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Africa Day 2012

The Waterford One World Centre celebrates Africa Day 2012.

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Fairtrade Fortnight 2012

The Centre held our Fairtrade Fortnight 2012 Celebrations on the 1st of March at the Granville Hotel. Joining us were Samatha Valluri from Chetna Organic in India, an organisation that works with small farmers, and Melanie Drea from Fairtrade Ireland.  Ms. Valluri gave a very interesting talk on the importance of Fairtrade to the farmers that she works with.

Also on the night, Centre staff Susan Gallwey and Lucy Whittle, recently returned from visiting two Fairtrade cooperatives in Ghana, gave a slideshow presentation and talk about their experiences.

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Humanitarian Award

The 2011 Waterford Humanitarian Award was presented to Mr. Marc Mbanda at the Garter Lane Arts Centre.

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Global Book Club - Cutting for Stone

The selection for the December - January Global Book Club is Abraham Verghese's Cutting for Stone. It is about families, medicine, love, landscape, exile and belonging. We invite you to read it and join our discussion.

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