Dear friends,

We invite you to watch the recording of the webinar on Cybersecurity and Data Protection in Cross-border Paperless Trade, which took place on June 13, 2024. The event was organized with the participation of ESCAP, the World Customs Organization, the Asian Development Bank, and the International Chamber of Commerce. The program is available at the link.

The authors of the event note that in the era of digitalization, cross-border trade has increasingly moved towards paperless processes. This transition offers numerous benefits, including enhanced efficiency, reduced costs, and minimized environmental impact. However, it also introduces significant challenges related to cybersecurity and data protection. The global nature of digital trade necessitates robust measures to protect sensitive information from cyber threats and ensure compliance with diverse data protection laws.


  1. Educate stakeholders on the importance of cybersecurity and data protection in crossborder paperless trade.
  2. Highlight the challenges faced by businesses and governments in securing digital trade


  1. Showcase best practices and innovative solutions for cybersecurity and compliance

with data protection regulations.

  1. Foster dialogue among policymakers, industry experts, and trade facilitators on

enhancing security measures.

  1. Promote international cooperation in establishing standardized cybersecurity norms

and data protection laws for digital trade.

Key Topics

  1. Overview of Cybersecurity in Cross-Border Paperless Trade: Understanding the cyber threat landscape in the context of cross-border paperless trade.
  2. Data Protection Laws and Compliance: An analysis of global data protection regulations affecting digital trade, including GDPR, CCPA, and others.
  3. Technological Solutions for Secure Trade: Exploring technologies such as blockchain, AI, and encryption that enhance security and privacy in paperless trade.
  4. Case Studies: Lessons learned from successful implementation of cybersecurity and data protection strategies in cross-border digital transactions.
  5. Policy and Regulation: The role of international bodies and agreements in harmonizing standards for cybersecurity and data protection in trade.

Target Audience

  • Government officials and policymakers in trade, cybersecurity, and data protection.
  • IT and cybersecurity professionals in the trade industry.
  • Compliance and legal officers in multinational corporations.
  • Academic researchers and students specializing in cybersecurity, data protection, and international trade.
  • Trade facilitation organizations and logistics service providers

You can view the recording of the webinar by following link or in the window below.



Sergei Mozer

Сustoms Academy: SCIENCE

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