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

    ITU – Technology for Good: #5 Cybersecurity

    COVID-19 has made the world a more challenging place than ever for many of us, but have all the physical precautions we are taking made...
    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

          WTO – Record number of concerns about technical barriers to trade raised via online platform

            WTO members used a written procedure to raise a record number of trade concerns at a meeting of the Committee on Technical Barriers to Trade...
            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...
                12 May 2020

                ITU – Online safety and security during COVID-19

                  Cyberthreats are not new, but in the midst of the global COVID-19 pandemic, the risks to society, the economy, and to our children, have multiplied...
                  11 May 2020

                  ITU – Digital technology-led recovery in Asia and the Pacific

                    I joined the ITU Regional Office at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic. In responding to the pandemic and planning recovery, digital technology and connectivity...