24 February 2020

UNCTAD – Commission on Science and Technology for Development, 23rd session

    The twenty-third session of the Commission on Science and Technology for Development will be held in Geneva from 23 to 27 March 2020. The Commission...
    21 February 2020

    EIF – Ambassador Morten Jespersen: Looking at aid funding, the private sector and country visions – Where are LDCS now?

      IF’s Steering Committee Chair talks donor priorities, laying the groundwork for investment in LDCs and more How can donor countries like Denmark best support least...
      11 February 2020

      UPU – In Post We Trust

      A new report published by the UPU shows how Posts are gaining customers’ trust to provide financial inclusion through the postal network. Posts have been...
      11 February 2020

      ITU – 2020 AI for Good Global Summit to scale AI-powered problem solving for global impact

      General registration now OPEN for the leading United Nations event on AI. Media registration to open on 3 March. Ten years remain to achieve the...
      11 February 2020

      DiPLO – Coronavirus crisis: A digital policy overview

      As the coronavirus crisis unfolds, digital health comes into focus. Daily updates from social media channels, mapping tools on the number of people infected, and...
      10 February 2020

      WIPO Director General Opens Roundtable Discussion on IP and the African Continental Free Trade Area

      WIPO Director General Francis Gurry opened a Roundtable Discussion on IP and the African Continental Free Trade Area emphasizing the importance of intellectual property in...
      9 February 2020

      AfDB – AU Summit: First continental report on implementation of Agenda 2063 unveiled

      The African Development Bank, the United Nations, and the African Union on Saturday acknowledged the significant progress made in implementing Agenda 2063 and urged African...
      7 February 2020

      UNCDF – How Women in Papua New Guinea are Finding Their Way to Women’s Micro Bank

      Rural banking made easy with the Mama Bank Access Points. Difficult geographies, a lack of physical infrastructure and limited technological skills are major reasons as...
      5 February 2020

      OECD – Least developed countries can become authors of their technological revolution

      Can countries in the early stages of development reap the benefits and become authors of their technological revolution? In a blog written by Ratnakar Adhikari,...