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The annual European Consumer Day provides a forum for representatives of EU institutions, governments and civil society organizations to discuss various consumer affairs. At the event high level participants exchange views on current problems, signal new problems that require attention and focus on initiatives of the European Commission and. It is organized by the European and Economic Social Committee (EESC). This year's European Consumer Day focuses on sustainable consumption, which means that goods and services are used to respond to basis needs and to bring a better quality of life without endangering the opportunities and needs of future generations.