19 March 2019

How will AI accelerate sustainable development? Find out at the AI for Good Global Summit.

    Artificial Intelligence (AI) has taken giant leaps forward in recent years, inspiring growing confidence in AI’s ability to assist in solving some of humanity’s greatest...
    18 March 2019

    Consumer protection remains a cornerstone of development

      UNCTAD marks World Consumer Rights Day with a reminder that faulty products cost lives and dupe families out of much-needed income. The recent news that...
      15 March 2019

      World Consumer Rights Day 2019: Trusted Smart Products

        Our theme for World Consumer Rights Day 2019 will be ‘Trusted Smart Products’. From smart phones to wearable fitness trackers, to voice-activated assistants and smart TVs, many...
        15 March 2019

        WIPO Cybersquatting Cases Grow by 12% to Reach New Record in 2018

          Trademark owners filed a record 3,447 cases under the Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP) with WIPO’s Arbitration and Mediation Center in 2018 as businesses reacted...
          15 March 2019

          Youth prioritized as sustainable development innovators

            A recent UNCTAD report highlights young people's voices and ideas for achieving the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Issues impacting the youth – and...
            13 March 2019

            What could be the architecture that unlocks the true value of IoT-enabled Data Marketplaces?

              By Omar Elloumi, Chair, Smart Cities, AIOTI; Tom De Block, Chair, Distributed Ledger Technologies, AIOTI; Natalie Samovich, Chair, Smart Energy, AIOTI Data Marketplaces enabling the...
              7 March 2019

              E-commerce is fuelling Asia’s air freight

              It is never night on the sun. As the main manufacturing hub for the rest of the world, Asia’s role in the world economy is...
              5 March 2019

              Consolidation in the Internet Economy

                The Internet economy, as understood in this report, is broadly defined as the economic activities that either support the Internet or are fundamentally dependent on the...
                1 March 2019

                Diplo’s crystal ball exercise: Digital policy in 2019 – 10 areas of development which we will need to watch closely.

                  The digital realm is mirroring societal developments. Cyber risks and uncertainties are growing. A cyber-arms race is in the making. Opportunity-wise, artificial intelligence (AI), quantum...