The Competition and Fair Trading Commission (CFTC) is pleased to announce that Malawi has been named host the 6th Annual Conference of the African Consumer Protection Dialogue.
The conference will be held in Lilongwe from 8-12 September 2014, under the theme “strengthening the framework for dealing with cross-border consumer violations”. The event will be jointly hosted by the CFTC alongside the COMESA Competition Commission and the United States Federal Trade Commission.
The African Consumer Protection Dialogue (the 'African Dialogue') is an effort of African governments, NGOs, and the U.S. Federal Trade Commission to create informal opportunities to interface with each other and the rest of the world on consumer protection issues. Some of the key priority initiatives for the African Dialogue include: