WORLD CONSUMER RIGHTS DAY 2016 “ANTIBIOTICS OFF THE MENU”
World Consumer Rights Day (WCRD) is a day dedicated to raising awareness . This year WCRD is being observed on March 15, 2016. The WCRD was first celebrated in 1983. Since then it has become an important annual occasion for mobilizing citizen action and solidarity within the international consumer movement. Antibiotic resistance is rising to dangerously high levels in all parts of the world. The World Health Organization has warned that, without urgent action, we are heading for a post-antibiotic era, in which important medicines stop working and common infections and minor injuries can once again kill.
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Activity 1: Assessment of the status of enforcement of the Competition Act and level playing field in key sectors, with a focus on the position of foreign investors.
Activity 2: Legal review of the Competition Act, Drafting of a model Consumer Protection Law and development of draft enforcement guidelines and advice for implementation of a merger control regime for the GCCPC.
Activity 3: Developing and implementing a capacity building programme for GCCPC staff on substantive principles, case management, analysis and investigation, including training of trainers component and providing technical advisory services to the GCCPC management.