Members of the Oxford Student Fairtrade Coalition worked with the Oxford Union to arrange a high profile debate on Fair Trade.
The motion was: This house believes that free trading is fair trading.
Oxford Union Debate: Thursday 3rd Week. HT 2004.
Guest Speakers included:
- Franz Fischler, EU Commissioner for Agriculture
- Peter Brabeck, Nestle CEO
- Daleep Mukarji, Director of Christian Aid
- Paul Chandler, Chief Executive of Traidcraft.
The Oxford Union chamber was packed for the debate, and the motion was conclusively defeated by over 2 to 1.