The Award was presented to Deputy Mayor Tine Heyse by EU Commissioner for Trade, Ms. Cecilia Malmström, and Executive Director of the International Trade Centre, Ms. Arancha González.
The ceremony provided a unique opportunity for the Award winner, Special Mentions and all shortlisted cities to present their achievements in driving sustainable consumption through fair and ethical trade. With a total of around 100 participants from cities, EU institutions, the UN, civil society and the private sector, the ceremony provided a valuable platform for exchanging knowledge and experiences.
11:45-12:00 Welcome and registration
12:00-12:45 Networking aperitif
12:45-14:30 Lunch and presentations by shortlisted cities
14:30-15:30 Award Ceremony
15:30-16:00 Coffee and cake
European Commissioner for Trade
Executive Director, International Trade Centre (ITC)
Representatives from the seven shortlisted cities
The EU Cities for Fair and Ethical Trade Award is an initiative of the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Trade implemented by the International Trade Centre.