Lithuanian Consumers Alliance is a consumer association founded in 2012, bringing together most active non-governmental Lithuanian consumer associations including the Association “For Honesty in Banking”, Consumer Rights Institute, Insurance Policyholders Association, FiKVA – the Finance and Credit Management Association, APGIDA – the Personal Privacy Protection and Data Security Association, Lithuanian Association of Bank Customers, the Consumer Rights Protection Centre and other.
The organization carries out various information dissemination and training projects, participates in national legislative and strategic planning initiatives, carries out research, informs the media and the public about the most important consumer protection issues and takes action to address them.
Dr. Eglė Kybartienė, President of the Lithuanian Consumers Alliance, has been working in the field of consumer rights for almost 20 years. Since 2005, she has been the head of one of the first consumer rights organisations in Lithuania – the National Association of Financial Services Consumers. One of the founders of the Consumers Alliance, she has been successfully leading the organisation since its establishment in 2012.
Since 2010, E. Kybartienė has been a member of the European Consumer Advisory Group, which advises the Commission on how to effectively ensure a high level of consumer protection across the EU, and was invited to join the Commission’s newly established Consumer Policy Advisory Group in 2021.
E. Kybartienė is an active member of the Consumer Council at the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Lithuania, initiates, also she has led and implemented numerous projects at international and national level.
That’s MY Idea – a project for the better protection of intellectual property
On the 2021-2022, the Lithuanian Consumers Alliance together with the Italian consumer organization CODICI and the Croatian CACP is implementing project "That's my idea". The project aims to raise awareness on fostering young people's creativity and protecting...
STEP: SOLUTIONS TO TACKLE ENERGY POVERTY
Solutions to Tackle Energy Poverty (STEP) is a project to develop a simple, innovative and replicable model of measures to address energy poverty. The project covers some of the countries with the highest rates of energy poverty in Europe. These are Bulgaria, Cyprus,...
MORE EUROPEAN CONSUMER GROUPS LAUNCH LEGAL ACTIONS AGAINST VOLKSWAGEN
Consumer organisations in Lithuania, Slovakia, Slovenia and Switzerland1 announced today that they will collect claims of car owners affected by the Volkswagen emissions scandal to demand compensation in court. Since the scandal broke, The European Consumer...