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Republic), o The very first ‘Year in Review’ report of the eTrade for all initiative o The first global meeting of e-commerce associations o The Geneva launch of Egypt’s national e-commerce strategy ▪ eTrade for all had 21 of its partners (out of 29) participating and fully engaging in the various sessions … CIVIL SOCIETY "In order for e-commerce to truly benefit us all, we need to look at e-commerce as a system and not as a mere sum of trade transactions …
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The WG may refer to the UNCTAD Technical Note on ICT for development no. 6: “In Search of Cross-Border E-Commerce Trade Data” (2016), which contains an overview of the state of play of cross-border e-commerce measurement as at 2016, while this background document provides an overview of main developments in the area of e-commerce measurement since then … The G20 toolkit for measuring the digital economy3 published in 2018 considers ecommerce as part of the “Jobs and Growth” metrics …
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Risk of widening divides Different e-commerce transactions … Global B2B and B2C global revenues, 2012-13 B2C e-commerce growing fast especially in developing countries B2C e-commerce sales, by region, 2013 and 2018 ($ billions) Source: eMarketer, July 2014 … Cross-border e-commerce is still an under-developed market in Europe: 61% of consumers feel more confident buying online from their own country than from another EU country (38%) (The 2015 edition of the Consumer Scoreboard …
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Member States requested the UNCTAD secretariat to establish a working group on e-commerce (para … Meetings of the Working Group Dates of meetings Subject 7 November 2018 Functioning of the WG 13 March 2019 Consumer education and business guidance: Consumer agencies/organizations’ experiences and lessons learnt 17 April 2019 Misleading and unfair business practices in e-commerce 15 May 2019 International cooperation in cross-border cases 12 June 2019 Reporting on WG’s work to the IGE 2019 The …
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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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3. The second session of the IGE, in its plenary meeting 20 April 2018, subsequently took the following decision (TD/B/EDE/2/4), which was endorsed by the sixty-fifth session of the TDB: The Intergovernmental Group of Experts on E-commerce and the Digital Economy, in view of the need for enhancing the availability of official statistics on e-commerce … Undertakes further activities concerning the measurement of e-commerce and the digital economy as requested by the IGE …
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of the eCommerce Week, that ran from 1 to 5 April 2019, emphasized the need to scale up support and break down silos – among institutions, government and policy areas – for a more effective contribution of e-commerce towards sustainable development … digital data, gender, trade and logistics, online platforms, consumer trust and new technologies (such as artificial intelligence and blockchain).3 “We are at a time where we are seeing unprecedented growth in e-commerce sales and the digital economy …
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New data on global e-commerce sales and the state of cyberlaws were also released … Isabelle Durant Deputy Secretary General UNCTAD “With the COVID-19 pandemic, there will be no other challenges like this, but also no other opportunities like this for women in e-commerce … H.E. Sadou Seydou Minister of Trade and Promotion of the Private Sector Niger 4 “We have to look beyond e-commerce and look at digitization in general, for example in public health, as this crisis has shown …
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to the outcomes of the World Summit on the Information Society Agreed draft (based on E/RES/2017/21) 18 May 2018, 19:10 The Economic and Social Council, Recalling the outcome documents of the World Summit on the Information Society,1 Recalling also … of and follow-up to the outcomes of the World Summit on the Information Society Draft agreed 18 May 2018, 19:10 3/12 and international cooperation to improve affordability, access, education, capacity-building, multilingualism, cultural preservation …
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trillion, growing faster than B2B, especially in Asia and Africa ●●Developing economies are expected to account for almost 40% of global B2C e-commerce by 2018 Caribbean countries featured in the UNCTAD B2C E-Commerce Index, 2014 (130 countries assessed)Source: UNCTAD’s Information Economy Report 2015According to UNCTAD research and Cyberlaw Tracker … It tracks the state of e-commerce legislation adoption in the fields of e-transactions, consumer protection online, data protection/ …
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United Nations Commission on Science and Technology for Development Inter-sessional Panel 2018-2019 15-17 January 2019 Vienna, Austria Issues Paper on The impact of rapid technological change on sustainable development Draft NOT TO BE CITED Prepared by the UNCTAD Secretariat1 20 December 2018 1 Parts of this paper were drafted in collaboration with Susan E. Cozzens (Georgia Tech Ivan Allen College of …
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Commission Intergovernmental Group of Experts on Consumer Protection Law and Policy Third session Geneva, 9 and 10 July 2018 Item 3 (f) of the provisional agenda Consumer product safety Note by the UNCTAD secretariat Executive summary This note … General 30 April 2018 Original: English TD/B/C.I/CPLP/12 2 Introduction 1. Since President John F. Kennedy delivered the Special message to the Congress on protecting the consumer interest in March 1962,1 consumer product safety has gained …
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Belgium Mr. Josep Tous, Consumer product safety expert, UNCTAD Mr. Yasser Kosper, Gender expert, UNCTAD Dates 14 – 17 October 2018 Workshop evaluation Yes 1. Summary of the workshop The regional workshop on consumer protection policy is organized as … Tous Yasser Kosper CONTENT OF THE WORKSHOP Day and time Topic Lessons learned and methodology Methodology Sunday 14/10/2018 09:00 – 12:30 CONSUMER COMPLAINT HANDLING 1. UNCTAD MENA Guidelines on Consumer complaint handling Expert: Ana Candida Muniz …
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GE.19-14332(E)  Trade and Development Board Trade and Development Commission Intergovernmental Group of Experts on Consumer Protection Law and Policy Fourth session Geneva, 8 and 9 July 2019 Report of the Intergovernmental Group of Experts … transparency and accountability, the information and communications technology revolution and the emergence of electronic commerce (e-commerce), Underlining that consumer protection law and policy is a key instrument in addressing unfair, fraudulent …
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Preparing trade professionals for the challenges of the digital economy Published by DiploFoundation (2018) E-mail: diplo@diplomacy.edu Website: http://www.diplomacy.edu Authors: Marilia Maciel, Roxana Radu, Hannah Slavik Editing: Mary Murphy Layout … At MC11 in Buenos Aires, differences on digital commerce could not be bridged … While negotiators cannot reach compromise let alone consensus, the digital economy continues to grow very fast, with major economic and societal impacts …
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2019 1 UNITED NATIONS CONFERENCE ON TRADE AND DEVELOPMENT Trade and Development Board Intergovernmental Group of Experts on E-Commerce and the Digital Economy First draft of the UNCTAD Manual for the Production of Statistics on the Digital Economy 2020 Revised Edition For discussion at the UNCTAD Working Group on Measuring E-Commerce and the Digital Economy 3-4 December 2019 COMMENTS AND CONTRIBUTIONS TO THIS DRAFT SHOULD BE SENT TO EMEASUREMENT@UNCTAD.ORG … Classification of ICT goods (OECD list …
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An increasing number of consumers have access to the Internet and engage in e-commerce, which provides easier and faster access to products and services … finally suggests the IGE to consider the establishment of a working group to study issues related to consumer protection in e-commerce more deeply and throughout the year and to report on its work and provide recommendations at the third session of the IGE in 2018
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2019-03-04 Unedited version Third session of the Intergovernmental Group of Experts (IGE) on E-commerce and the Digital Economy 3-5 April, 2019 Item 4 (WG on Measuring E-commerce and the Digital Economy) In 2018, the second session of the IGE adopted the following decisions …
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challenges and made recommendations for the future, Recalling further General Assembly resolution 73/218 of 20 December 2018 on information and communications technologies for sustainable development, Taking note with satisfaction of the report of … Encourages the Commission on Science and Technology for Development to continue to give due consideration to the impact of key rapid technological changes on the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals within the respective mandates …
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by UNCTAD is supporting LDCs to take stock of their readiness in seven key policy areas, including e-commerce readiness and strategy formulation, ICT infrastructure and services, trade logistics and trade facilitation, payment and mobile money solutions, legal and regulatory frameworks, e-commerce skills development and access to financing … Assessments for Liberia, Solomon Islands and Vanuatu are expected to be completed before the first quarter of 2018
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