The digital economy and e-commerce are becoming increasingly important in everyday life, with significant implications for the future of trade, production and development.
The event will address questions such as:
What are the development implications of the digital economy?
How can we bridge the e-commerce divide?
How should cross-border data flows best be regulated?
Welcome to a full day seminar, organised by the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Sweden, UNCTAD and the National Board of Trade.
||21 June 2017
||Rosenbad Conference Centre
Rosenbad 4, Stockholm, Sweden
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|08.30 - 09.00
Coffee and registration
|09.00 - 09.15
Ministry for foreign Affairs
|09.15 - 10.15
Session 1: Development implications of the new digital divide
Tim Kelly, World Bank
Helani Galpaya, CEO, LirneAsia
Ulf Pehrsson, Vice President, Government & industry Relations, Ericsson (to be confirmed)
Moderator: Daniel Blockert, Swedish Ambassador to the World Trade Organization
|10.15 - 10.45
|10.45 - 12.00
Session 2: Bridging the E-commerce Divide
H.E. Tauqir Shah, Ambassador to the World Trade Organization, Pakistan
Marcos Vaena, Chief, Sector and Enterprise Competitiveness, International Trade Centre
Candace Nkoth Bisseck, Jumia Group, Cameroon
Christopher Brinkeborn Beselin, Founder and Partner, Pangara, VietNam
Moderator: Torbjörn Fredriksson, UNCTAD
|13.00 - 14.00
Session 3: High Level Segment
Ann Linde, Minister of EU Affairs and Trade, Sweden
Mukhisa Kituyi, Secretary-General, UNCTAD
Moderator: Anna Stellinger, Director-General, National Board of Trade
|14.00 - 15.30
Session 4: Data flows, trade and regulations
Magnus Rentzhog, Senior Adviser, National Board of Trade
Hanne Melin, Director, eBay Public Policy Lab
Harsha Liyanage, CEO and Co-Founder at Grasshoppers.lk, Sri Lanka
Chris Connolly, Director, Galexia
Moderator: Hosuk Lee Makiyama, ECIPE
| 15.30 - 16.00
|16.00 - 17.00
Anna Stellinger, National Board of Trade
Victor Do Prado, Director of Council and TNC Division, World Trade Organization
Niklas Adelberth, Norrsken Foundation
More participants to be confirmed
Moderator: Jonas Borglin, NIR
|17.00 - 19.00
Hope to see you in Stockholm!