UNCTAD e-commerce Week 2018

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Palais des Nations, Geneva
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UNCTAD

UNCTAD's E-Commerce Week, now in its fourth edition, is today 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.

Under the theme “Development Dimensions of Digital Platforms”, the E-Commerce Week 2018 will explore the growing role of digital platforms and concrete steps to harnessing these evolving technologies for sustainable development.

IT for Change and Just Net Coalition are hosting the session: 'Platforms as an Orchestrator of Digital Re-organization: Strategizing for Long-term Development Impact' on 19 April 2018, 11:30 - 13:00, Room XXV. 

Also, Parminder Jeet Singh from IT for Change will be a panelist for the following sessions:

1. E-Commerce, Digital Industrialization, and Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) on April 20, 2018, 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM, Room XXV - organised by Our World is Not for Sale (OWINFS)

2. An African Digital Structural Transformation on 16 April 2018, 10:00 – 11:30, UNCTAD Room XXVI - organised by South Africa