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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/2018/5NOTE 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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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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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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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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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 …

Progress made in the implementation of and follow-up to the outcomes of the World Summit on the Information Society at the regional and international levels Implementing World Summit on the Information Society outcomes, 2018 E/CN.16/2019/CRP.2 Distr … This report on developments during 2018 complements the Secretary-General’s formal report on progress made in implementing the World Summit on the Information Society outcomes (A/74/62-E/2019/6). 2. Information and communications technologies have …
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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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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.18-02670(E)  Trade and Development Board Intergovernmental Group of Experts on E-commerce and the Digital Economy Second session Geneva, 18–20 April 2018 Item 4 of the provisional agenda Working Group on Measuring E-commerce and the Digital Economy Note by the UNCTAD secretariat Executive summary The present concept note addresses item 4 of the provisional agenda for the second session of the Intergovernmental Group of Experts on E-commerce and the Digital Economy …
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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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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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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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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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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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The large majority of people worldwide now access and use telephone technology, while, in 2018, for the first time, the number of individuals estimated by ITU to use the Internet exceeded half the global population.3 3. While this represents a … Some 80 per cent of individuals in Europe were estimated to be online in 2018, but the comparable figure for sub-Saharan Africa was below 25 per cent and that for least developed countries below 20 per cent.4 Women are estimated to be some 12 per …
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TD/B/EDE/3/2 2 Introduction 1. At its sixty-fifth session, part I, held from 4 to 8 and 25 and 26 June 2018, the Trade and Development Board decided that the focus of the third session of the Intergovernmental Group of Experts on E-commerce and the Digital Economy should be on the value and role of data in electronic commerce (e-commerce) and the digital economy and its implications for inclusive trade and development (see TD/B/65(1)/9, annex IV …
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