Day 2 models of consumer participation

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Day 2 models of consumer participation

  1. 1. THE CONSUMER PARTNERSHIP (GHANA) consumer education is self-preservation CONSUMER ISSUES IN STANDARDIZATION IN GHANA Models of Consumer Participation in National Standardization Jean Lukaz MIH MTS ISO-COPOLCO WORKSHOP, ACCRA 16th March, 2012 1
  2. 2. THE CONSUMER PARTNERSHIP (GHANA) consumer education is self-preservation shomer@consint.org
  3. 3. THE CONSUMER PARTNERSHIP (GHANA) Influencing standards consumer education is self-preservation • Standards proposed by other stakeholders – Is there a consumer interest? – Which is the background and justification for the proposal? – Which impact may the standard have from a consumer point of view? – Which improvement would be necessary to satisfy consumer interests? ISO-COPOLCO WORKSHOP, ACCRA 16th March, 2012 3
  4. 4. THE CONSUMER PARTNERSHIP (GHANA) consumer education is self-preservation Models for consumer participation • Level 1 – Consumer representatives in selected standards committees • Level 2 – Consumer council within the national Standards organization coordinating consumer views among consumer associations • Level 3 – Consumer contributions to national standardization policies (priorities, strategies, stakeholder involvement) ISO-COPOLCO WORKSHOP, ACCRA 16th March, 2012 4
  5. 5. THE CONSUMER PARTNERSHIP (GHANA) consumer education is self-preservation Models for consumer participation • Level 4 – Sub-regional – West Africa [ECOWAS] – ARSO – (East African) coordination among consumer associations in relation to standards development within COMESA (Ethiopia, Sudan, Kenya, Uganda) – EAC (Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda) – SADC (Tanzania)cowas ISO-COPOLCO WORKSHOP, ACCRA 16th March, 2012 5
  6. 6. THE CONSUMER PARTNERSHIP (GHANA) Models for consumer participation consumer education is self-preservation • Level 5 – Active participation in • ISO/IEC Technical Committees • ISO COPOLCO – through the ISO members • • • • • • • GSA (TCs) COPOLCO Participating KEBS (179 TCs) COPOLCO Participating QSAE (115 TCs) COPOLCO Observing RBS (0 TCs) SSMO (8 TCs) COPOLCO Participating TBS (137 TCs) COPOLCO Observing UNBS (2 TCs) COPOLCO Observing ISO-COPOLCO WORKSHOP, ACCRA 16th March, 2012 6
  7. 7. THE CONSUMER PARTNERSHIP (GHANA) consumer education is self-preservation Thank You ISO-COPOLCO WORKSHOP, ACCRA 16th March, 2012 7

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