Nairobi will, in December, host the Shoppers Worldwide World Congress, the primary to be held in Africa, to develop sensible options to client safety points.
The Competitors Authority of Kenya (CAK), which efficiently bid to host the discussion board, mentioned Kenya’s choice symbolises the milestones achieved in selling shoppers’ welfare lately.
“We sit up for sharing our expertise in selling client safety each nationally and regionally as we work in direction of frequent options with leaders in attendance,” mentioned CAK’s performing director-general Dr Adano Wario.
The occasion is organised by the London-headquartered charity agency Shoppers Worldwide, which brings collectively governments, worldwide companies, companies and civil society to deal with urgent points impacting shoppers worldwide. It’s held each 4 years.
The agenda of the discussion board, going down on December 6 to eight, is to hunt solutions to essential questions because the world battles a myriad of catastrophes starting from rising client costs, local weather change hazards and client vulnerability amidst fast digitisation.
“World leaders have a brief window of alternative to deal with probably the most vital challenges threatening individuals and the planet. Over the previous years, we’ve seen that breakthrough options might be reliant on shoppers,” mentioned Shoppers Worldwide Director Normal Helena Leurent.
Earlier editions of the congress have been held in Portugal (2003), Australia (2007), Hong Kong (2011), Brazil (2015) and Portugal (2019).