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More international cooperation needed to better protect consumers
15 Mar 2021
Countries are urged to step up efforts to safeguard consumers’ health, safety and economic interests amid the pandemic.
Building back better requires stronger competition and consumer protection in the digital economy
24 Dec 2020
By Teresa Moreira, Head of the Competition and Consumer Policies Branch, 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.
COVID-19 has changed online shopping forever, survey shows
8 Oct 2020
The pandemic has accelerated the shift towards a more digital world and triggered changes in online shopping behaviours that are likely to have lasting effects
Airlines must respect consumers' rights
4 Jun 2020
Written by Pamela Coke-Hamilton, Director of International Trade and Commodities, UNCTAD
Data and privacy unprotected in one third of countries, despite progress
29 Apr 2020
Major gaps in cyberlaw adoption leave consumers vulnerable during the coronavirus crisis as they access goods and services online.
COVID-19: Firmer action needed to better protect consumers
8 Apr 2020
Authorities need to do more to monitor and act on unfair business practices and criminal activities exploiting fears over the coronavirus pandemic.
Consumer protection crucial for the digital economy to thrive
13 Mar 2020
Written by By Teresa Moreira, Head of Competition and Consumer Policies Branch, UNCTAD