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Citizens' Dialogue in Brussels on the New Deal for Consumers

Consumer Protection
Date: Monday, 12 November 2018 09:30 - 12:45

Venue: Martin's Brussels EU, Salle Topaz  |  City: Brussels

09.30   Registration and Welcome Coffee

10.00   Welcome
Mr Joseph Jamar, Head of the European Commission Representation in Belgium

Mr Kris Peeters, Federal Minister of Economy (tbc)

10.15   "What does the European Commission do for Consumers? A New Deal for Consumers"
Ms Vera Jourová, European Commissioner for Justice, Consumers and Gender Equality (tbc)

10.30   “The Legislative Proposals – What are the two directive proposals in the New Dealfor consumers about?”
Ms Blanca Rodriguez Galindo, Head of Unit E.2 – Consumer and marketing law, DG Justice and Consumers, European Commission

11.15   Coffee Break

11.30   "Consumers Policy: a Belgian perspective on present experiences and future challenges", round table moderated by Ms Séverine Waterbley, Director General for economic regulation, FPS Economy, with:

  • Ms Françoise Sweerts, Ombudsman des consommateurs
  • Ms Karen Ghysels, Centre européen des Consommateurs Belgique
  • Ms Els Bruggeman, Test Achats
  • Ms Nathalie Pint, Comeos
  • Ms Sophie Heuskin, Union des Classes Moyennes
  • Mr Lieven Cloots, Unie van Zelfstandige Ondernemers  
  • Ms Blanca Rodriguez-Galindo, European Commission

followed by a debate moderated by Ms Séverine Waterbley, on:

  1. The "Omnibus" Directive and Q&A
  2. The "Injunctions" Directive and Q&A

12.30   Conclusions

12.45   Light Lunch

You can watch it here





All Dates

  • Monday, 12 November 2018 09:30 - 12:45

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