13 July 2018

WCO publishes global standards on e-commerce

    Today, the WCO published the Framework of Standards on Cross-Border E-Commerce as adopted at the end of June 2018 by the Council, the Organization's highest decision-making body, together with...
    11 July 2018

    UPU – Digital transformation and diversification of postal services highlighted at UPU Tunisia meeting

      UPU Tunisia meeting brought together almost all the representatives of Posts, regulators, and ministries, from 15 countries across the Arab region to explore how postal...
      10 July 2018

      WIPO – Global Innovation Index 2018: China Cracks Top 20.

        Top Rankings: Switzerland, Netherlands, Sweden, UK, Singapore, U.S. China broke into the world's top 20 most-innovative economies as Switzerland retained its number-one spot in the Global...
        10 July 2018

        UNCTAD – A fairer economy requires protection as much as inclusion

        Better access to formal financial services thanks to digital technologies has improved lives but brought new risks, such as over-indebtedness. Better consumer protection is needed....
        5 July 2018

        UNECE – Public Review: Blockchain whitepaper

        UNECE announces a 60-day public review of the Whitepaper on technical applications of Blockchain to UN/CEFACT deliverables. The Public Comment Log provided to facilitate the...
        3 July 2018

        Internet Society – Future Thinking: Roxanne Varza on the Internet Economy

        In April 2018, we interviewed two stakeholders –Biddemu Bazil Mwotta, who introduced an agribusiness app, and Roxanne Varza, the director of  a startup incubator  –...
        3 July 2018

        The World Bank – Technology works for getting poor people’s problems fixed – we just have to get it right

        One of the encouraging signs that I pick up whenever I travel is the difference that technology is making to the lives of millions of...
        2 July 2018

        Government of Estonia – President Kersti Kaljulaid calls for ‘e-Residency 2.0′

        The President has initiated a national effort to improve what Estonia can offer the world through e-Residency. Estonian President Kersti Kaljulaid hosted a round-table discussion...
        2 July 2018

        COMESA – Drawing regional attention to digital economic integration

        The Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) is rallying its member states towards full adoption of digital technologies to tackle the developmental disparities...
        2 July 2018

        Internet Society names Andrew Sullivan as New President & CEO

          In advance of its 2018 Annual General Meeting, the Internet Society’s Board of Trustees announced today that it has selected Andrew Sullivan as the organization’s new President...