22 May 2018

Africa Accelerated: How Digital transformation is accelerating growth on the continent

If there was ever a time to watch progress in Africa, it would be now. As we have seen so many times before, the continent...
18 May 2018

Innovative Licensing Approaches

    Innovative Licensing Approaches: Enabling Access in Hard-to-Reach Places Through Collaborative Partnerships By Jane Coffin & Konstantinos Komaitis   In the Republic of Georgia, high in...
    17 May 2018

    A solar lamp can transform a community, UN commission hears

      A manager of the organization Solar Sister says that affordable, clean energy products can reduce poverty, curb household pollution and empower women in rural areas....
      17 May 2018

      World Telecommunication and Information Society Day (WTISD 2018)

        Theme 2018:  Enabling the positive use of Artificial Intelligence for All   Enabling the positive use of Artificial Intelligence for All is the theme of WTISD-18 and...
        16 May 2018

        What’s next for ‘AI for Good’? 4 key transformations on the horizon

          Dozens of top artificial intelligence (AI) experts from industry, academia, government and civil society are meeting this week for the AI for Good Global Summit at the...
          16 May 2018

          Mobile Money Transactions Are Now Larger Than Kenya’s GDP

          By Wayan Vota For years, we’ve heard how the value of M-PESA mobile money transactions are a rising percentage of Kenya’s Gross Domestic Product. In 2010 we reported M-PESA...
          16 May 2018

          UNCTAD: Frontier Technologies Must Benefit All

            By Craig Turp Technological change and innovation need to be directed towards inclusive and sustainable outcomes through a purposeful effort by governments, in collaboration with civil...
            15 May 2018

            We must control our devices, acclaimed scientists tell UN meeting

              A conversation between mathematician Sir Roger Penrose of Oxford University and Swiss chemist Jacques Dubochet spotlights the need for ethics and caution in scientific innovation....
              14 May 2018

              Beijing conference: Digital trade is trade of future, great hope for developing nations, says Pak envoy

               Pakistan has told an international conference in Beijing that digital trade is trade of the future and future of global South. “It can be great...
              14 May 2018

              Strengthening women’s leadership roles in e-trade

                ITU News recently had the opportunity to speak with Arancha González, Executive Director of the International Trade Centre (ITC), to discuss the key roles of...
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