28 May 2020

UNCTAD – UN seeks to build transport and trade resilience in wake of COVID-19

    UNCTAD and the five UN regional commissions join forces to help developing countries tackle trade and transport challenges from the coronavirus pandemic.   A new...
    28 May 2020

    Internet Society – How Has COVID-19 Impacted Last Mile Networks?

    If your household is anything like mine, your Internet connection has experienced a significant increase in usage over these last several months. We’re streaming more...
    27 May 2020

    UNCDF and Sida Partnership Looks to Support Last-Mile Digital Inclusion Beyond COVID-19

      When public transportation is completely halted, it not only puts personal lives on hold. It also puts entire businesses, sectors and value chains on hold...
      26 May 2020

      WEF – 5 principles for effective cybersecurity leadership in a post-COVID world

        COVID-19 is forcing business leaders to adapt operating models faster than ever before to ensure existential survival. The large-scale adoption of work-from-home technologies, exponentially greater...
        26 May 2020

        WTO – Members discuss impact of COVID-19 on developing economies’ participation in world trade

          On 26 May, WTO members assessed the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the trading capacity of developing countries in a virtual meeting of the...
          22 May 2020

          ITC – Women-owned small business in Central America adopt e-commerce

          How women entrepreneurs are availing the opportunity to go on-line for doing business in the COVID-19 era Shifting to e-commerce is now crucial for many...
          21 May 2020

          ITU launches new study paper on broadband and connectivity solutions for rural and remote areas

            Rural and remote areas of many countries worldwide continue to be sparsely covered in terms of broadband connectivity.   Major challenges for rural and remote...
            20 May 2020

            UNCTAD – How science, technology and innovation can help build resilience to multiple shocks

              Five months after the coronavirus disease first emerged, it has reached 216 countries, areas or territories, causing over 318,000 confirmed deaths and more than 4.7 million...
              20 May 2020

              UNCTAD – Kiribati sets sights on overcoming hurdles to e-commerce

                Digital solutions implemented to combat the spread of COVID-19 give fresh impetus to efforts to harness the development gains of ICT and e-commerce.   To...
                19 May 2020

                ITU – Technology for Good: #5 Cybersecurity

                COVID-19 has made the world a more challenging place than ever for many of us, but have all the physical precautions we are taking made...