Towards EU election: streghtening the European Union to a more effective consumers protection

The European Consumers Union (ECU) presented the event “Towards EU election: Strengthening the European Union for a more effective consumer protection”.

The event has been chaired by Grace Attard (Delegate of the Consultative Commission on Industrial Change at the EESC and General Secretary of the Association for Consumer Rights Malta) and it took place at the European Parliament on 5 March 2019, from 10:30 to 12:30.

Welcome address and keynote presentation

MEP Daniele Viotti, Group of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament (Videomessage)

Sergio Veroli, ECU President and Vice President of Federconsumatori

EU commitment on consumer protection: which perspective from the New Deal?

Carina Törnblom, European Commission – Directorate General for Justice & Consumers.

Priorities for the new EU Consumer Agenda: European and National stakeholder perspective

Andrew Ebrill, Secretary General of the Council of European Energy Regulators (CEER)

Paolo Falcioni, Director-General of APPLiA – Home Appliance Europe

François Bilem, Formateur at INDECOSA CGT

Anastasia Chatzipavlou, Director of the Union of Working Consumers of Greece


Mariano Votta, ECU Secretary General and EU Affairs Responsible at Cittadinanzattiva Onlus

To download ECU PRESENTATION click here

To download panellist biography click here

To download ECU manifesto click here

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