Intergovernmental group of experts on e-commerce and the digital economy, fourth session

14 - 16 October 2020
Palais des Nations
, Switzerland

Based on the topic approved by the Trade and Development Board at its sixty-eighth executive session and the decision to establish a working group on measuring e-commerce and the digital economy, the substantive agenda items for the fourth session are:

  1. Digital platforms and value creation in developing countries: Implications for national and international policies.

  2. Working group on measuring e-commerce and the digital economy.

Written contributions

In order to facilitate deliberations and the informal exchange of experiences and best practices on the topics to be discussed, member States and observers are requested to submit written contributions to the UNCTAD secretariat by Friday, 9 October 2020.


This session is open to all member states of UNCTAD. Other organizations, including specialized agencies, intergovernmental bodies and non-governmental organizations in the general and special categories, as well as academia and the private sector, may participate as observers.

Online registration is mandatory for all those wishing to attend the meeting. 

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Held at the Palais des Nations, Geneva, from 14 to 16 October 2020
(TD/B/EDE/4/4) -  06 Nov 2020
Value Creation and Capture: Implications for Developing Countries
(UNCTAD/DER/2019) -  04 Sep 2019
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(UNCTAD/DER/2019 (Overview)) -  04 Sep 2019
09 Oct 2020
(TD/B/EDE/4/1) -  19 Feb 2020  -  Agenda item 2 
(TD/B/EDE/4/INF.1) -  07 Dec 2020
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E-commerce and the digital economy

Meeting series


Communications concerning representation:
UNCTAD secretariat
Intergovernmental support service
Palais des Nations
CH-1211 Geneva 10
Fax: 41 22 917 0214

Substantive inquiries:

Information and communications technology policy section
Division on technology and logistics
T.:  41 22 917 4895