4 June 2020

CUTS and UNIDO called for a multilateral regime on data privacy and other aspects of cyber security

    “Data privacy among other aspects of cyber security is critical for the future growth of electronic commerce. It is an imperative for the international community...
    28 May 2020

    UNCTAD – UN seeks to build transport and trade resilience in wake of COVID-19

      UNCTAD and the five UN regional commissions join forces to help developing countries tackle trade and transport challenges from the coronavirus pandemic.   A new...
      28 May 2020

      UPU reports record drop in global postal volumes

        A new report by the Universal Postal Union (UPU), the UN specialized agency for postal matters, titled, “The COVID-19 crisis and the postal sector” shows...
        28 May 2020

        Internet Society – How Has COVID-19 Impacted Last Mile Networks?

        If your household is anything like mine, your Internet connection has experienced a significant increase in usage over these last several months. We’re streaming more...
        27 May 2020

        UNCDF and Sida Partnership Looks to Support Last-Mile Digital Inclusion Beyond COVID-19

          When public transportation is completely halted, it not only puts personal lives on hold. It also puts entire businesses, sectors and value chains on hold...
          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...
            26 May 2020

            WTO – Members discuss impact of COVID-19 on developing economies’ participation in world trade

              On 26 May, WTO members assessed the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the trading capacity of developing countries in a virtual meeting of the...
              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...