17 December 2018

ISOC – Developing Community Networks in Northern Brazil: Strengthening Marginalized Communities

Our aim is to contribute to the growth and improvement of community networks policies and practices in Brazilian rural areas by strengthening marginalized movements and...
17 December 2018

ITU- Smart data’ to help bring the world’s remaining 3.7 billion people online

    More than 90% of the world now can access the Internet through a 3G or higher quality network.However, the latest data from ITU estimates that only 51.2% of the...
    17 December 2018

    UNCTAD – Future of Africa e-commerce looks bright as Nairobi event ends

      Africa’s next steps on the path to engaging in and benefitting from e-commerce were outlined on 14 December by UNCTAD in its Nairobi Manifesto on the...
      17 December 2018

      ITC – Kenya women entrepreneurs go global during Africa e-Commerce Week

        ITC and eBay help connect 50 women-owned business connect to global marketplace as part of SheTrades initiativeDigital platforms are playing an increasing role in ensuring...
        14 December 2018

        UNCTAD – East African bloc agrees to make trade cheaper, faster and simpler

          Meeting in Nairobi, East African Community ministers pledge to undertake trade facilitation reforms in line with continental and WTO agreements.Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, the United Republic...
          14 December 2018

          ITFC and UNCTAD: Post-conflict Iraq to build e-commerce future with UNCTAD help

            International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation and UNCTAD sign partnership agreement to support a diagnosis of e-commerce readiness in the Republic of Iraq.Iraq’s ambassador to Kenya...
            13 December 2018

            UNCTAD – Is the WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement an enabler of e-Commerce?

              Written by Arántzazu Sánchez Article No. 27  After more than a decade of negotiations, the WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement entered into force in February 2017. With...
              13 December 2018

              UNCTAD – Mobile money holds key to financial inclusion in Africa, experts say

                Bringing banking to more Africans means aligning public and private sector objectives and exploiting the gains made by mobile money payment solutions.Sending and receiving money...
                13 December 2018

                ITU – WSIS – Open Consultation Process on Shaping the Themes and Format of WSIS Forum 2019

                  The WSIS Forum is the only event of its kind where the programme and agenda are completely crowdsourced. Therefore, as organizers, ITU, UNESCO, UNCTAD and...
                  13 December 2018

                  ITU – New ”Measuring the Information Society Report​” Volume 1 available

                    The 2018 edition of the Measuring the Information Society Report was launched during the 16th World Telecommunication/ICT Indicators Symposium (WTIS), 10 to 12 December 2018 in Geneva, Switzerland.The...