George Cheriyan, Director, CUTS International is invited by the American Council on Consumer Interests (ACCI) for delivering Rhoda Karpatkin International lecture on the topic “Consumer Protection Regimes around the World with Special Reference to the State of the Indian Consumer” in the upcoming Annual Conference of ACCI being held at Portland Oregon, USA during April 10-12, 2013. Scholars working on various spheres of consumer protection from universities/organisations of US and various other countries will be attending the function.
Cheriyan is heading CUTS Centre for Consumer Action, Research & Training (CUTS CART).
Specialised lawyer in consumer and education law, Rhoda H. Karpatkin is presently President of Emeritus of Consumers Union (CU), US. She was the president of CU for 27 years from 1974 to 2001 and served two terms as President of Consumers International (CI) and is board member in several International Trade, Human Rights and Policy making organisations.
Rhoda Karpatkin Consumer International Award was established in 2005 to honour the pioneering work of Rhoda Karpatkin to enhance the welfare of consumers throughout the world. The award recognises those who have made significant contributions to the welfare of consumers on the international stage. From 1973 American Council on Consumer Interests (ACCI) have honoured worldwide scholars working on consumer protection issues. Annually, 11 categories of awards are granted to the people.
For more information, please contact:
Arjun Kant Jha
CUTS Centre for Consumer Action, Research & Training (CUTS CART)
277, Sindhi Colony, Bhaskar Marg, Bani Park, Jaipur 302 016, India
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