unctad.org | Digital Economy, Trade and Development
Digital Economy, Trade and Development
21 June 2017
Rosenbad Conference Centre
Stockholm, Sweden

Key Issues

​The Digital Economy, Trade and Development seminar is organized by the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Sweden, UNCTAD and the National Board of Trade (Kommerskollegium).

The digital economy and e-commerce are becoming increasingly important in everyday life, with significant implications for the future of trade, production and development. The event will address questions such as:
• What are the development implications of the digital economy?
• How can we bridge the e-commerce divide?
• How should cross-border data flows best be regulated?

The seminar will include a High-Level Session with statements by H.E. Ann Linde, Minister of EU Affairs and Trade of Sweden, by Dr. Mukhisa Kituyi, UNCTAD Secretary General, and by H.E. Marcelo Cima, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Argentina to the World Trade Organization and United Nations in Geneva.

Co-organized with:UNCTAD and the National Board of Trade, Sweden
Sponsor / funding:Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Sweden
Covid-19 Advisory
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