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An examination of payments issues is taking place in the context of the review of the OECD’s 1999 guidelines on e-commerce. This report looks at what might need to be amplified or revised to enhance consumer trust and adoption of new and emerging online and mobile payment mechanisms. It reflects contributions made by national delegations, business and civil society.
This workshop explored emerging consumer-related issues with governments, civil society, businesses, and academia.
On 15 April, in Paris, the OECD Committee on Consumer Policy held a workshop to discuss these issues and ways to resolve problems, with governments, consumer organisations and key payment providers.
The markets for goods and services have undergone significant changes over the past 20 years. Regulatory reform, global markets, new technologies and growth in the role of services in economic activity have driven the changes which, in many instances, have provided significant benefits to consumers. Relatively little attention has been paid to the challenges these developments have posed for consumers. More choice and more
The OECD Committee on Consumer Policy guides its Member economies in the development of policies aimed at promoting consumer interest.
A new OECD Working Party on Consumer Product Safety is aimed at strengthening information sharing on unsafe products. This press release provides further details on this work.
This report reviews the types of information being collected on consumer product safety and the ways that the information is shared with stakeholders and across jurisdictions.
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This is a summary of ten action points that will be undertaken by the OECD Working Party on Consumer Product Safety.
Held on 15-16 April 2010, this workshop aimed to examine the effectiveness of environmental claims and provided a forum for experts to exchange views and experiences.
To celebrate World Consumer Rights Day today, the International Consumer Protection Enforcement Network has launched a website to deliver better consumer protection world-wide.