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Collective effort needed to protect consumers in data fueled economy, UNCTAD SG says
27 Oct 2017
India and other Asian countries must work collectively to protect consumers in a global economy increasingly fueled by data, UNCTAD Secretary-General Mukhisa Kituyi has today told a global event in New Delhi on empowering consumers in new markets.
Faster, better and together: the road to inclusive e-commerce in Africa
19 Jul 2017
Written by Mukhisa Kituyi, Secretary-General of UNCTAD
Organic Farming and its Economic Opportunities in East Africa, Arusha International Conference Center, Tanzania (1-2 June 2017)
1 Jun 2017
Organic farming is a growing industry in East Africa, and tourism and agriculture are important contributors to economic growth in the region.
Consumer protection remedy, how to increase trust in e-commerce?
3 May 2017
"Consumers must be empowered, protected and educated about their rights in order to enhance their trust in digital trade, as they play an important role in the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals, in particular goals 8, 9, 10, 12, 16 and 17," said UNCTAD's Associate Legal Officer Arnau Izaguerri, at the E-commerce week 2017 held from 24-28 April in Geneva.
First training centre to promote consumer protection in Middle East and North Africa region
10 Apr 2017
The first Middle East and North Africa (MENA) regional training center for consumer protection was officially launched in Beirut, on 5 April, by UNCTAD in cooperation with the Ministry of Economy and Trade of Lebanon.