In the written statement made by the Ministry, it was stated that the Council, attended by the presidents and members of consumer organizations, private sector representatives and representatives of relevant public institutions and organizations, was held in Ankara under the coordination of the Ministry.
Pointing out that the need for a greener economy arising from the climate crisis affects consumers, the statement said, “In this context, new policies that ensure the durability, repairability and recyclability of products should be produced in order to combat planned obsolescence. This situation turns the Consumer Council into a leading institution that provides the necessary common sense for all our consumers.” “to bring” was stated.
In the statement, it was noted that new measures have been implemented for consumers’ access to dispute resolution mechanisms, and it was stated that the work of the new digital platform that brings together sellers and consumers is continuing rapidly.
In the statement, it was emphasized that the work carried out within the scope of renewed products and the reintroduction of products into the economy makes serious contributions to both preventing waste and protecting the environment, and the following was noted:
“Discussions were held in the Council, especially on the issues of online sales and consumers’ access to basic needs, and an agreement was reached on the Council decisions. The Council decisions were notified to the relevant institutions and organizations in order to be addressed first in terms of the issues they covered, and they were followed up.”