9 December 2019

ITC and the Korea International Cooperation Agency launch SheTrades West Africa to empower women farmers

Partnership will help women reap greater benefits from increased participation in value chains and expand reach of ITC’s SheTrades initiative. The International Trade Centre (ITC)...
6 December 2019

UN/CEFACT standards can pave the ‘digital silk road’ and streamline trade for the ‎Sustainable Development Goals

    By aligning with the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, the ambitious Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) spearheaded by the government of China has the potential...
    4 December 2019

    ITU – How we are working together to build trust in digital financial services

      By Bilel Jamoussi, Chief of the Study Groups Department of ITU’s Telecommunication Standardization Bureau *The following article is based on my remarks this morning at...
      3 December 2019

      UNCTAD – Europe continues to dominate global e-commerce ranking

        European nations hold eight of the top 10 spots on UNCTAD's Business-to-Consumer (B2C) E-commerce Index 2019, which ranks 152 countries on their readiness to engage...
        3 December 2019

        UN ESCAP – Let’s give the trade a chance

            Imagine going through the day without consuming or using some product, service, data, technology, personal contact, or payment which has not – at least...
          2 December 2019

          UN ESCAP – Pathways to Influence: Promoting the Role of Women’s Transformative Leadership to Achieve the SDGs in Asia and the Pacific

            A key driver for progress is Sustainable Development Goal target 5.5 on promoting and strengthening equal opportunities for leadership at all levels of decision-making in...
            28 November 2019

            UNCTAD- Keeping markets fair in digital era requires stronger cooperation

              The first Instanbul Competition Forum meets amid growing concerns about market power and wealth concentration in the hands of a few digital giants. As economies...
              28 November 2019

              ITU World Radiocommunication Conference agrees key parameters for future communication technologies

                High-speed, super-reliable, broadband connectivity enabled with 5G mobile, next-generation satellites and high altitude aerial stations The World Radiocommunication Conference 2019 (WRC-19) concluded today as agreements...
                28 November 2019

                EQUALS in Tech Awards celebrate five outstanding initiatives to promote digital gender equality

                Winners from Ghana, Jordan, Nigeria & the USA The winners of the 2019 EQUALS in Tech Awards were announced this evening at a gala awards...
                27 November 2019

                Estonia E-residency is soft power five years after launch

                  In December it will be five years since the launch of Estonia's e-residency initiative, newspaper Postimees interviewed one of the founders Siim Sikkut about the...