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We can provide expert comments on international consumer issues and have up to the minute research and statistics on key consumer issues such as food safety, digital consumer rights and international trade agreements. If you have a media inquiry we’d be happy to help, either directly or by putting you in touch with one of our member organisation based throughout the globe. To speak to us about the story you are working on please get in touch with the staff in our communications department:

Main point of contact: Suzi Price, global brand and communications manager, media@consint.org, +44207 226 6663 or out of hours (before or after 9.30 -5.30 BST/GMT) +44 7572 149547

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Towards a more sustainable planet: Consumers International renews its co-leadership under the One Planet Network

Consumers International is delighted to announce its renewal as a co-lead of the Consumer Information Programme under the One Planet Network. The One Planet Network is the network of the 10 Year Framework of Programmes on Sustainable Consumption and Production, working together to achieve Goal 12 of the Sustainable Development Goals.

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‘Don’t tax my megabytes!’: why taxing access to digital services is bad for consumers

A number of African governments have spotted the potential for raising money by taxing the increasing numbers of digital consumers in the region. Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania and Zambia have all added additional taxes to use social media sites like Facebook, WhatsApp and Twitter, as well as services such as mobile money and internet phone calls.

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