20 March 2012

Funding for Exchange of Officials in the area of Consumer Protection Cooperation
Deadline of the call: 29/6/2012
The present call for proposals relates to the financing mechanism for the exchange of enforcement officials within the framework of action 8 of the Consumer Programme 2007- 2013 and constitutes one of the actions that contribute to the attainment of the objective (b) of the Consumer Programme 2007-2013.
In specific, action 8 of the programme namely covers: “Actions to improve the effective application of Community consumer protection legislation, in particular Directive 2001/95/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 3 December 2001 on general product safety4 and Regulation (EC) N° 2006/2004 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 October 2004 on cooperation between national authorities responsible for the enforcement of consumer protection laws5, including: - Actions to improve the coordination of monitoring and enforcement and to improve cooperation between competent authorities, including exchanges of enforcement officials and training, also for members of the judiciary.

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