Electronic commerce for transition economies in the digital age : 19-20 June 2000, Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland : forum proceedings.
New York : United Nations, 2000.
vii, 219 p. : ill., maps ; 30 cm.
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New York : United Nations, 2000.
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"ECE/TRADE/268"--T.p. verso.
"Organized in cooperation with the European Electronic Messaging Association"
"Sales no. E.01.II.E.8"--T.p. verso.
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New information and communication technologies are transforming the economic landscape, bringing unparalleled opportunity and change. This publication is an outcome of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UN/ECE) Forum on 'Electronic Commerce for Transition Economies in the Digital Age'. The objectives of the Forum were to promote the development of the Internet and electronic commerce in transition economies as well as review the existing infrastructure and identify the needs for capacity building. The Forum not only raised awareness of the current situation, but also provided a vision of the vast potential and upcoming opportunities for transition economies.
Table of Contents
Introductionp. 2
Conclusions of the Forump. 4
Formal Recommendationsp. 6
Summary of Proceedingsp. 7
Note by the Forum Coordinatorp. 18
Presentationsp. 19
Opening Session
Welcoming Addressp. 22
Internet Business: Challenges and Opportunitiesp. 23
Nokia: Connecting Peoplep. 27
The Internet and Electronic Commerce: Opportunities for Enterprise Development
Internet Revolution and the New Economyp. 31
Convergent Technologies for E-Commercep. 35
Convergence of New Information and Communication Technologiesp. 39
Creating an Environment that Fosters and Supports Entrepreneurial Enterprise Developmentp. 42
Internet Banking in Hungaryp. 45
Internationet and E-Commerce: Opportunities for Enterprise Developmentp. 48
Regulatory Framework for the Global Digital Marketplacep. 55
Technical Management of the Internet and IP Issuesp. 66
The Internet and Enterprise Development: Opportunities for Transition Economies
The Impact of the Internet on the Economic Reform in Transition Economiesp. 80
Internet Infrastructure Development in Transition Economies (in Russian)p. 81
UN/ECE Internet Enterprise Development Programmep. 87
Internet-based New Business Services Development in Transition Economiesp. 93
Online Banking in Hungaryp. 100
Regulatory Environment for Digital Marketplace in Transition Economiesp. 102
Favourable Legal Framework for eBusiness in Hungaryp. 105
Electronic Commerce in the UN/ECE Region: Role of International Organizations
World Trade Organization (WTO)p. 111
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)p. 112
World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)p. 115
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)p. 118
International Telecommunication Union (ITU)p. 124
International Organization for Standardization (ISO)p. 127
International Trade Centre (ITC)p. 130
United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL)p. 133
Best Practices in Electronic Business
Best Practices in Electronic Commercep. 135
Electronic Trade Scenarios as Computerized Best Trade Practicesp. 139
Logistics and E-Businessp. 148
SITA: The Sky is not the Limitp. 152
E-Business Standards and Outreach to Small Manufacturersp. 157
Global Impact of Business-to-Business E-Commerce Standardsp. 161
WIPOnet--A Secure E-Business Networkp. 168
UN/CEFACT and Electronic Businessp. 172
Electronic Commerce and Investment Promotion
E-Commerce Investment, Opportunities for Transition Economiesp. 178
Investment Promotion in the Internet Agep. 185
Country Experiences
Estoniap. 189
Lithuaniap. 193
Czech Republicp. 196
Industry Experiences and Implications for Transition Economies
eRevolution in Chemical Industry Marketsp. 200
eRevolution in Insurance Marketsp. 204
Future Directions for Electronic Commercep. 208
Directory of Contactsp. 215
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