UNCTAD - Fourth Session: E-commerce and the Digital Economy

Friday, October 16, 2020 5:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Public Event: Virtual Event
Oct 16

The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development is hosting its fourth session with the Intergovernmental Group of Experts on E-commerce and the Digital Economy. This session will focus on: 

  • digital platforms and value creation in developing countries: implications for national and international policies; and

  • the working group on measuring e-commerce and the digital economy.

Participants will hear from international experts including Robert (Bob) Fay, managing director of digital economy at CIGI, who will discuss with fellow panellists the role of international policy making and cooperation in promoting a more inclusive digital economy.

Event Speakers

Robert (Bob) Fay is the managing director of digital economy at CIGI. The research under his direction assesses and provides policy recommendations for the complex global governance issues arising from digital technologies.