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(signed) Mukhisa Kituyi Secretary-General of UNCTAD 15 February 2018 Short courses on key international economic issues for delegates from permanent missions to the United Nations Office at Geneva and the World Trade Organization First semester 2018 UNCTAD course descriptions and programme Assessing the e-trade readiness of the least developed countries for the promotion of … Therefore, they cannot effectively leverage e-commerce to seize economic opportunities …
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How do countries rank in the UNCTAD B2C E-commerce Index and how can they improve … 28 March 2018Risks and benefits of data-driven economics in focus at UNCTAD's E-Commerce Week Under the theme “Development Dimensions of Digital Platforms”, UNCTAD's E-Commerce Week 2018 will explore the growing role of digital platforms and concrete steps to harnessing these evolving technologies for … 16-20 Apr 2018 E-Commerce Week 2018: Development Dimension of Digital Platforms Geneva Switzerland …

GE.18-08204(E)  Trade and Development Board Intergovernmental Group of Experts on E-commerce and the Digital Economy Second session Geneva, 18–20 April 2018 Report of the Intergovernmental Group of Experts on E-commerce and the Digital Economy on its second session Held at the Palais des Nations, Geneva, from 18 to 20 April 2018 United Nations TD/B/EDE/2/4 United Nations Conference on Trade and Development Distr … 6 C. Working Group on Measuring E-commerce and the Digital Economy …
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H I G H L I G H T STABLE OF CONTENT 4 INTRODUCTION 22 OUR MANAGEMENT COMMITMENTS 8 OUR WORK IN 2018 OUR PARTNERSHIPS FOR TRANSFORMATION OUR OFFICES AND STAFF 30 40 WHERE TO FIND US United Nations Conference on Trade and Development Palais des Nations … L I G H T S BOOSTING INVESTMENT IN SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT The UNCTAD Trade and Development Report 2018 tackled inequality, exclusion and global economic fragility vis-à-vis the international trading system, the emerging digital economy and …
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GE.18-02669(E)  Trade and Development Board Intergovernmental Group of Experts on E-commerce and the Digital Economy Second session Geneva, 18–20 April 2018 Item 2 of the provisional agenda Adoption of the agenda and organization of work Provisional agenda and annotations … Current gaps in e-commerce readiness, between and within countries, imply that benefits from e-commerce are not equally distributed …
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At the Buenos Aires Ministerial Conference in December 2018, WTO Ministers adopted a Decision that called for the continuation of the E-commerce Work Programme and renewed the moratorium on customs duties on electronic transmissions … Information and experience sharing on the developments in e-commerce and regulatory efforts to create an enabling e-commerce environment is becoming a more integral feature of the Work Programme …
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UNCTAD/DTL/STICT/2018/3NOTE iii NOTE Within the UNCTAD Division on Technology and Logistics, the ICT Policy Section carries out policy-oriented analytical work on the development implications of information and communication technologies (ICTs) and e-commerce … Access to financing As part of the initiative, demand-driven assessments are envisaged to provide a basic analysis of the current e-commerce situation in the countries concerned, and to identify opportunities and barriers …
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UNCTAD/DTL/STICT/2018/6FINDINGS UNDER THE SEVEN eTRADE FOR ALL POLICY AREAS iii NOTE Within the UNCTAD Division on Technology and Logistics, the ICT Policy Section carries out policy-oriented analytical work on the development implications of information and communication technologies (ICTs) and e-commerce … It also monitors the global state of e-commerce legislation (unctad.org/cyberlawtracker … E-commerce readiness assessment and strategy formulation …
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Platform digitalization Agriculture Tourism Global e-commerce platforms … Implications for developing countries Far behind in Internet use/e-commerce use Less prepared: o Lack of data protection and consumer protection laws o Lack of affordable ICT and cloud infrastructure o Lack of skills (e.g. data scientists)Critical … Trade promotion organizations can embed digital tools in their services offered to small businesses Trade logistics, digitalization and e-commerceE-COMMERCE WEEK 2018
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How to facilitate e-commerce without losing customs control … entrepreneurship Room 10 4.30–6 p.m. Minimizing algorithmic bias and algorithmic discrimination in the digital economy Friday, 14 December 2018 Room 1 9 a.m.–4 p.m. Youth Innovation Day Room 9 11.30 a.m.–1 p.m. MSMEs and e-commerce: Which trade rules could improve the business climate Room 3 11.30 a.m.–1 p.m. Digital Identity and the African …
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Access to financing As part of the initiative, demand-driven assessments are envisaged to provide a basic analysis of the current e-commerce situation in the countries concerned, and to identify opportunities and barriers … The resulting reports will serve as a valuable input to these countries’ involvement in various discussions related to e-commerce and digital trade, such as in the context of the UNCTAD Intergovernmental Group of Experts on E-commerce and the Digital Economy …
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1st Global Meeting of 1st Global Meeting of 1st Global Meeting of e-Commerce Associations Commerce Associations Palais Palais Palais des Nations Geneva, April 19th 2018 Nations Geneva, April 19th 2018 Nations Geneva, April 19th 2018 Nations Geneva, April 19th 2018 Nations Geneva, April 19th 2018 Nations Geneva, April 19th 2018 Nations Geneva, April 19th 2018 Nations Geneva, April 19th 2018ORGANIZER: ORGANIZER:Agenda Agenda15.00 15.00 -15.15 15.15 Opening and …
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Economist By: Marion Jansen, ITC Chief Economist By: Marion Jansen, ITC Chief Economist Date Date : 16 April, 2018 @UNCTAD e 16 April, 2018 @UNCTAD e 16 April, 2018 @UNCTAD e 16 April, 2018 @UNCTAD e16 April, 2018 @UNCTAD e 16 April, 2018 @UNCTAD e 16 April, 2018 @UNCTAD e 16 April, 2018 @UNCTAD e 16 April, 2018 @UNCTAD e-commerce week commerce week commerce week commerce week commerce weekOutline Outline Outline …
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07 December 2015Capacity-building needed to harmonize e-commerce legislation in the ECOWAS region An assessment of the state of e-commerce legislation in the Economic Community of West African States revealed that progress has been made in harmonizing … Towards e-commerce legal harmonization in the Caribbean (UNCTAD/DTL/STICT/2017/9) 26 Mar 2018, 1259.8 KB Study on the harmonization of cyberlegislation in Latin America (UNCTAD/DTL/STICT/2015/4) 05 Oct 2016 …

The assessments have also benefitted from inputs by eTrade for all partners.E-COMMERCE READINESS ASSESSMENT AND STRATEGY FORMULATION KEY FINDINGS 1. Countries lack a unifying vision on ecommerce 2. Development of e-commerce policies, initiatives and activities is fragmented 3. Public-private dialogue is underutilized Although policymakers in Africa recognize the potential benefits of e-commerce, the overall understanding of the sector is uneven and often very low … The ecommerce agenda tends to be …
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Voices on e-Commerce trends “B2C e-commerce is forecast to double from $1.2 trillion in 2013 to $2.4 trillion in 2018 … The highest growth between 2013 and 2018 in terms of online shoppers is anticipated for Middle East and Africa” eMarketer, 2014 “…online trade is an important tool for developing countries to gain access to world markets” eBay, 2012 “E-commerce sales in Latin America have risen from $1.6 billion to $43 billion since 2003, a compound annual growth rate of 45.7 …
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UNCTAD/DTL/STICT/2018/1NOTE iii NOTE Within the UNCTAD Division on Technology and Logistics, the ICT Policy Section carries out policy-oriented analytical work on the development implications of information and communication technologies (ICTs) and e-commerce … The resulting reports will serve as a valuable input to these countries’ involvement in various discussions related to e-commerce and digital trade, the new UNCTAD Intergovernmental Group of Experts on E-commerce and the Digital Economy …
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GE.18-02310(E)  Trade and Development Board Intergovernmental Group of Experts on E-commerce and the Digital Economy Second session Geneva, 18–20 April 2018 Item 3 of the provisional agenda Fostering development gains from domestic and cross-border e-commerce in developing countries Fostering development gains from e-commerce … Current gaps in terms of e-commerce readiness, between and within countries, imply that benefits from e-commerce are not equally distributed …
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