’animations «Liban : Des Terroirs Pleins d’Espoirs » en partenariat avec Artisans du Monde et le CCFD – Terre Solidaire.
Invitation ouverte au grand public, venez nombreux !

Veuillez nous appeler au 05 952 153 pour une simple réservation.
Lieu : Salle Montaigne, IFL.
Horaire : 17h30 à 20h. 



Monday, May 1, 2017

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

FTL participating in NGO DAYS in local universities

To all AUB and USJ students, pass by Fair Trade Lebanon's stand to learn more about the concept of Fair Trade and our activities in Lebanon.
Check all details below.


See you there!

Saturday, April 22, 2017

Happy Earth Day!


 Happy Earth Day!
Let us live, produce and consume with ethics and responsibility!

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Join us on April 23rd: Fair Trade Walk along the Baskinta Literary Trail


You are cordially invited to join us for an exciting Fair Trade Walk on the Baskinta Literary Trail (BLT) on Sunday 23rd of April.

Details:

Hikers will have the chance to walk at the same time with the international community of Fair Trade through different continents, England, India, Europe and America.

They will get to know more about the famous authors of Baskinta, Mikhael Nouaime, Abdallah Ghanem, Georges Ghanem, Rashid Ayoub, &Sleiman Kettaneh and the famous painter Georges Oryan.


About Baskinta Fair Trade Town:
Baskinta is one of the 9 Lebanese villages which signed the Fair Trade Towns charter two years ago. The main goal of a Fair Trade Town is to unite a community of both producers and individuals around the will to promote the Fair Trade movement’s ethics and products.

The Fair Trade Walk festival:

An international festival of Fair Trade Walk with a literary theme is running from March 1st until the end of April, 2017. Many walks will therefore take place during these two months, namely in Scotland and Wales.

The festival encourages individuals, groups, schools and universities to take part in these walks and raise awareness on the injustice of the international trading system and encourage people to join the campaign for better income and improved working conditions for the people who grow our food and make our products.



For reservation: 71 94 65 32
Fee: 25 000 LBP / person

In collaboration with:
The
Lebanon Mountain Trail Association 
Baskinta Baytouna
Municipality of Baskinta 

Saturday, April 15, 2017

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Fair Trade Lebanon Olive Oil in New York

April 6th, 2017: We are so thrilled to have taken part in the first Lebanese Olive Oil Celebration in New York city hosted by the Consulate General of Lebanon in New York and the Lebanese American University (LAU).

Thank you for such a wonderful experience!