Short courses for Permanent Missions in Geneva
Organised by the Division on Technology and Logistics
National e-commerce strategies for economic growth and development
Palais des Nations, Geneva (Room XXVI)
Friday, 18 November 2016 (10:00 to 13:00)

The course will cover some of the most relevant issues faced by developing countries in strengthening e-commerce for economic growth and development. Participants will develop an understanding of current trends in e-commerce, the main opportunities offered by e-commerce, as well as the key weaknesses, challenges and bottlenecks that developing countries must deal with. Further, participants will learn about an integrated framework for enabling and assessing e-commerce and explore the key strategies through which e-commerce can strengthen economic growth, promote trade, generate revenue and create jobs. The course will close with an introduction to the ICT Policy Review Programme of UNCTAD, which provides technical assistance and diagnostics to requesting member States in developing national e-commerce strategies. Delegates will also receive an update on the eTrade for All initiative.


Delivered by: Division on Technology and Logistics

From 10 am to 1pm

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