CUTS-CITEE, Nairobi is an independent Non-profit Non-Governmental Organization Registered under Section 10 of the NGO Co-ordination Act of the laws of Kenya on November 2, 2000 with a vision of consumer sovereignty in the framework of social justice, economic equality and environmental balance, within and across borders. The organisation’s mission is to function as a regional centre of excellence for African based-civil societies in areas of consumer protection, trade and economic development. Its goal is to contribute to national and regional policy discourses by providing technical support and guidance to various stakeholders on national, regional and international policy issues, viz. consumer protection, trade and development, poverty reduction, competition and regulatory policy. Its programme areas include trade and development, consumer awareness and governance, competition, investment and economic regulation.