…. Calendar ….

On this calendar we can show any events in York related to global justice. As we’d like to make this as comprehensive as possible, any relevant events whether organised by groups or individuals are very welcome.

Please use the contact page or send to jess[at]justyork.org.

To get an easy overview click ‘Collapse All’ or ‘Agenda’, on the right.       Many thanks.

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Mar
14
Sat
Yoga Benefit for UK Friends of Khwendo Kor
Mar 14 @ 10:30 am – 12:15 pm

York International Women’s Week logoVenue: Clements Hall, Nunthorpe Road, York, YO23 1BW Date: Sat 14th March Time: 10.30 – 12.15 Cost: £8 donations welcome! Contact: Laura Potts 634159 laurapotts@phonecoop.coop www.yogaforallyork.wordpress.com www.frok.org.uk

A yoga class open to all – basic asana (postures) and pranayama (breathing) practice. Suitable for complete beginners and those with experience. All yoga kit provided. The charity supports the educational, economic, health and civil rights and empowerment of women and girls in North West Pakistan. Advance booking appreciated.

Women’s perspectives on defending human rights
Mar 14 @ 1:00 pm
Women's perspectives on defending human rights

Venue: York Explore Library Date: Sat 14th March Time: 1pm Free!
Contact: Gillian Holmes 01904552828 (answerphone)
york@exploreyork.org.uk www.exploreyork.org.uk

Katsiaryna (Belarus) and Valdenia (Brazil) join us from The Centre for
Applied Human Rights at the University of York to share stories from their
lives as defenders of human rights in two very different countries.

 

Mar
16
Mon
Fairtrade Talk
Mar 16 @ 6:30 pm
Fairtrade Talk

in King John Room, West Offices:

One of our members, Ashraf Hamad, is giving a talk about his PhD work about Fairtrade and Fairtrade activism.

This should be a very interesting evening; we will meet at 6pm for a 6.30 start, and there will be refreshments as well as a chance to chat.

Please do come along and feel free to pass the message on to anyone else you think may be interested.

You will need to come in the main entrance of the building (Tanner Row) and tell the person on reception that you are here for the Fair Trade Forum meeting, and they will sign you in.

Apr
17
Fri
Indian Head Massage! – for York Fairtrade
Apr 17 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
 Indian Head Massage! - for York Fairtrade

in  Fulford:

Book a relaxing Indian head massage from qualified masseurs and enjoy refreshments and socialising.

Times to be confirmed, but most likely afternoon and evening.

This is a fundraising event to support the work of the Forum.

Please RSVP if you would like to come, and I will send you the address and full details of times and prices a bit nearer the day. Thanks to Margot for hosting and organising this event.

May
9
Sat
World Fair Trade Day in York
May 9 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
World Fair Trade Day in York

The Fair Trade Forum are holding a publicity and information stall in St Helen’s Square for World Fair Trade Day. Please do circulate this flyer to your networks and promote it in any way you can, and better still, if you are in town on that day, pop by and say hello! It’s your chance to have a go at the Fairtrade lucky dip, pedal the smoothie bike and get hold of one (or more) of our new ‘York is a Fairtrade City’ stickers for display in your window or car.

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Jun
13
Sat
Fair Trade Groups Networking Event
Jun 13 @ 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Fair Trade Groups Networking Event


To be held at the University of Leeds, University House, the Woodhouse Suite from 2pm to 4pm. Refreshments provided from 1.30pm.

This event will provide the opportunity for any members of Fair Trade groups across Yorkshire to meet up and share ideas and experiences.  There will be both informal and structured networking time to discuss the core activities of Fair Trade groups eg. recruiting members, working with local politicians & the media, organising events, engaging partners, applying for and renewing Fairtrade status etc.

There is no training as such, this event will offer the opportunity to learn from each other.  The small groups in which you discuss will be changed throughout the afternoon, so that you are given the chance to speak to a wide cross section of group members.

Free of charge.  All Fairtrade group members welcome.

Fair Trade Groups Networking Event
Jun 13 @ 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm

 

downloadThis event will provide the opportunity for any members of Fair Trade groups across Yorkshire to meet up and share ideas and experiences.  There will be both informal and structured networking time to discuss the core activities of Fair Trade groups eg. recruiting members, working with local politicians & the media, organising events, engaging partners, applying for and renewing Fairtrade status etc.

 To be held at the University of Leeds, University House, the Woodhouse Suite from 2pm to 4pm. Refreshments provided from 1.30pm.

There is no training as such, this event will offer the opportunity to learn from each other.  The small groups in which you discuss will be changed throughout the afternoon, so that you are given the chance to speak to a wide cross section of group members.

Free of charge.  All Fairtrade group members welcome.

 

 

Sep
19
Sat
Fairtrade Yorkshire Regional Conference
Sep 19 @ 10:30 am – 4:00 pm
Fairtrade Yorkshire Regional Conference

Held at the Priory Street Centre, Priory Street, York (just 5 minutes walk from the station)

Refreshments served from 10.30am.  Conference begins at 11am until 4pm.

I am delighted to announce that the keynote speaker will be Chief Adam Tampuri, the Chair of Fairtrade Africa Network.  He is a cashew and shea nut producer and co-founder of the Gbankuliso Cashew Farmers’ Association in Ghana.  Adam is a member of the Fairtrade International Climate Change Working Group, representing African producers at United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change meetings.  He is a charismatic speaker and I am sure you will all value what he has to say and appreciate the opportunity to ask questions.

Also during the day there will be:

·        A presentation by a Fairtrade Foundation Officer updating us on latest developments at the Foundation.

·        The election of the Fairtrade Foundation National Campaigner Council representative for Yorkshire.

·        The opportunity to feedback your thoughts to the Fairtrade Foundation.

·        A panel discussion with Professor Bob Doherty (University of York), Joanna Pollard (Chair of BAFTS), Chief Adam Tampuri and a representative of the Fairtrade Foundation.

·        Workshops with something for everyone.

There will be a free vegetarian lunch.

You must book for this conference.  The Foundation will take the bookings; I will let you know when bookings are open.

Free of charge.  All Fairtrade supporters welcome.

Fairtrade Yorkshire Regional Conference
Sep 19 @ 10:30 am – 4:00 pm

downloadI am delighted to announce that the keynote speaker will be Chief Adam Tampuri, the Chair of Fairtrade Africa Network.

Adam is a cashew and shea nut producer and co-founder of the Gbankuliso Cashew Farmers’ Association in Ghana.  He is a member of the Fairtrade International Climate Change Working Group, representing African producers at United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change meetings.

He is a charismatic speaker and I am sure you will all value what he has to say and appreciate the opportunity to ask questions.

To be held in the centre of York.  Venue to be confirmed.  Refreshments served from 10.30am.  Conference begins at 11am until 4pm.

Also during the day there will be:

·        A presentation by a Fairtrade Foundation Officer updating us on latest deveopments at the Foundation.

·        The election of the Fairtrade Foundation National Campaigner Council representative for Yorkshire.

·        The opportunity to feedback your thoughts to the Fairtrade Foundation.

·        A panel discussion with Fair Trade stakeholders.

·        Workshops with something for everyone.

There will be a free vegetarian lunch.

You must book for this conference.  The Foundation will take the bookings; I will let you know when bookings are open.

Free of charge.  All Fairtrade supporters welcome.

 

 

Dec
14
Mon
York Fairtrade Forum Social
Dec 14 @ 7:00 pm
York Fairtrade Forum Social

You are invited to

The York Fair Trade Forum

Christmas get together

On Monday December 14th

At 7.00pm

At 98, Eastfield Avenue ,Haxby

YO32 3EZ

 Number 1 bus,

( get off on Oaktree Lane and walk back around the corner)

Please bring and share food and drink

RSVP to kathrynjtissiman@gmail.com