Belgrade, Serbia 09 to 10 March 2009 P2P31895 28 Consumer and health protection (Complete), 35 Other issues (Complete) No Task
Chair Person Ms Vassiliki Pelleni _______ Desk Officer DG Health and Consumers European Commission
Participants: The participants are nominated by the respective ministry or national authority of the beneficiary country.
Part of series: Multi country
Aim of the Assistance
This seminar shall enhance the capacity of civil society organisations engaging in consumer protection in the candidate and potential candidate countries and territories to EU enlargement. More specifically, the aim of this seminar is to give practitioners from consumer organisations concrete information to help building up effective and sustainable organisations to protect and defend consumers rights and deliver relevant services. The main focus of this seminar will be on how to create financially sustainable consumer organisations not only by drawing both on public and private funding, but also by generating income through consumer complaint services and comparative product tests. This seminar shall contribute to the exchange and dissemination of good practice from old and new EU member states and to networking on regional as well as on the European level. In addition, the seminar shall foster dialogue between civil society organisations and public authorities in the area of consumer protection.
EU legislation / adm. infrastructure
2- days seminar
CS0s from Western Balkans and Turkey + 1 government representative per CC/PCC
Consumer protection CSOs from CCs and PCCs + 1 government representative per CC/PCC