21 September 2018

ITC – SME Competitiveness Outlook 2018: Business Ecosystems for the Digital Age, has been launched in Geneva

ITC’s flagship publication, the SME Competitiveness Outlook 2018: Business Ecosystems for the Digital Age, has been launched in Geneva today. Digitalization and the rise of the...
21 September 2018

UNCTAD – Digital Data Sharing: The Ignored Opportunity for Making Global Maritime Transport Chains More Efficient

The economic significance of maritime transport chains Since the beginning of civilization, maritime transport for the exchange of goods has been the backbone of economic...
20 September 2018

‘Women Not Speaking at the Same Table as Men’ Means a Widening Digital Gender Gap in Africa

By Mercedes Sayagues Marcia Julio Vilanculos brought her baby to the digital literacy training at Ideario innovation hub, Maputo, Mozambique. Women’s caregiving responsibilities must be factored...
17 September 2018

World Economic Forum on ASEAN Closes with Pledges on Digital Growth, Inclusion

    · The 27th World Economic Forum on ASEAN came to a close on Thursday, having attracted a record number of participants and heads of state...
    17 September 2018

    5 video takeaways from ITU Telecom World 2018

      By ITU News ITU Telecom World 2018, taking place this week in Durban, South Africa, brings together government officials, regulators, private company representatives and experts...
      16 September 2018

      ITU – App security, quantum cryptography, smart cities, 5G investment: Industry leaders highlight priorities

        The increasing importance of over-the-top (OTT) services calls for greater application security. The impending arrival of quantum computing demands innovation in cryptography to guard against...
        15 September 2018

        ITC – Scaling up trade through skills, innovation and connectivity

          More than 1,400 delegates gather in Lusaka, Zambia, for the opening of the 2018 World Export Development Forum Lusaka) – The 18th World Export Development...
          14 September 2018

          ITC – New #ITCbooks: Promoting SME Competitiveness in Africa: Data for de-risking investment

            Most investors seek information about local suppliers before making decisions to invest. This report uses ITC data on small and medium-sized enterprise (SME) competitiveness at...
            13 September 2018

            ICAO Air Cargo Event Underscores Pressing Need For Modernization, Liberalization, And New Efficiencies

              By Uniting Aviation On Sep 11, 2018 Air freight volumes will grow at a healthy rate of 4.2 per cent annually through to 2032, but only if current...
              12 September 2018

              Should connectivity be the new measure of poverty?

              By Teresa Welsh // 11 September 2018 A woman uses a solar-powered lamp in India. Photo by: Jarnail Singh / The Climate Group / CC BY-NC-SA WASHINGTON — Rockefeller Foundation President and former USAID Administrator...