26 May 2020

WEF – 5 principles for effective cybersecurity leadership in a post-COVID world

    COVID-19 is forcing business leaders to adapt operating models faster than ever before to ensure existential survival. The large-scale adoption of work-from-home technologies, exponentially greater...
    22 May 2020

    ITC – Women-owned small business in Central America adopt e-commerce

    How women entrepreneurs are availing the opportunity to go on-line for doing business in the COVID-19 era Shifting to e-commerce is now crucial for many...
    21 May 2020

    ITU launches new study paper on broadband and connectivity solutions for rural and remote areas

      Rural and remote areas of many countries worldwide continue to be sparsely covered in terms of broadband connectivity.   Major challenges for rural and remote...
      20 May 2020

      UNCTAD – How science, technology and innovation can help build resilience to multiple shocks

        Five months after the coronavirus disease first emerged, it has reached 216 countries, areas or territories, causing over 318,000 confirmed deaths and more than 4.7 million...
        20 May 2020

        UNCTAD – Kiribati sets sights on overcoming hurdles to e-commerce

          Digital solutions implemented to combat the spread of COVID-19 give fresh impetus to efforts to harness the development gains of ICT and e-commerce.   To...
          19 May 2020

          WTO – Business leaders stress role of trade and WTO in COVID-19 response

            Senior business representatives from around the world discussed the role of trade policy in tackling the health and economic implications of the COVID-19 crisis at...
            19 May 2020

            ITU – Digital cooperation during COVID-19: public health, digital responses and human rights

              As countries around the world continue to grapple with the COVID-19 crisis, digital technologies have played a critical role in global efforts to counter the...
              15 May 2020

              UNECA – Electronic trade rekindling sales for African businesses during COVID-19

                Imagine using one second to sell three thousand (3000) bags of a coffee produce which lay fallow hitherto in storehouses in Rwanda for months due to freighting...
                14 May 2020

                UNECA – COVID-19: Revamping Africa’s telecoms infrastructure crucial for digital health services

                  Africa’s telecoms infrastructure services need to be revamped if the continent is to effectively deliver digital health services, a new paper from the Economic Commission...
                  13 May 2020

                  ITC – Making B2B e-commerce work for Africa

                    Introducing a series of case studies on business-to-business e-commerce opportunities in Africa Expectations are running high in Africa that e-commerce can accelerate economic growth, offer...