Fair Trade Christmas pop-up shop at Central Library

12356661_1052976894752749_3103560778333926372_oThere are just three days left to  do your Christmas shopping from a fantastic selection of Fair Trade gifts and food and enjoy a cup of Fair Trade tea or coffee at the same time!

We will be at Aberdeen Central Library, Rosemount Viaduct, AB25 1GW on:

Friday 18, Saturday 19 &  Monday 21 December

If you’d like to volunteer to help with our Fair Trade work, please contact Hannes Sundkvist at mdec.hannes@btconnect.com

Candlelit Vigil – 5pm, 10th December 2015, St Nicholas Square

On Thursday 10 December, which is  International Human Rights Day and the final day of the 16 Days of Action campaign, Aberdeen Violence Against Women Partnership are holding a vigil at St Nicholas Square to bring people together to honour and remember survivors of gender-based violence. The vigil will include speakers from Grampian Women’s Aid, Sacro, Aberdeen City Youth Council and other members of the Aberdeen Violence Against Women Partnership. Come along to light a candle and show solidarity in honouring and remembering those who have suffered due to gender-based violence.

World Human Rights Day – Thursday 10 December, Twilight CPD at Montgomery DEC

Come to our Conversation Café – a less formal CPD style, with space for networking and discussion, Fairtrade teas and coffees, and the opportunity to borrow from our extensive resource library.

Thursday 10 December 2015, 4.00pm – 5.30pm at Montgomery DEC, 79 Queen Street AB10 1AN (entrance opposite side door of Lemon Tree)

Please email to reserve your place: montgomerydec@btconnect.com



The Global Learning Programme (Scotland) offers an active Global Citizenship approach to exploring children’s rights in the local and global contexts – we offer FREE, ongoing support to teachers, schools and clusters.


In this session we will:

• Discuss best practice for implementation of the Unicef Rights Respecting School Award (session led by Unicef RRSA Strategic Lead, Maxine Jolly).
• Discuss appropriate rights respecting language and methodology for advancing knowledge of children’s rights in the classroom.
• Look at a range of resources which support rights respecting teaching, including materials from Unicef, Oxfam, and other IDL resources.
• Continue to build a peer network of colleagues interested in Global Citizenship education.