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A Moment to Reflect on 2013…

Posted by in Featured, Global Exchange Community on 17th December, 2013 | 1 Comment

EleanorWalterIn the midst of reflecting on Nelson Mandela’s life and legacy, we also looked back at the last 12 months of our highlights and victories of 2013, but could not also help but think of other human rights heroes whom we lost this year. Without them, our movement victories would not be possible.

Farewell to Fair Trade pioneer, Raúl del Águila

Posted by in Fair Trade, World News & Events on 14th February, 2013 | 10 Comments

Raul_300 dpiIt is with heavy heart that we are reporting that Raúl del Águila, pioneer in Fair Trade, sustainability, and human rights passed away from a heart attack yesterday February 13th while traveling in Germany.

PHOTOS: 2010 Human Rights Awards Gala Highlights

Posted by in Fair Trade, Global Exchange Community, Global Exchange News & Events on 3rd June, 2010 | No Comments

Global Exchange staff showing off their evening looksGlobal Exchange started the Human Rights Awards in 2001 to recognize and elevate the contributions of individuals and organizations who work tirelessly to advance the cause of peace, justice and the inalienable rights we call “human rights”—here in the United States and around the world. This years’ honorees, Van Jones, Raúl del Águila from Peru, […]

And the People’s Choice Winner is…..(drumroll please)

Posted by in Global Exchange News & Events, Human Rights, Peace, Democracy and Human Rights on 27th May, 2010 | No Comments

PrintGlobal Exchange is pleased to announce the winner of our 2010 Human Rights Awards People’s Choice, Mu Sochua, as chosen by YOU, supporters of Global Exchange and human rights around the world. Mu Sochua joins our other award recipients, Raúl del Águila, International Honoree, and Van Jones, Domestic Honoree. Mu Sochua has been a tireless […]