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 Organisation (WFTO).

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Workers’ Committee

A group of elected worker representatives not affiliated to any of the registered unions in the sector that deals with workers’ rights and working conditions (see ILO convention 135 for a detailed definition).