Friends Service Council Nepal has initiated its steps in the sector of consumer rights protection. Since past few years, FSCN has been actively organizing various events and programs related to consumer awareness, advocacy and capacity building to the concerned authority and government about protection of consumer rights.
FSCN has been organizing various consumer rights related programs in collaboration with Forum for Protection of Consumer Rights- Nepal (FPCR-N). Some of the major recent programs organized by FSCN in collaboration with FPCR-N are mentioned below:
- A workshop on “Consumer Protection Perspective in Humanitarian Support” was organized on 24 February 2016 in Kathmandu
- Consumer Protection Campaign was launched in Bungmati, Karyabinayak municipality, Lalitpur on 15 March 2016 with Mr. Ganesh Man Pun, Minister of Commerce and Supplies as the chief guest.
- Consumer Protection Campaign was launched in Sudal, Nagarkot-7, Bhaktapur, on 16 March 2016 with Mr. Rameshwor Dangal, Joint-Secretary, Ministry of Home Affairs as the chief guest.
FSCN is planning for conducting various other activities in this field of consumer rights protection and is seeking for national and international agencies who are interested to collaborate for working in the sector of consumer rights protection through various approaches especially in the sector of health and food security.