e-Commerce LegislationDisplaying results 1 - 10 of 20
eCommerce Week: UN convenes global forum on digital economy
22 Apr 2022
UNCTAD's annual event highlights the urgent need for global data and digital governance to help developing countries access the benefits of the soaring digital economy.
Survey says people don't trust the Internet, what needs to change?
11 Jun 2019
More trust in the internet is needed if the digital economy is to become a viable development tool for developing nations.
Data privacy: new global survey reveals growing internet anxiety
16 Apr 2018
2018 poll of internet users in both developed and developing countries shows varying patterns of attitudes and behaviours toward the digital economy.
"Culture clash" divides trade officials and Internet experts
21 Dec 2017
Although trade negotiators and Internet experts increasingly work on similar e-commerce issues, such as data flows, they do so in silos. A bridge between them needs to be built.
Global survey reveals the impact of declining trust in the internet on e-commerce
24 Apr 2017
A new global survey reveals that Internet users are increasingly concerned about their online privacy, and that 49 percent of users polled say lack of trust is their main reason for not shopping online.
Capacity-building needed to harmonize e-commerce legislation in the ECOWAS region
7 Dec 2015
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 legislation in the region but that more work is needed, especially in the areas of electronic signatures, consumer protection and taxation procedures.
UNCTAD delivers keynote address at the Swiss e-Commerce Conference
26 Nov 2015
UNCTAD's 2015 Information Economy Report, subtitled "Unlocking the potential of E-Commerce in Developing Countries" was prominently featured at the Swiss e-Commerce Conference organized by NetComm Suisse - the Swiss E-Commerce Association - which took place in Baden, Switzerland, on 25 November 2015.
ECOWAS Countries discuss harmonization of cyberlaws
31 Mar 2015
Representatives of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) met at UNCTAD seminar to share best practices to advance in cyberlaw harmonization in the fields of e-transactions, data protection and privacy, cybercrime, online consumer protection and taxation of e-commerce.
UNCTAD E-Commerce Week
17 Mar 2015
"Enhancing e-commerce laws and regulations for inclusive growth and development", will be the focus of UNCTAD E-Commerce week (23-27 March).
Strengthening capacities of West African countries to harmonize e-commerce legislation in the region
2 Dec 2014
UNCTAD delivered a Small Private Online Course to lawmakers and government officials from selected West-African countries on key aspects to be considered for the drafting of e-Commerce laws.