20 April 2020

WEF – 5 ways to protect critical digital connectivity during COVID-19

    COVID-19 has dealt a shock to our world. Large swathes of the global population are living under some restrictions and enforced distancing. We are learning...
    18 April 2020

    EIF – Five things to know about Least Developed Countries and ecommerce

      by Deanna Ramsay  | EIF News New tech uses present challenges – and a host of opportunities – for the world’s poorest countries More than half...
      17 April 2020

      UNCDF – Calls for applications : Gig Economy Challenge Application Questions

        The Financial Innovation Lab (FinLab) of United Nations Capital Development Fund is now running the “Gig Economy Challenge” to seek viable solutions for improving the...
        16 April 2020

        ADB – COVID-19 pandemic bolsters case for technology-based economic resilience

          As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to have a devastating impact globally, the African continent, while less affected, is preparing to undergo its own severe social and economic crisis....
          16 April 2020

          Joint Statement : Consumer International Calls for Covid-19 Response to Focus on Global Consumer protection and Empowerment

            In response to the COVID-19 pandemic crisis Consumers International members in 100 countries are calling for a focus on the protection and empowerment of individuals in the...
            15 April 2020

            WEF – How digital investment can help the COVID-19 recovery

              COVID-19 has changed the way we live and work almost overnight. Analysts are struggling to keep pace with the impact on economies, sectors and firms....
              14 April 2020

              DiPLO – [Live discussion summary] – (Cyber)Security and the shift to online

              Andrijana Gavrilovic While the sudden global shift to an online life has brought unprecedented changes to our social and work habits, it has also faced...
              14 April 2020

              CUTS – Enable e-commerce to disable Covid-19

                By Pradeep S Mehta & Udai S Mehta The Covid-19 pandemic has disrupted and impacted the daily lives of citizens in an unprecedented manner. Governments...
                9 April 2020

                UNCTAD – UN call for technology solutions for tackling COVID-19 and its impacts

                  Submit proven, affordable and scalable solutions that can accelerate progress towards providing basic health functions, especially for vulnerable people. The deadline is 20 May. The...
                  9 April 2020

                  ITU – Working from home: Cybersecurity in the time of COVID-19

                    Today, billions of people around the world have been ordered to stay at home to help curb the COVID-19 pandemic. As a result, the number...