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Fair Trade talk by the founder of Trade Aid, Vi Cottrell, Friday 30 July 1PM

July 22, 2010

Trade Aid shop interior, 133 George Street, Dunedin. photo by Mark McGuire (CCBY)

Vi Cottrell - Public Lecture Poster

Vi Cottrell, the founder of Trade Aid, is giving a public lecture, entitled “Fair Trade – the Business of Development,” on Friday 30th July from 1:00pm – 2:00pm in Archway 4 Lecture Theatre, Otago University. Trade Aid opened its first store in Christchurch in 1973, and Vi’s got some amazing stories to share about how it all started and where Trade Aid and the broader Fair Trade movement are at today. We are very fortunate to have an opportunity to hear Vi speak in Dunedin. Invite your friends!

For more information, see this Facebook page. Your can also download the poster for the event by using the link below.
Vi Cottrell – Public Lecture – Fri 30 Jul 1PM Archway 4
DESI 222 students, this will be a very useful talk for you to attend, since you will be working on a project relating to Fair Trade in the second half of the semester. Please make an effort to catch this talk.
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