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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 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.
Consumer protection can contribute to a gender-equal world
8 Feb 2022
Including a gender lens in consumer protection policies can empower women and help reduce gender disparities.
Milestone day for e-commerce and a chance to boost consumer trust
11 Nov 2021
By Teresa Moreira, Head of Competition and Consumer Policies, UNCTAD
Countries focus on protecting consumers amid and after COVID-19
15 Oct 2020
Stakeholders gather to share experiences and exchange information to advance the welfare of consumers in open markets.
Peru adopts merger control law after 20 years of debate
15 May 2019
Milestone places Peru at the same level as most countries in South America in terms of comprehensive competition legal frameworks.
Audio-visual sports rights experts step up to the plate
5 Jul 2018
The battle for audio-visual rights to sports events is as fierce as the action on the field, and competition regulators in developing countries must be prepared to play the game
Consumer rights can spur development, meeting hears
3 Jul 2018
When consumer interests are protected, social and economic progress follows – supporting countries to meet the Sustainable Development Goals
UNCTAD announces the development of a digital tool that will help protect consumers in the digital age
7 Jul 2017
How are countries protecting your rights as a consumer and adapting them to the global marketplace? This is one of the many questions addressed in UNCTAD’s Peer Review on Consumer Protection, the first of its kind.