Providing on the ground support, BEPI will expand its training opportunities for producers this autumn to Dhaka. Ask your producer to register now for a workshop on how to manage the environmental impact of their factory.
On 29 March, the UK triggered Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty, initiating the process of leaving the EU. FTA will continue to advocate for a smart Brexit process that safeguards open markets and business interests.
Following factory workers’ protests in December that led to several arrests and workers dismissals, FTA together with over 20 brands, signed a joint letter to the Government of Bangladesh urging for swift action towards respecting and adhering to workers’ rights, especially related to freedom of association.
As outlined in its National Programme, Malta’s primary focus will be migration and security issues alongside an ambitious agenda for trade and sustainable development. Some challenging dossiers await action, including the modernisation of trade defence instruments and the implementation of the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).