Expert Group Meeting on Cyberlaws and Regulations for Enhancing e-Commerce

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Cybil code: G0238

Status: Finished

From: Mar 2015

To: Mar 2015


Themes & Topics





Target groups

250 policy and law makers, law enforcement staff, representatives from the private sector and the civil society from 70 countries

Thematic focus

e-transactions, data protection, cybercrime, consumer protection online, regional cyberlaw development

Aims / objectives

This Expert Meeting served as a platform that enabled countries to review their legal frameworks, share experiences and learn from each other.

It presented the findings of the first ever global mapping of laws in the areas of e-transactions, consumer protection, data protection and cybercrime (

The meeting reviewed challenges facing policy and lawmakers as well as the private sector in countries at all levels of development. It offered an opportunity for regional organizations, such as ASEAN, EAC, ECOWAS, the Latin American and Caribbean Economic System  (SELA) and the Latin American Integration Association (LAIA) to explore scope for collaboration with regard to the harmonization of legal frameworks that can support domestic and cross-border e-commerce.


Expert Group Meeting on Cyberlaws and Regulations for Enhancing E-Commerce, including case studies and lessons learned

Outcome / impact:
Identification of best practices concerning cyberlaws as well as recommendations on ways to enable regulatory frameworks for enhancing e-commerce. It will link to other processes related to e-commerce.

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