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Torbjorn Fredriksson

UNCTAD
Chief, ICT Policy Section
Geneva, Switzerland
Mr. Torbjörn Fredriksson is the Chief of the ICT Policy Section at the UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD). He is responsible for the Information Economy Report (IER) and UNCTAD’s work on ICT sector development, ICT Policy Reviews, e-commerce development and ICT measurement. Mr Fredriksson was instrumental in the launch of the eTrade for all initiative, which seeks to unlock the potential of e-commerce in developing countries. He joined the UN in 2000. Before joining UNCTAD, he held positions at the Invest in Sweden Agency and the Swedish Ministry of Industry and Commerce. He is the author of several books and has published articles related to international trade, investment and technology. He has an MSc in International Economics from the Stockholm School of Economics.