13 – 14 November 2017, Antalya, Turkey: UNCTAD MENA Participates at the Autumn Conference on Consumer Protection

UNCTAD MENA Participates at the Autumn Conference on Consumer Protection

ICPEN Autumn Conference

 

Ms. Teresa Moreira gave a presentation on the role of UNCTAD in strengthening stakeholder cooperation in the area of consumer protection; UNCTAD’s mandate and work in the area of consumer protection, especially the Intergovernmental Group of Experts on Consumer Protection Law and Policy (IGE); the issues discussed in the IGE and working groups on e-commerce and vulnerable consumers; the importance of participation in IGE and its working groups to engage with other consumer protection agencies and stakeholders including civil society, other international organizations and business organizations in this area. The objectives of UNCTAD’s presentation were to familiarize participants with UNCTAD’s work in the area of consumer protection and to inform participants about the possibilities and platforms offered by UNCTAD for cooperation with other agencies and stakeholders throughout the world.