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Consumer policy: principles and instruments

01-03-2017

European consumer policy is a vital element of a well-functioning internal market. It aims to guarantee consumers rights vis-à-vis merchants and to provide additional protection, for example for vulnerable consumers. Empowering consumers and effectively protecting their safety and economic interests have become essential goals of European policy in the area of consumer protection. Research carried out for the European Parliament indicates that effective consumer protection policy is essential for ...

European consumer policy is a vital element of a well-functioning internal market. It aims to guarantee consumers rights vis-à-vis merchants and to provide additional protection, for example for vulnerable consumers. Empowering consumers and effectively protecting their safety and economic interests have become essential goals of European policy in the area of consumer protection. Research carried out for the European Parliament indicates that effective consumer protection policy is essential for an efficient and well-functioning European market[1]. Improved transparency and better informed transactions resulting from well implemented consumer policy results in better solutions for consumers and greater market efficiency[2].

Consumer protection measures

01-03-2017

European measures for consumer protection aim to protect the health, safety and economic and legal interests of European consumers, wherever they live, travel or shop in the EU. EU provisions regulate both physical transactions and e-commerce, and contain rules of general applicability together with provisions targeting specific products, including drugs, genetically modified organisms, tobacco products, cosmetics, toys and explosives.

European measures for consumer protection aim to protect the health, safety and economic and legal interests of European consumers, wherever they live, travel or shop in the EU. EU provisions regulate both physical transactions and e-commerce, and contain rules of general applicability together with provisions targeting specific products, including drugs, genetically modified organisms, tobacco products, cosmetics, toys and explosives.

Fossil Fuel Subsidies

16-01-2017

This paper provides an overview of fossil fuel subsidies globally and in the EU, as well as a summary of key components of successful reform efforts and why reform can be difficult to achieve for governments. This analysis was provided by Policy Department A for the Committee on Environment, Public Health and Food Safety (ENVI).

This paper provides an overview of fossil fuel subsidies globally and in the EU, as well as a summary of key components of successful reform efforts and why reform can be difficult to achieve for governments. This analysis was provided by Policy Department A for the Committee on Environment, Public Health and Food Safety (ENVI).

Decision-Making Processes of ICAO and IMO in Respect of Environmental Regulations

15-09-2016

This study provides an overview of the decision-making processes of the International Civil Aviation Organisation and International Maritime Organisations in respect of environmental regulations.

This study provides an overview of the decision-making processes of the International Civil Aviation Organisation and International Maritime Organisations in respect of environmental regulations.

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