ECU is a network of european associations born to connect global and local consumer’s needs. We defend and diffuse consumer’s rights and we mediate between citizens, lawyers, local and international administrations.
we take care of consumers problems
we find fast and concrete
we offer lawyer consulting
we mediate with public administrations and companies
we informe and we awake regarding consumerisme themes
ECU protect the purchasing power and monitor the market to garantee transparency, health and fundamental rights.
Food, health, environment, saving are only few of several themes that ECU promote.
3RD OF OCTOBER, MONTREUIL CEDEX (FRANCE): “CLIMATE CHANGE AND CONSUMPTION: WHAT ARE THE LINKS?”
The international meeting is organized by the France consumer association Indecosa in order to reflect how promote a more sustainable approach in the area of production and consumption of primary goods.
26 SEPTEMBER 2019, BRUSSELS (BELGIUM): EU PRODUCT SAFETY AWARD
The European Commission’s Directorate-General for Justice and Consumers has launched the very first EU Product Safety Award last February. The aim of this initiative is to spread and reward best business practices that “go the extra mile” in product safety.
The five European consumer associations, Federconsumatori Piemonte in Italy, Consumer Defence Association of Moravia and Silesia, Union of Working Consumers of Greece, Lithuanian National Consumer Federation and Association of Consumer Organizations in Slovakia accepted the European Commission’s call for Erasmus + (no. 2018-1-SK01-KA204-046393) in the field of Strategic Partnerships and started to implement common project to promote innovation, exchange of experience and know-how between different types of European organizations.
RECIPE CHALLENGE SEAFOOD TOMORROW PROJECT – EUROPEAN SELECTION – PARIS 1 JULY 2019
Between December 2018 and May 2019, aspiring chefs from Portugal, Spain, Belgium, Poland, France and Sweden, have been battling it out to create new seafood recipes using sustainable species, rather than commonly overfished species. Supported by the EU-funded SEAFOODTOMORROW project, winners from the six national contests are now preparing for the final competition which will take place on 1st July, in the culinary capital of Europe – Paris!
“European Consumer Union”, the new EU umbrella consumer association, was officially presented in Brussels to the EU Institutions (EU Commission, members of the European parliament and of the European Economic Social Committee) and other relevant stakeholders.
The launch event took place last 5th of March at the EU Parliament in the conference entitled “Towards EU election: Strengthening the European Union for a more effective consumer protection,” hosted by Italian MEP Viotti, S&D.
Just eat it is the title of a film on food waste that, after being presented at the Festival Cinema Ambiente of Turin, it made the rounds of several schools of Piedmont, and enjoying amazing success. A vision that we highly recommend for the topic and for the truly original cut of the film.
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