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The purpose of Working Group on Consumer Protection in E-Commerce (E-commerce WG) is to provide a forum for representatives from consumer protection agencies and consumer associations of member States and other interested stakeholders to discuss the challenges faced by consumers and consumer protection institutions in e-commerce, to exchange experiences, best practices and case examples on how to address these challenges; and eventually come up …
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 …

1.2.1 Canada No recent official data on the value of e-commerce exist for Canada except for retail e-commerce sales … See company reports on their cross-border e-commerce sales: Otto (https://www.ottogroup.com/en/newsroom/meldungen/Otto-Group-global-e-commerce-revenues-grow-by-760-million-to-around-7.76-billion-euros.php) and Zalando (https://corporate.zalando.com/en/investor-relations/en/press-releases/zalando-continue-strong-growth-after-successful-finish-2018
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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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developing nations: Opportunities for growth and challenges 3–4.30 p.m. New data and best practice policy ideas for inclusive online commerce 4.30–6 p.m. E-commerce: A tool for a connected economy E 1014/16 2–3 p.m. Discover “My eTrade for all” (MyeT4a) Thursday, 19 April 2018 10–11.30 a.m. Enabling e-commerce: Opening the door for small and medium-sized enterprises 11.30 a.m.–1 p.m. What does digital trade mean for industrialization …
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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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Intergovernmental Group of Experts on E-Commerce and the Digital Economy Second session Geneva, Switzerland, 18-20 April 2018 Contribution by THE REPUBLIC OF UZBEKISTAN Done by: Shakhzodjon Kurbonov The Ministry for Foreign Trade of the Republic of Uzbekistan -2 -"Development of e-commerce … The rapid growth in number of Internet users around the world has promoted further development of e-commerce
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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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COMMISSION ON SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY FOR DEVELOPMENT (CSTD) Twenty-first session Geneva, 14 to 18 May 2018 Submissions from entities in the United Nations system and elsewhere on their efforts in 2017 to implement the outcome of the WSIS Submission … There is a risk that the … The UNCTAD Business-to-Consumer E-commerce Index 2017 ranked countries based on their e-commerce readiness.2 The Index draws on data on Internet use, secure servers, financial inclusion and the reliability of postal deliveries …
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Report 2017: Digitalization, Trade and Development (United Nations publication, Sales No. E.17.II.D.8, New York and Geneva); and UNCTAD, 2018, Fostering development gains from e-commerce and digital platforms, TD/B/EDE/2/2, Geneva, 14 February … has created potential opportunities for new trade types (in digitally traded products, services and tasks) and for more traditional trade using e-commerce and other online platforms to better match buyers and sellers and to make products more visible …
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Geneva, 13 to 17 May 2019 Submissions from entities in the United Nations system and elsewhere on their efforts in 2018 to implement the outcome of the WSIS Submission by United Nations Industrial Development Organization This submission was prepared … tools for Industry 4.0 uptake by micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs); the use of E-commerce; digital innovation ecosystem building for fostering Industry 4.0 technological learning and innovation; and fostering partnerships across the …
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An important development in ASEAN is the rising investment in the digital economy, which includes e-commerce, fintech, venture capital and other digital activities such as in the development of data centres and various information and communication … The 2018 Report looks into the investment landscape and implications of digital economy and e-Commerce in ASEAN, and also discusses the policy options and digital economy strategy for the region …
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