Breakfast on the role of e-commerce in development: UNCTAD e-commerce week

Date & Time

Tuesday, April 2, 2019
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM CEST

Palais des Nations


The Global Innovation Forum and Ambassador José Luís Cancela, Permanent Representative of Uruguay to the WTO, hosted a working breakfast during UNCTAD e-Commerce week to exchange views between officials and business leaders to talk about the role of e-commerce in development.

The discussion among officials, businesses and select global technology companies explored the opportunities for startups and small businesses in developing countries to engage in global e-commerce to support economic development, and the role global technology and governments can play to enable their success.