Diane Mievis became DIGITALEUROPE new Senior Policy Manager for Global Economic Affairs in May 2014. She’s notably in charge of the work of the Digital Trade Policy Group – including the promotion of ICT related interests in free trade agreements, the advocacy against market access barriers and forced localisation measures, customs related issues and export control. Diane ensures coherency of DIGITALEUROPE work on the international scene. She’s also in charge of the relations with other global trade associations.
The Internet has profoundly changed trade and global value chains and enabled start-ups and small businesses to access any market around the world. While countries are updating their national rules to keep up with the fast changes brought by technology, they have been struggling to address these issues in trade ...