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Asociatia Nationala pentru Protectia Consumatorilor si Promovarea Programelor si Strategiilor din Romania -InfoCons

Identification number in the register: 93499899226-74
Registration date: 10/08/2012 12:41:18

The information on this entity was last modified on: 14/07/2014 08:08:37
The date of the last annual update was: 14/07/2014 08:08:37

This entry follows the format of the previous Register. It will be changed to the new format when the entity makes the next update.
Next update due latest on: 27/04/2015

    Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Asociatia Nationala pentru Protectia Consumatorilor si Promovarea Programelor si Strategiilor din Romania -InfoCons

A.N.P.C.P.P.S.R

NGO Non Profit

    Section of registration

III - Non-governmental organisations

Non-governmental organisations, platforms and networks and similar

    Contact details

Muzelor, 1
Bucharest 040191
ROMANIA

(+40 21) 319 32 66

(+40 21) 311 51 62

office@anpcppsr.ro
www.protectia-consumatorilor.ro

    Person with legal responsibility

Mr  Sorin Mierlea

President

    Person in charge of EU relations

Ms  Anca Nedelcu

Avocat

    Goals / remit

A.N.P.C.P.P.S. Romania InfoCons was founded in 2003 to comply with consumers’ needs in Romania. Since then it has been carrying on an uninterrupted activity and it has gained national and international recognition, becoming member of various organizations, consultative commissions of state’s authorities, working groups and partner in national and international programs.

A.N.P.C.P.P.S. Romania InfoCons is a founding –member of the Consumers’ Association Federation
A.N.P.C.P.P.S.Romania -InfoCons is a full member of Consumer's International.


Among N.A.C.P.P.P.S. Romania InfoCons activities, we mention:

• Setting up Centers for Consumers’ Information and Consultancy in all counties and carrying on continuous activities in the area of consumers’ education and information
• Active involvement in the battle against counterfeits
• Becoming the founding-member of the first Consumers’ Association Federation
• Accreditation at the Romanian Parliament - Chamber of Deputies for the works of the Specialized Boards
• Setting up the first master course in the area of consumers’ protection in cooperation with The Faculty of Sociology and Social Assistance of Bucharest University
• Initiating the introduction of consumers’ protection classes in schools
• Developing several campaigns of education and information in areas of best importance in the period of Romania’s accession to the EU; these campaigns were carried on by broadcasting clips on most national television and radio broadcast, by dissemination of written materials and by organizing events at national, regional and zonal level
• Gathering national and international organizations and institutions under the aegis of the concept “Consumers’ Protection – A New Attitude!”
• Supporting the publication of specialized works

Association’s goals are:

To protect consumers’ legitimate rights and interests, to raise consumers' awareness about their rights and to develop projects and programs to this respect. The specific goals of the programs are: to protect consumers against the risk of buying or using products of an uncertain quality, to inform consumers about products that could be damaging for their health, to encourage consumers to have the right to choose, to solve consumers’ complaints.


The main attributes of the organisation are:

• To participate, as an advisory part, in elaboration of the national strategies and programs regarding consumers’ protection;
• To oversee legislation enforcement and to contribute to its updating;
• To support the process of consumers’ stratification horizontally and vertically in nongovernmental organizations, able to protect and represent their interests;
• To set up local centers of information, consultancy and education for consumers;
• To organize information centers for members of consumer’s associations;
• To carry out studies, researches and comparative tests.

national

    Activities

Alternative Dispute Resolution

    Number of persons involved in the activities described in the box above

8

A.N.P.C.P.P.S. Romania InfoCons has 8 permanent employees, 100 volunteers, approximately 65.000 members (including students, retired people and people with disabilities). The members are only individuals, located in Romania.

    Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

No accredited persons

    Fields of interest

  • Agriculture and Rural Development
  • Audiovisual and Media
  • Budget
  • Climate Action
  • Communication
  • Competition
  • Consumer Affairs
  • Culture
  • Customs
  • Development
  • Economic and Financial Affairs
  • Education
  • Employment and Social Affairs
  • Energy
  • Enlargement
  • Enterprise
  • Environment
  • External Relations
  • Fisheries and Aquaculture
  • Food Safety
  • Foreign and Security Policy and Defence
  • General and Institutional Affairs
  • Home Affairs
  • Humanitarian Aid
  • Information Society
  • Internal Market
  • Justice and Fundamental Rights
  • Public Health
  • Regional Policy
  • Research and Technology
  • Sport
  • Taxation
  • Trade
  • Trans-European Networks
  • Transport
  • Youth

    Membership and affiliation

65,000

  • ROMANIA

Membership:

Consumers International (CI)
The European Consumer Voice In Standardisation (ANEC)
International Consumer Research & Testing (ICRT)
European Sustainable Development Network (ESDN)
European Association for Education of Adults (EAEA)

    Financial data

01/2012  -  12/2012

356,643 €

356,227 €

 €

192,560 €

163,667 €

 €

416 €

 €

416 €

200,000  € - 250,000  €

    Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.