Video material from the fifth briefing

The presentations and discussions in the fifth Brussels Development Briefing on 16 Aprily 2008 were recorded by the European Commission and edited and made available to view on the Internet by WUR TV.

Please note that for the time being the audio tracks are only available in the original language.

The following sequences are available:

Opening remarks
Hansjörg Neun, CTA
Isolina Boto, CTA
Liselotte Isaksson, DG Development, European Commission
Viwanou Gnassounou, ACP Secretariat (video in French)

Panel 1: Can Fair Trade contribute to poverty reduction and sustainable development?
Linda McAvan, MEP
Anja Osterhaus, Fair Trade Advocacy Office, Brussels
Stephanie Barrientos, University of Manchester
Natalie Berg, PlanetRetail
Gelkha Buitrago, Fairtrade Labelling Organizations (FLO)
Moctar Fall, Interface Trading, Senegal (video in French)

DEBATE

Panel 2: Can Fair Trade better link ACP producers to northern consumers?
H.E. Ambassador Federico Alberto Cuello Camilo, Ambassador of the Dominican Republic
Samuel Poos, Fair Trade Centre, Belgian Technical Cooperation (video in French)
Christopher Wunderlich, Sustainable Commodity Initiative, UNCTAD, IISD
Mamadou Ouattara, Association of African cotton producers (video in French)
Barry Newton, Belize Sugar Association

DEBATE

Conclusions
H.E. Ambassador Federico Alberto Cuello Camilo, Ambassador of the Dominican Republic
Hansjörg Neun and Isolina Boto, CTA

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