India: Panel Discussion on “Digital Economy, Innovation and Competition”
New Delhi, December 05, 2018
Consumer Unity and Trust Society (CUTS International) and CUTS Institute for Regulation & Competition (CIRC), organised a Panel Discussion on ‘Digital Economy, Innovation and Competition’ to celebrate the World Competition Day on December 05, 2018, at India International Centre (IIC) in New Delhi, India.
The Panel Discussion was chaired and moderated by Dr. Arvind Mayaram, IAS(R), Former finance secretary of India and Chairman, CUTS Institution for Regulation & Competition (CIRC). More…
Albania: The Competition Authority of Albania organised a round table on “Competition in function of economic development” to celebrate the World Competition Day.
Ghana: CUTS Ghana with support from the BUSAC Fund organised an event on the theme “Competing Without Market Rules: The Relevance of Competition Law to Ghana’s Economic Transformation” to celebrate the WCD 2018. Read more…
Georgia: On the occasion of the World Competition Day, on December 5, 2018 at 10:00, at the Tbilisi Marriott Hotel (13 Rustaveli Ave.), the EU project “Support to the Georgian Competition Agency” and the Georgian Competition Agency are held a seminar on EU support in the field of competition.
Switzerland: CUTS Geneva organised an event to celebrate the World Competition Day on 5th December by exploring the interaction between the digital economy and competition policy. CUTS Geneva also released a Study on “Competition Concerns in Cross-border E-commerce”. Read more…
Malawi: The Competition and Fair Trading Commission (CFTC) commemorated World Competition Day on December 5, 2018 at Gymkana Club in Zomba. The function was graced by the Minister of Industry, Trade and Tourism, Francis Kasaila. Read more…
Nigeria: The Centre for Trade and Business Environment Advocacy (CTBA) and the Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI) organised an event in Abuja.
The theme of the event was “Digital Economy, Innovation and Competition and Consumer Protection Bill.’’
The event was graced by the presence of Mr. Babatunde Irukera, the Director-General, Consumer Protection Council (CPC).
Papua New Guinea: As part of its advocacy for the promotion and fostering effective competition in the market place in PNG, the Independent Consumer and Competition Commission (ICCC) commemorated the December 5 World Competition Day in Port Moresby. Stakeholders, especially business houses and the legal fraternity, participated in a series of seminars that ICCC commemorated.
Zimbabwe: The Competition and Tariff Commission (CTC) organised an event to mark the World Competition Day in Bulawayo. The function was graced by the presence of Industry and Commerce Minister Nqobizitha Ndlovu.
India: Re-imagining Competition Policy and Law in the Era of Disruption
New Delhi, December 05, 2017
Consumer Unity & Trust Society (CUTS) and CUTS Institute for Regulation and Competition (CIRC) organised a panel discussion along with representation from Competition Commission of India, industry, law firms, etc. on “Re-imagining Competition Policy and Law in the Era of Disruption” on December 05, 2017 in New Delhi. More…
Zimbabwe: The Competition and Tariffs Commission (CTC) decided to commemorate the day by launching the first foundational National Competition Policy in Zimbabwe as well as by hosting a workshop around it.
Malawi: The Competition and Fair Trading Commission (CFTC) is today leading the nation in commemorating this year’s World Competition Day, an annual event that falls on December 5.
To observe the day, the commission will hold a consumer parade from College of Medicine in Blantyre to Chichiri Trade Fair Grounds and activities include traditional dances from Chichiri Prison Troupe, poetry and drama.
Minister of Industry, Trade and Tourism, Henry Mussa, is expected to preside over the event.
Ghana: CUTS Ghana office organised an event to mark World Competition Day on the theme: “Mergers and Acquisition in the Absence of Competition Laws”. The event was organised with support from USAID, European Union, DANIDA and BUSAC Fund.
Botswana: The Competition Authority commemorated World Competition Day (WCD) on 5th December 2017, with a panel discussion under the theme ‘Competition and Disruption’ to celebrate World Competition Day.
Panellists comprised Mr. Noble Katse from the Botswana Communications Regulatory, BOCRA; Mr. Obonye Galebotswe, a Senior Lecturer at the University of Botswana Economics Department, and Mr. Chandra Chauhan, the Group Managing Director of Sefalana Group, who was representing Business Botswana. Read more…
Swaziland: The Eswatini Competition Commission organised a march to celebrate the World Competition Day (WCD) on 5th December 2017. View more…
Lithuania: On December 5 the Lithuanian Competition Council joined the rest of the world to celebrate the World Competition Day. The Competition Council celebrated the day by engaging into an open dialogue with the bypassers in Vilnius and giving them apples to remind how fair competition benefits both business and consumers.
El Salvador: Competition Superintendence (SC), El Salvador celebrated the World Competition Day with an “Inter-University Competition” (a competition between undergraduate students from interested universities) on December 05, 2017. Read more…
E-Compendium 2016: Interface between Competition and Intellectual Property Rights
CUTS releases E-Compendium of Select Articles on this year’s theme of WCD i.e. Interface between Competition and Intellectual Property Rights Report
India: Panel Discussion on ‘Linkages between Competition and Intellectual Property’
New Delhi, December 05, 2016
CUTS International in collaboration with CUTS Institute for Regulation & Competition (CIRC) organised a panel discussion in honour of World Competition Day on Monday, 5th December 2016.
Togo: As part of World Competition Day 2016, Association Togolaise des consommateurs (ATC Togo) organised an event with the theme “Competition in the cement sector in Togo.” As pricing irregularities in Togo’s cement sector prevail, ATC asked the government to disclose the pricing procedures and put one regulatory authority in place.
Pakistan: Seminar on World Competition Day helps CCP create awareness of Competition Law in Pakistan
Islamabad, Pakistan, December 05, 2014
The Competition Commission of Pakistan (CCP) organised a seminar to celebrate the World Competition Day in Marriott Hotel Islamabad today, which was attended in large number by the government officials, regulatory organizations, representatives of business community, trade associations, legal community, academia and media.
Gambia: Gambia Competition and Consumer Protection Commission’s celebration of World Competition Day
The Gambia, December 05, 2014
The Gambia Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (GCCPC) celebrated World Competition Day on 5th December 2014, in partnership with the Gambia Public Procurement Authority (GPPA). The Commission deemed it necessary to co-celebrate with GPPA on account of this year’s World Competition Day (WCD) theme: ‘Competition issues in Public Procurement’, as GPPA is the national authority mandated to regulate and monitor public procurement in the Gambia.
Botswana: Botswana Competition Authority Commemorates World Competition Day
Botswana, December 05, 2014
The Competition Authority of Botswana joined other competition agencies and civil society organisations on December 5th in commemorating World Competition Day under the theme ‘Competition Issues in Public Procurement’. To observe the day, the Authority hosted a panel discussion based on the theme.
Afghanistan: Commemoration of World Competition Day
Kabul (Afghanistan), December 08, 2013
Competition Promotion and Consumer Protection Directorate (CPCPD), Ministry of Commerce and Industries, Afghanistan organised an event on 8th December 2013
The Government of Afghanistan Advises the Business Community to Embrace Competition to Promote Healthy Economic Environment
Press Release, December 08, 2013
Pakistan: CCP HOLDS SEMINAR TO MARK WORLD COMPETITION DAY
Islamabad, December 05, 2013
The Competition Commission of Pakistan organised a seminar on ‘Economic Growth and Competitiveness’ to mark the World Competition Day. , which is celebrated every year on 5th December to create awareness on competition related issues and how the enforcement of a competition regime benefits consumers
Roundtable Discussion on ‘Impacts of Cartels on the Poor’
New Delhi, December 05, 2012
CUTS organised a roundtable discussion on ‘Impacts of Cartels on the Poor’ on the occasion of World Competition Day, a campaign running by CUTS to observe the day on 5th December since 2010.
Roundtable discussion held on Wednesday 5th December 2012 at The Deputy Chairman Hall, Constitution Club of India, Rafi Marg, New Delhi. The event was create awareness about the impact of cartels on the consumers and business
Discussion Forum on status of Competition in Nepal in the honor of World Competition Day
SAWTEE in association with Lawyers’ Academy Committee, Nepal Bar Association (NBA) and Society of Economic Journalists of Nepal (SEJON) organized a discussion forum on “Status of Competition in Nepal” on 5 December 2011 to mark the World Competition Day. The World Competition Day is celebrated on 5 December every year to mark the adoption by the United Nations of the Set of Multilaterally Agreed Equitable Principles and Rules for the Control of Restrictive Business Practices. This year the World Competition Day was marked with the theme ‘Cartels and their harmful effects’
Zambia Commemorates World Competition Day
Lusaka, December 05, 2011
This day was commemorated in form of a press briefing. It was jointly organised by the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) and CUTS International Lusaka. CCPC and CUTS decided to date the media from an understanding that these are stakeholders that mold the opinion of citizens; and a mindset molded on pro-competition reforms and anti-cartels, is the recipe that Zambia needs. Among the media institutions represented included Zambia National Broadcasting Cooperation, Muvi TV, Radio-Phoenix, Joy FM, QFM, 5FM Zambia Daily Mail and Times of Zambia.
Albania Roundtable and Press Conference on World Competition Day
Albanian Competition Authority (Autoriteti i Konkurrencës) organized a round table and press conference on the occasion of the World Competition Day.
Press Conference by ATC marking the celebration of World Competition Day
l’Association Togolaise des Consommateurs (ATC) organised a press conference on the occasion of the World Competition Day. The Press Conference was an effort to make the agenda of better competition regimes forward in the country.