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...
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,...
4 February 2020

UNCDF – The SDG500 Platform Investment Opportunity

SDG500 is a groundbreaking impact investment platform dedicated to financing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The platform’s objective is to raise USD$500 million for six...
31 January 2020

ITU – Kazakhstan to lead global school connectivity initiative in Central Asia

    Country to lay the groundwork for new financing models, partners and digital tools to close the digital divide. The Government of Kazakhstan, the International Telecommunication...
    30 January 2020

    UNCDF – What levers to accelerate digital innovation in Senegal?

    In November 2019, the Central Bank of West African States (BCEAO) organized, for the second consecutive year, the week of financial inclusion. This regional event...
    25 January 2020

    8 top stories from the week in Davos 2020

      Climate change was in the spotlight at Davos 2020. The future of capitalism, AI and jobs were also key areas. The meeting was the World...