“Consumers, by definition, include us all….They are the largest economic group, affecting and affected by almost every public and private economic decision. Yet they are the only important group... whose views are often not heard.”
(John F Kennedy, 1962)
Codaction - Consumers' Democracy in Action is a new independent, not-for-profit, non-governmental organization founded on the experience of Codacons, the most influential Italian consumers' organization.
Dear Member Association,
Finally Codaction has been recognized by the EU institutions, both Parliament and the Commission!
Parliament approved the new food labelling rules by 606 votes to 46, with 26 abstentions. Once the legislation is published in the EU Official Journal, food companies will have three years to adapt to most of the rules, but five years for the rules on nutrition values.
Privacy concept for the project “Awareness raising on children’s privacy protection”
The project aims to enhance the privacy of children who access the Internet and other communication technologies by developing new training tools for children, their parents, their teachers and service providers. The project is linked to the strengthening of the privacy of children, which is one of the priorities of the specific program "Fundamental Rights and Citizenship."
Since 1999 the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) organises an annual event, the European Consumer Day, in close cooperation with the European Commission and the Member State holding the Presidency of the Council of the European Union. M. Mario Sepi t the conferenceThis year's event was a significant one as we celebrated the 10th anniversary of the European Consumer Day.