Competition and Consumer ProtectionDisplaying results 1 - 10 of 127
How markets and consumers can drive sustainability
16 May 2023
Experts spotlight key areas where competition and consumer protection policies can promote sustainable consumption and production.
Global forum spotlights actions to make trade more sustainable and inclusive
2 May 2023
The UN Trade Forum 2023 will highlight how developing countries can use trade to tackle global challenges including protecting the ocean, reducing digital and gender inequalities, and building more resilient economies.
World in crisis demands protection of consumer rights to water and energy
15 Mar 2023
Multiple global crises are threatening access to essential services for the most disadvantaged consumers. UNCTAD outlines the actions needed to safeguard their rights.
UNCTAD urges civil society to help ensure consumer goods are safe
21 Nov 2022
Governments should rally civil society organizations in improving the safety of products offered to consumers.
How to make markets work for sustainable development
29 Sep 2022
Competition and consumer policies can help build more sustainable economies, experts say.
How competition enforcement can boost economic recovery
22 Jul 2022
UNCTAD brings together competition authorities to discuss lessons learned from the COVID-19 pandemic and how to support the recovery of small businesses.
UNCTAD urges action to address consumer vulnerability in financial services
22 Jul 2022
Consumers are targeted by new types of scams and fraud as digitalization and innovations in the financial markets boom.
Unsafe products exact a high price on consumers globally
19 Jul 2022
Rogue traders whose unsafe products have been withdrawn from one market can export them to countries with weaker consumer product safety, disregarding consumers’ right to safe products.
UNCTAD convenes consumer protection talks amid heightened vulnerability
15 Jul 2022
The emerging cost-of-living crisis added to the COVID-19 pandemic is undermining the financial resilience of many consumers, increasing their vulnerability.