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The Fair Trade Game at SMU

Where: SMU, 923 Robie St., Loyola 173



Come Join the Saint Mary's University International Development Studies Undergraduate Society and the Dalhousie Engineers Without Borders in a two-day event, consisting of three separate simulations of the Fair Trade Game, invented by Randall Coleman of the NON-Gmo project, based in Western Canada. Each game will take place separately at Saint Mary’s University, Dalhousie University, and the Halifax Public Library. Each event runs for just over two hours and would allow, for participants, an interactive experience where they take part in the Fair Trade Game. Following this, there will be a discussion allowing for a further explanation of the process of buying and selling primary goods in global and local markets. The Fair Trade process is simulated to allow for the public to experience the difficulties faced in everyday trade between farmers of the Global South and companies from the Global North. The Fair Trade Game is designed to introduce the public to the concept of Global Citizenship as proposed through the United Nations 2030 Agenda of Sustainable Development Goals alongside the Atlantic Council for International Cooperation (ACIC).

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