Development cooperation ,17.09.2018

E-commerce and development seminar


The objective of the project is to contribute to the future WTO negotiations on electronic commerce (e-commerce). This also contributes to the stregthening of the multilateral trade system. E-commerce offers developing countries potentially significant new opportunities. The main objective of this joint seminar by ICTSD and Finland is to support the development dimension of the negotiations on e-commerce at the WTO. Development related issues will be in key role in these negotiations. E-commerce can offer new opportunities for developing countries. E-commerce can offer new business opportunities especially SME's, women and young entrepreneurs. The seminar will be organized in Geneva in November 2018. The aim is to attarct 40-70 particpants, negotiators and other key actors who will benefit from the seminar deliberations.

Funding decision  17.09.2018

60 000 €

Field of activity

  • Trade policy and administrative management 100%

Funding channel

Int Centre Trade and Sustainable Dev ICTSD



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