The Annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos will convene leaders from business, academia, government, international organisations and civil society to build a'more coherent and sustainable world'. On January 21 the Swiss House will be ...
 21 Jan 2020

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Ms Yasmin Ismail is a Research Fellow at CUTS International Geneva since March 2019. Her research interests include the WTO institutional reform, new issues under the WTO including e-commerce, Africa integration and China-Africa relations. Yasmin hol...

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Ms. Lee Tuthill, a senior staff member, has worked at the WTO since 1990. She is responsible for the complementary and interlinked topics of telecommunications, ICT and ICT-enabled services, electronic commerce and mode 1 (cross border supply). In th...

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UNCTAD eCommerce Week took place from 1-5 April in Geneva, focusing on the theme ‘From Digitalization to Development’. Discussions emphasised the need to break down silos among different groups of actors and to foster collaboration in order for e-com...
 16 Apr 2019

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An interactive online capacity development programme Internet governance (IG) has become one of the most important policy areas of our time. Topics like privacy protection, human rights online, and cybersecurity are increasingly in the focus of gl...

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This publication presents the thematic approach, methodology, achievements and lessons learned from a capacity development initiative on e-commerce jointly offered in 2017/2018 by DiploFoundation, CUTS International Geneva, the International Trade Centre (ITC), the Geneva Internet Platform(GIP), and delivered with the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD).

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 Marilia Maciel, Roxana Radu, Hannah Slavik , 2018
 
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Last year’s rise in the price of cryptocurrency, and the emergence of a new way for collecting money from the public - Initial Coin Offerings (ICO) - introduced a massive rise of the cryptocurrency market valuation. At one point it peeked at USD$500 ...
 28 May 2018

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Dr Jovan Kurbalija is the Executive Director of DiploFoundation and Head of the Geneva Internet Platform (GIP). He was a member of the UN Working Group on Internet Governance (2004‒2005), special advisor to the Chairman of the UN Internet Governance ...

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Brazilian-born Ms Marília Maciel is currently based in Strasbourg, France. She is involved in several Internet- governance-related projects, notably on the fields of digital economy, e-commerce, and cybersecurity. She also curates the topics of e-com...

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Ms Jimena Sotelo has over 8 years of experience in international trade in the private sector and in international organizations. She has worked for the think tank ICTSD in Geneva and for the Organization of American States (OAS) in Washington DC. She...

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Ms Marie Sicat is Coordinator of theICT Policy Review (ICTPR) Programmeand an Associate Economic Affairs Officer at the UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) in Geneva. The ICTPR Programme provides technical assistance, po...

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Mr Quan Zhao is trade policy advisor in the Office of the Chief Economist, International Trade Centre (ITC). His main portfolio at the ITC includes policy research and project management in the areas of trade in services, e-commerce, digital economy ...

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MrJulien Grollier is a Programme Officer at CUTS International, Geneva, an NGO catalysing the pro-trade, pro-equity voices of the Global South in trade and development debates in Geneva. Responsible for advocacy and networking, he coordinated a...

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Rashid S. Kaukab is Executive Director, CUTS International Geneva, Switzerland. One of his key responsibilities is to develop, implement and evaluate technical assistance and capacity building projects and programmes for developing and least-develope...

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Dr Marion Jansen is the Chief Economist of the International Trade Centre (ITC) and in this position responsible for the ITC’s flagship publicationSME Competitiveness Outlook. She previously held senior positions in the World Trade Organization...

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Download the Press Release in PDF format Geneva, Switzerland, 27 April, 2017: The Just-In-time Course on Digital Commerce was launched yesterday during UNCTAD’s E-commerce Week 2017. The five-week blended course, which will run until the...
 27 Apr 2017

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This course aims to assist permanent missions and international organisations in Geneva to increase their knowledge and capacity to engage in digital commerce-related negotiations and discussions. It provides an interdisciplinary coverage of e-commer...

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