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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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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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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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(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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Fifth Meeting Working Group on Enhanced Cooperation 29 – 31 January 2018 Geneva, Switzerland DAY 2 DISCLAIMER: This transcript was elaborated in real time during the fifth meeting of the WGEC and therefore it may contain minor errors … reflect the views and position of the United Nations or the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development.2 Working Group on Enhanced Cooperation Fifth Meeting Geneva, Switzerland 30 January 2018 >>CHAIR FONSECA: Good morning, colleagues … I'd like to ask you to …
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1 Fifth Meeting Working Group on Enhanced Cooperation 29 January 2018 Geneva, Switzerland DAY 1 DISCLAIMER: THIS TRANSCRIPT WAS ELABORATED IN REAL TIME DURING THE FOURTH MEETING OF THE WGEC AND THEREFORE IT MAY CONTAIN MINOR ERRORS … 2 WGEC -Day 1 29 January 2018 Geneva, Switzerland >>SHAMIKA SIRIMANNE: Distinguished delegates, dear colleagues, ladies and gentlemen, as head of the secretariat of the CSTD, I'm pleased to welcome you to the fifth and final meeting of the Working … That is if we get it …
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Cross-border consumer protection enforcement cooperation in E-commerce: Building International Enforcement Cooperation A Side Meeting On the margins of the Plenary Meeting of The Intergovernmental Group of Experts on Consumer Protection Law and … 2:20 -2:25pm Introductions OECD 2018 Report on Consumer Protection in a Global Digital Marketplace (by phone) Akira Yoshida Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development 2:25 -2:30 Best Practices Case Study: U.K. CMA – U.S. FTC Memorandum Mr …
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UNITED NATIONS CONFERENCE ON TRADE AND DEVELOPMENT Effective Market Access for LDC Services Exports – Is the LDC Services Waiver Being Implemented … Export Interests and Waiver Preferences Granted – Focus on Cambodia, Nepal, Senegal and Zambia ADVANCED DRAFT Geneva, Switzerland March 2018 1 This publication is an outcome of the pilot phase of UNCTAD’s project “Capacity Building of LDCs in … The project was designed and being implemented by the Division on International Trade and Commodities of UNCTAD …
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Experts exchanged views on the content of the … 3. The agenda was organized following the proposed Draft Resolution, and was mainly composed of discussions on horizontal issues, e-commerce, financial services, other issues and implementation of the UNGCP … and redress mechanisms; domestic framework for consumer protection; adequate resources for enforcement; e-commerce; financial services; measures relating to specific areas; international cooperation; and international institutional machinery, which …
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1 WORKSHOP ON DIGITAL TRADE AND INDUSTRILIZATION: PERSPECTIVES FROM THE SOUTH 8-9 March 2018 Hotel Cinnamon Lakeside Colombo, Sri Lanka Key Messages The workshop was attended by senior policymakers from Bangladesh, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Cambodia … it is not surprising that big global players in the ecommerce business are positioning themselves to maximise their gains in the future by seeking WTO members to negotiate binding rules on e-commerce for mandating free flow of data across borders …
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a ten-point digital cooperation agenda for supporting structural transformation: Building a regional data economy Building regional cloud computing infrastructure Strengthening regional broadband infrastructure Promoting e-commerce in the region Promoting regional digital payments Progressing on single digital market in the region Sharing …
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