If you feel that the world of Fair Trade has its very own language – don’t fret! We’ll keep you in the know!


With this glossary we’ll guide you through the common technical terms used by FLOCERT, Fairtrade International and the World Fair Trade Organization (WFTO).


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Nomination Committee (NC)

The Nomination Committee recommends candidates for Fairtrade International Board committees, trader and independent boards to the Fairtrade International Board of Directors.

There are three Fairtrade International Board committees: the Standards Committee, the Finance Committee and the Nominations Committee.

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