Consumer International Middle East (“CI”) is organizing a workshop on “Consumer Right in the Digital Economy”. The workshop will be held on Monday 6 February 2017 in Muscat, under the auspice of H. E. Sheikh Sa'ad Mohammed Said al Mardhouf al Sa'adi, Minister of Sport Affairs, and will be attended by Mr. Bart Combée, CI President, and Mr. Justin Macmullan head of the regional office. The workshop aims to increase the participants’ knowledge about the counsumer rights in the digital economy, and the protection that should be available in view of the increasing domination of the digital economy.
The workshop theme was derived from the World Consumer Day 2017 theme “building a digital world worthy of the consumer trust”, and will include several sessions dealing with various subjects including introduction to traditional consumer, contemporary consumer in the digital economy, the impact of the digital economy, consumer rights in the digital economy, protecting the relation with digital trader, etc.
The workshop is organized in Oman as the only CI representative in the Middle East is in Muscat. Consumer International (CI) is the world federation of consumer groups formed in 1960, and together with its Members, serves as the only independent and authoritative global voice for consumers.