ADB Presents on Enabling a Conducive Environment for the Digital Economy at the Virtual Side Event of UN ESCAP's Third Ministerial Conference

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Gretchen Aquino speaks via Zoom during the Side Event on Powering the Digital Economy.

Gretchen Aquino of the Asian Development Bank's Office of the General Counsel participated in the panel discussion at the virtual side event at the UN ESCAP’s Third Ministerial Conference on Regional Cooperation and Integration in Asia and the Pacific. The forum presented the “Best Practice and Benchmarking Study: Legal and Policy frameworks for Promotion of Electronic Transactions and the Digital Economy.” The technical assistance on Enabling a Conducive Environment for the Digital Economy under the Office of the General Counsel’s Law and Policy Reform Program covering the Kyrgyz Republic, Mongolia and Cambodia was presented in the panel discussion and the best practices mentioned in the study was highlighted such as the national plans and strategies, cross-agency coordination and accession or adoption of international instruments and framework agreements, among others.

Contact Person

Gretchen Aquino
Senior Legal Officer
Asian Development Bank (ADB)
maquino [at] adb.org