APC Romania marked its 25th anniversary with a special event that took place at the InterContinental Hotel in Bucharest
The Romanian Association for Consumers’ Protection – APC Romania – marked its 25th anniversary with a special event that took place at the InterContinental Hotel in Bucharest on Thursday 25 February, 2015. The modern 21st floor Fortuna Ballroom, known for offering unique views, allowed participants the opportunity to share ideas about the history and the future of Consumer Protection in Romania, and the significant past, present and future contribution of APC Romania within this context of being constantly involved in the reference domains (advice to consumers; informing the consumers; representing the consumers; promoting the best practices of the cooperation between civil society and authorities; projects sustained: „Bugetul Familiei”, „Alege!Este dreptul tau”, „Vreau paine curata”, „Internet sigur”, „Centrul European al Consumatorilor din Romania”, „ Consumator European” etc.), and constantly proving its concern for “ongoing quality improvement” of its activities.
President of APC Romania is Associate Professor Costel Stanciu (APC Romania is a Founding Member of the Romanian Distribution Committee, and Dr. Costel Stanciu is an Honorary Member of the Romanian Distribution Committee). APC Romania was recognized in 2005, by the Romanian Government, as a public utility organization and as an important actor in the social dialogue. APC Romania is a member of BEUC (Bureau Européen des Unions de Consommateurs), and is also playing an active role in: Consumers International (CI, the world federation of consumer groups), the Transatlantic Consumer Dialogue (TACD), European Consumer Consultative Group (ECCG, the European Commission’s main forum to consult national and European consumer organizations).
Within this remarkable framework hosting this celebration, APC Romania honored with prestigious awards distinguished participants such as: Bogdan Chiritoiu, President of the Romanian Competition Council, Marius Alexandru Dunca, Secretary of State, President of the Romanian National Authority for the Consumers Protection, Paul Nicolae Petrovan, the Prefect of Bucharest Municipality. President of APC Romania, Costel Stanciu, handed over the honor awards. President of the Romanian Distribution Committee, Theodor Purcarea (Professor at the Romanian-American University), also received APC Romania honor award.
It is also worth to mention that APC Romania honored with the prestigious award the Minister of National Education, Professor Sorin Mihai Cîmpeanu. President of APC Romania, Costel Stanciu, handed over the honor award to the representative of the Ministry of National Education, Gabriel Neagu, who participated at this anniversary event. On this occasion of its 25th anniversary APC Romania received an honor award from the Romanian Ministry of National Education.
On the other hand, allow us to underline the fact that the distinguished Professors Léon F. Wegnez (Secretary General of AIDA Brussels) and Bernd Hallier (President of European Retail Academy) sent congratulatory messages to APC Romania.