Entries by Tatiana Della Carità

ECU sign the interpellation to the French Presidency of the EU to support the network of Consumer Associations

On the occasion of the French Presidency of the European Union, Sergio Veroli, as President of ECU, has signed an interpellation to President Emmanuel Macron inviting him to provide the network of consumer associations in Europe with the means to operate. The European Commission, the Parliament and the Council have been working for months on […]

Two months left to transpose the EU Unfair Trading Practices Directive

On 2019 the European Parliament and the Council approved the Unfair Trading Practices Directive, which innovates the regulation about trading practice in Europe. Only some members States have already studied innovative solutions to protect agri-food suppliers and others States are late on this theme. Recently, some Civil Society Organizations have signed up a declaration which […]

Press release Cittadinanzattiva – ECU – Asvis

Sustainable Development Goals: the Inter-Institutional Group promoted by civic organizations for an inclusive and sustainable Europe is born. Today the launch event! Civil society organizations, together with European Institutions to contribute to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs): this is the main message of the new political initiative that will be launched at […]

Digital launch event of the Inter-institutional Group “SDGs for well-being and consumers’ protection”

February 16th, 2021 from 10:00 to 12:00 Just after the 2019 European elections, Active Citizenship Network (ACN), the EU branch of the NGO Cittadinanzattiva, the European umbrella association European Consumers Union (ECU) and the coalition Italian Alliance for Sustainable Development (ASviS) decided to promote a political initiative that aims to create the informal Inter-institutional Group […]

Foodsafety4eu project

Food safety is a top priority for the European Commission. The central goal is to assure a high level of protection of human health through safe products by the food industry – the Europe’s largest manufacturing and employment sector. The EU-funded FOODSAFETY4EU project will design, develop and release a multi-stakeholder platform for the future European […]

ECU General Assembly 29 january 2021

On friday 29 january 2021 took place ECU General Assembly. Sergio Veroli (ECU President), Mariano Votta (ECU Secretary General) and Alessandro Mostaccio (Member of the European Economic and Social Committee) partecipated at the meeting. Moreover, Maurizio Serpieri (European Commission DG Consumer and Justice) explained the new European Consumers’ Agenda. The programme included also a discussion […]

ECU General Assembly

29 january 2021 Link for the connection: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85775267411?pwd=VnkrSCtOSFNqTkdmeU5YUVFkNm1Bdz09 ID: 857 7526 7411 Passcode: 615787 Programme Welcome address and keynote presentation• 10:00 – 10:10: Sergio Veroli, ECU President Overview on the new European Consumers’ Agenda• 10:10 – 10:40: Massimo Serpieri, Deputy Head of Unit – European Commission DG Justice & Consumers – Unit E1 – Consumer […]

BIOnTOP project: ECU partecipates as official stakeholder

In March 2020, ECU become official stakeholder of the BIOnTOP project, thanks to its Italian member Movimento Consumatori. This project aims at delivering bio-based recyclable-by-design cost competitive packaging solutions that can be mechanically recycled, industrially or home compostable, or suitable for anaerobic digestion. Leading experts from 21 organisations based in 8 European countries form the […]

Vzdelávacie programy pre nezamestnaných

Tlačová správa (Stará Ľubovňa, 01.09.2020)Asociácia spotrebiteľkých subjektov Slovenska ukončila dvojročný projekt vzdelávania, ktorý vznikol ako spoločný program európskych spotrebiteľských organizácií z Grécka, Talianska, Českej republiky a Slovenska a reaguje na problémy nezamestnanosti mladých ľudí v krajinách Európskej únie. Štatistické údaje potvrdzujú, že k 31.01.2019 bolo na Slovensku evidovaných 41 204 nezamestnaných do 29 rokov, z […]


Η μετάβαση στην ανεργία δεν αποτελεί μια ευχάριστη εμπειρία ζωής. Ακόμα πιο δυσάρεστη εμπειρία είναι η παραμονή σε αυτή τη θέση για πολλά χρόνια. Η εύρεση κάποιας θέσης στην αγορά εργασίας  μπορεί να επιτευχθεί με ιδιαίτερη επιτυχία για όσους ξέρουν πώς να επιλέξουν με βάση την τρέχουσα προσφορά, διαθέτουν εκπαίδευση και προσόντα. Τι γίνεται όμως […]