Letter EU Institutions leaders
Brussels, 3rd April 2020 - The COVID-19 pandemic is proving to be the biggest socio-economic disruptor in Europe since the Second World War. As any extraordinary crisis, it calls for the implementation of extraordinary measures. Therefore, today Euroconsumers and its National Organizations (Altroconsumo in Italy, OCU in Spain, DECO Proteste in Portugal, Test Achats/Test Aankoop in Belgium and Proteste in Brazil) are sending a letter to the EU leadership calling for the timely establishment of a dedicated common debt instrument, also known as “coronabonds”. More here
Gathering five national consumer organisations and giving voice to a total of more than 1.5 million people, Euroconsumers is the world’s leading consumer cluster in terms of innovative information, personalized services and defense of consumer’s rights. Our organisations work closely together and with BEUC, The European Consumer Organisation, and Consumers International to ensure consumers are safe, that markets are fair and benefit from honest relations with businesses and authorities.
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Given the gravity of the COVID-19 pandemic, Euroconsumers’ member organisations (Altroconsumo - Italy, OCU - Spain, DECO Proteste - Portugal, Proteste - Brazil, Test Achats/Test Aankoop - Belgium) are taking action in their respective countries. Follow them here.