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Ethical Fashion Initiative : The Opportunities are Here

Editor 1 • 10 May 2021
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The Ethical Fashion Initiative creates and strengthens social enterprises in emerging economies to connect discerning international brands in fashion, interiors and fine foods with talented local designers, artisans and micro-producers, building stable, dignified work opportunities and resilient communities.

EFI is a flagship programme of the International Trade Centre, a joint agency of the United Nations and the World Trade Organization.

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TRANSFORMING JOB SEEKERS INTO JOB CREATORS

The Opportunities are Here aims to foster entrepreneurial spirit in young Africans by developing entrepreneurship and job opportunities, and connecting different stakeholders within an existing ecosystem.

A project of ITC Ethical Fashion Initiative, with the support and partnership of the EU.

EFI

TRANSFORMER LES DEMANDEURS D'EMPLOI EN CRÉATEURS D'EMPLOI

Les opportunités sont ici vise à favoriser un esprit d’entreprise chez les jeunes Africains en développant des opportunités d’entrepreneuriat et d’emploi, et en connectant différentes parties prenantes au sein d’un écosystème existant.

Un projet de l’ITC Ethical Fashion Initiative, avec le soutien et partenariat de l’UE.

Presentation video

 

NEW!   Discover THE ETHICAL FASHION PODCAST

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Featuring a diverse group of thought leaders, experts within the fashion industry and EFI collaborators, the series travels the world exploring major topics of sustainability. Explore the issues driving the ethical fashion conversation with UN officer Simone Cipriani and sustainable fashion journalist Clare Press, the Wardrobe Crisis creator

Trailer : INTRODUCING THE ETHICAL FASHION PODCAST 🎧

Episodes 1-7 : PODCASTS…

 

! NEW : PODCASTS  Series 2

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# 11 : Fashion, Art and Mentoring by Existence with Virgil Abloh

# 12 : Doing Business in Africa in the Digital Age with Roberta Annan, impact investor and founder of the African Fashion Foundation and Patricia Obo-Nai, Chief Executive Officer of Vodafone Ghana. 

# 13 : African Designers to Know - Lukhanyo Mdingi and Jiamini Kenya

#14 : Woman Power - Margaux Wong

#15 Alexander-Julian Gibbson on Diversity, Creativity and Lagos Style

#16 Studio 189’s Abrima Erwiah on Fashion Artisanship and Made-in-Africa

#17: Meet Uganda's Top Model Agent Joram Muzira

 

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