PM to open global meet on consumer protection

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will on 26 October 2017 inaugurate a two-day international conference on consumer protection in the South, South-East and East Asian Nations.

This is the first time an international conference on consumer protection is being organised by India for countries of the region which account for a majority of the global consumers and share common challenges and experiences,’ said an official release, adding that 22 countries from East, South and South-East Asia are expected to participate in the conference, being hosted by the Department of Consumer Affairs and the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development.

The conference will have six working sessions on the United Nations Guidelines for Consumer Protection and Implementation, stakeholder participation in consumer protection, protection of online consumers, fostering consumer inclusion in financial services, protection of vulnerable groups of consumers and consumer empowerment through education.

Translate »