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Previous News (Second trimester) 2004


Weekly Overviews of RAPEX (Rapid Alert System for Non-Food Products) notifications : Week 27


Weekly Overviews of RAPEX (Rapid Alert System for Non-Food Products) notifications : Week 26


Weekly Overviews of RAPEX (Rapid Alert System for Non-Food Products) notifications : Week 25


Weekly Overviews of RAPEX (Rapid Alert System for Non-Food Products) notifications : Week 24


Weekly Overviews of RAPEX (Rapid Alert System for Non-Food Products) notifications : Week 23


Weekly Overviews of RAPEX (Rapid Alert System for Non-Food Products) notifications : Week 22


Weekly Overviews of RAPEX (Rapid Alert System for Non-Food Products) notifications : Week 21


Weekly Overviews of RAPEX (Rapid Alert System for Non-Food Products) notifications : Week 20



Weekly Overviews of RAPEX (Rapid Alert System for Non-Food Products) notifications : Week 19


Weekly Overviews of RAPEX (Rapid Alert System for Non-Food Products) notifications : Week 18


Weekly Overviews of RAPEX (Rapid Alert System for Non-Food Products) notifications : Week 17


Weekly Overviews of RAPEX (Rapid Alert System for Non-Food Products) notifications : Week 16


Weekly Overviews of RAPEX (Rapid Alert System for Non-Food Products) notifications : Week 15


Weekly Overviews of RAPEX (Rapid Alert System for Non-Food Products) notifications
Since the coming into force on 15 January 2004 of the revised General Product Safety Directive the Commission is publishing weekly overviews of the RAPEX notifications.

Grants - Call for specific projects
Important additionnal information   updated

Facts & Figures
Qualitative study on cross-border shopping in 28 European countries May 2004

Consumer Committee - European Consumer Consultative Group
Opinions - Made in the EU Origin Marking

Memo
Employment, Social Affairs, Health and Consumer Protection Council, Luxembourg, 1 and 2 June 2004

Enlargement seminars 2003-2004 - Berlin, Vienna and Abano seminars' speeches and reports available

Consumer Associations and Networks
List of members updated

European Consumer Consultative Group (ECCG)
Minutes of ECCG meeting of 14-15 June 2004 DE FE pdf (+/-244KB)

European Contract Law : Reactions to the Action Plan - Analytical Document es da de el fr it nl pt fi sv (+/-350 KB)


Working towards good health for all, Open Health Forum - Brussels, 17 May 2004


Commission applauds Council agreement on unfair commercial practices: EU to ban pressure selling.

Utilities/Services of General Interest
Qualitative study - European consumers and services of general interest in EU-25 (December 2003, publication March 2004)


Eurobarometer survey
EU public opinion on issues relating to business to consumer e-commerce pdf (485MB)

Special Topics - Facts & Figures
EU public opinion on issues relating to business to consumer e-commerce

European Contract Law - Conference on European Contract Law
Conference Summary - 28 April 2004

Financial Services
Qualitative study: cross-border buyers of financial services
European consumers and financial services: results of Eurobarometer 60.0
Highlights
Executive Summary
Full report
European consum
ers and financial services: the 10 accession countries
Full report

A Guide to corrective actions including recalls  

Enforcing Consumer Protection
The Importance of Consumer Participation In Standardisation
Mr Robert Madelin, Director General, ANEC General Assembly, Brussels, 3 June 2004

Speeches - David Byrne
Media Freedom versus Consumer Protection - How they can be reconciled

Speeches - Securing Consumers' Safety
A Guide to corrective actions including recalls - Robert Madelin  

David Byrne, European Commissioner for Health and Consumer Protection
Media Freedom versus Consumer Protection - How they can be reconciled
Media Forum North-Rhine Westphalia Cologne, 21 June 2004

2004/S 80-068070 B-Brussels: compendium, including a comparative analysis of the Community consumer acquis. Contract notice Services which has been published on 23/04/2004.