Day two at UNCTAD eWeek 2023 | Programme 

Detailed programme and relevant information on how to locate reports from all sessions.

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Day two of the UNCTAD eWeek 2023, organized by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) in collaboration with eTrade for all, has begun. See the detailed programme and relevant information on how to locate reports from all sessions.

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Under the banner of ‘Shaping the future of the digital economy,’ this year’s theme aims to delve into the widening digital gap and the potential risks of data-driven digitalization heightening inequalities. Throughout the UNCTAD eWeek, stakeholders will converge to address key questions that shape our digital future:

  • What does the future we want for the digital economy look like? 
  • What is required to make that future come true? 
  • How can digital partnerships and enhanced cooperation contribute to more inclusive and sustainable outcomes?


Sessions Time (CET)
Women in the digital economy: driving the usage of digital technology among women08:00 AM – 09:00 AM
BOOK LAUNCH: Technology and the Future of Online Dispute Resolution Platforms for Consumer Protection Agencies09:00 AM – 10:00 AM
Including the excluded: how can small and micro businesses be supported toward success in e-commerce?09:00 AM – 10:00 AM
Boosting digital collaboration for resilience and sustainability in shipping09:00 AM – 10:00 AM
Bridging the Digital Divide: Achieving Universal and Meaningful Connectivity10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
Indirect Taxation of E-Commerce: Implications for developing countries10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
Upholding interconnectivity and interoperability of digital solutions in a fragmented world10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
Digital Ecosystems and Competition Law: Ecological Approach10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
eTrade for all leadership roundtable: Unlocking digital trade for inclusive development10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
African approaches to Cross-border Data Flows10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
A digital public infrastructure strategy for sustainable development – Exploring effective possibilities for regional cooperation10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
eTrade for all leadership roundtable: The role of partnership for a more inclusive and sustainable digital future11:30 AM – 01:00 PM
Enhancing Trade and Traceability in Agri-Food supply Chain through SPS Electronic Certification11:30 AM – 01:00 PM
Digitization of Cross Border Trade to Enhance Transparency and Predictability11:30 AM – 01:00 PM
Digital trade negotiations- understanding non-participation11:30 AM – 01:00 PM
Shaping the Future: Harnessing E-commerce for Sustainable Development in the ECOWAS Region11:30 AM – 01:00 PM
Greening E-Commerce: Tools and Frameworks towards Shaping the Digital Economy11:30 AM – 01:00 PM
Launch of the eTrade Readiness Assessment of Ghana01:00 PM – 02:00 PM
Startup 4 Inclusion – The Role of Startup20 under G20 India01:00 PM – 02:00 PM
Unlocking the power of e-Commerce for SMEs: Successes, Challenges and Opportunities01:00 PM – 02:00 PM
Korea’s Digital Government towards the Sustainable Digital Economy02:00 PM – 03:00 PM
Rethinking trade and IP: prospects and challenges for development in the knowledge economy02:00 PM – 03:00 PM
The Gig Economy: Positioning Higher Education at the Center of the Future of Work02:00 PM – 03:00 PM
High-level dialogue on Shaping the future of the digital economy03:00 PM – 06:00 PM

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