Sustainable Fashion Symposium Palestine 

October 18th-20th 2022

Ramallah & Gaza 

ABOUT

Showcasing the local textile scene and contributing global perspectives.

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From October 18th to 20th 2022 we will offer a variety of engaging workshops, talks, lectures and presentations. The aim of the event is to connect international sustainability advocates with local game-changers and brands. We offer expert level knowledge on relevant key topics as zero-waste design, textile certifications and ethical production methods.

Our brand accelerator will create possibilities for international business opportunities.

 

The event focuses heavily on current reflections and perspectives for sustainable fashion in Palestine, and creates a platform to bring contemporary Palestinian fashion designs and voices to the world. 

Lectures and Workshops

Online and Digital

Our program is designed to engage local students, professionals but also curious minds in the conversation around sustainability and fashion. A selection of content will be translated to Arabic and streamed at the French - German Cultural Center in Ramallah and the Al Ghussein Cultural House in Gaza.

Daily panels and thought-provoking conversations to reflect on the fashion and textile industry in Palestine. 

Digital lectures and inspirational talks on the global trend of sustainable fashion and artisans work. 

Free on-site workshops to get new sustainability impulses and tools for fashion and textile businesses.  

Studio Portrait

Palestinian Fashion Brands

Our brand program is meant to connect local talent and export the fascinating world of Palestinian fashion design. 

Brand Accelerator 

Woman Weaving

Showcasing

Local Production 

Palestine has a rich history in textile and leather production. Together with Fashion Revolution Germany, we want to highlight the potential and showcase the scalability of responsibly-made-in-Palestine items for international markets. 

Speakers 

International and Local Fashion Professionals 

The program is a mix of international sustainability experts and local fashion professionals. We are thrilled to connect the different experiences, focus points and ways of working with fashion and ethical approaches. Our schedule is meant to start conversations and offer new insights. 

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Tara St. James 

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Yasmeen Mjalli

Nöl Collective

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Dr. Pam Samasuwo-Nyawiri

Vanhu Vamwe 

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Ali Hamdallah

Darzah Designs

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Kavita Parmar

THE IOU PROJECT & XTANT

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Shukri Lawrence and Omar Braika

Trashy Clothing

Location Hosts 

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Collaborators

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Event curation and design by

DS AGENCY with assistance from Celine Aweidah

This event is funded and co-organized by Goethe-Institut 

with support by Institut Français

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