Time: 9 to 11 November 2016
(9 November 2016 for Question 6/1 expert meeting, and 10 and 11 November 2016 for ITU workshop on consumer protection in a digital collaborative economy)
Chongqing, People's Republic of China
Introduction: In the context of the work of ITU-D Study Group 1 and its work plan for the 2014-2017 study period, and at the kind invitation of the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT)(People’s Republic of China), the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) has the pleasure of inviting you to participate in an ITU-D Study Group 1 Question 6/1 expert meeting and workshop on
Consumer protection in a digital collaborative economy which will take place in Chongqing (People’s Republic of China) from 9 to 11 November 2016
ITU-D Study Group 1 Question 6/1 dedicated to "Consumer information, protection and rights: Laws, regulation, economic bases, consumer networks" has as one of its outcomes requested by the World Telecommunication Development Conference in 2014, the organization of seminars in all regions on consumer protection, covering areas such as consumer information, protection and rights, laws, economic and financial bases, and consumer networks. In this regard, the planned workshop on 10 and 11 November 2016 will focus on
Consumer protection in a digital collaborative economy. The Question 6/1 expert meeting on 9 November 2016 will aim to further progress the ongoing work on Question 6/1 on developing practical guidelines for consumer protection and as such will prepare inputs for consideration during the January 2017 ITU-D Study Group 1 Question 6/1 Rapporteur Group meeting.
This work will further feed into ITU’s overall work in assisting countries to prepare for and implement the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
Target Audience: The expert meeting and related workshop are open to participation by ITU Member States, ITU-D Sector Members, Associates and Academia.
Thank you for joining us in Chongqing!