[At-Large] UNCTAD E-week underway in Geneva. GIP Digital Watch providing session reports.

Joly MacFie joly at punkcast.com
Mon Apr 16 17:34:07 UTC 2018

There will be plenty to discuss this week in Geneva. Such as recent
proposals in the OECD and EU to tax Internet Commerce, the ongoing campaign
for some kind of 'sender pay' scheme, especially to benefit developing
countries, regulating the sharing economy, data regulation etc etc. Kudos
to the Diplo crew for not only participating, but actively reporting.


This week *April 16–20 2018* the *United Nations Conference on Trade and
Development <http://unctad.org/>* (UNCTAD) will host its annual* E-Commerce
Week* <http://unctad.org/en/conferences/e-week2018/Pages/default.aspx> in
Geneva, Switzerland. The event will be focused on the role of digital
platforms in the evolving digital economy. Under the overarching theme
dimensions of digital platforms*‘, participants an opportunity to discuss
key challenges and opportunities arising from such platforms, and identify
concrete actions to harness maximum benefits for developing countries.
There is no webcast, but short interviews are being posted on *Facebook
<https://www.facebook.com/pg/UNCTAD/videos/>* and *Twitter
<https://twitter.com/UNCTAD/media>*, also the Geneva Internet Platform is
providing *just-in-time reporting
<https://dig.watch/events/unctad-e-commerce-week-2018>* on individual

*What: UNCTAD E-Commerce Week
Geneva, SwitzerlandWhen: April 16–20
2018Program: http://unctad.org/en/conferences/e-week2018/Pages/Programme.aspx
(none)Videos: Facebook
<https://www.facebook.com/pg/UNCTAD/videos/> | Twitter
<https://twitter.com/UNCTAD/media>GIP Digital Watch
reports: http://dig.watch/unctad2018
<http://dig.watch/unctad2018>Twitter: #UNCTADeweek

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