unctad.org | eCommerce Week 2019: From Digitalization to Development
eCommerce Week 2019: From Digitalization to Development
01 - 05 April 2019
Palais des Nations
Geneva, Switzerland

Key Issues

UNCTAD's eCommerce Week is the leading forum for Ministers, senior government officials, CEOs and other business representatives, international organizations, development banks, academics and civil society to discuss the development opportunities and challenges associated with the evolving digital economy.

The theme of E-Commerce Week 2019 is "From Digitalization to Development"

quoteThese are still the early days of the digital economy. But already it is clear that it has had, and will continue to have, globally transformative impacts on the way we live, work and develop our economies.

As the world strives to implement the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development – our universal blueprint for building peaceful, prosperous societies on a healthy planet – harnessing the great power of information and communications technologies can be one of the keys to success, including by opening new pathways of development and helping countries gain access to the global store of knowledgequote

António Guterres
Secretary-General, United Nations


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