24 January 2020

Online tool to remove trade barriers in Africa goes live

    The tool, developed by UNCTAD and the African Union, will help make trade on the continent easier and less costly. An online platform developed by...
    22 January 2020

    At Davos, UN Broadband Commission advocates for financing inclusive meaningful connectivity for sustainable impact

      Commissioners launch “Broadband Transforming Lives” campaign at WEF’s 50th Annual Meeting in Switzerland   ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​ The ITU UNESCO Broadband Commission for Sustainable Development examined new...
      20 January 2020

      South Centre – Third Annual Developing Country Forum on South-South Cooperation in International Tax Matters

        The South Centre in partnership with India’s Research and Information System for Developing Countries (RIS), the Ministry of Finance and the Ministry of External Affairs...
        18 January 2020

        ACSIS-SCASI – Dr Cissé KANE: “Through the ECMAAA competition, we encourage innovation, research and emulation”

          – The E-commerce Mobile Application African Award (ECMAAA) project of the African Civil Society ICT Network (ACSIS) was nominated for the WSIS PRIZE 2020 of...
          18 January 2020

          Davos 2020: Here’s what you need to know about tech for good

            In the last 50 years we have seen enormous technological progress. Technologies like quantum computing, autonomous vehicles and biotechnologies will soon hit the mainstream. Public...
            14 January 2020

            The World Economic Forum at 50: A timeline of highlights from Davos and beyond

              What is Davos? What is the World Economic Forum? When did it all begin and why do thousands of leaders continue to congregate in a...
              9 January 2020

              How Myanmar’s policies accelerated digital development

                The introduction and widespread use of smartphones, together with broadband connectivity, has created unprecedented opportunities for people worldwide to use the Internet and other online...
                6 January 2020

                ITU: Capacity building in Africa is an essential driver of growth

                  The increased pace of globalization and technological advancement is expanding the divide between Africa and other regions, making capacity building a critical agenda on the...
                  1 January 2020

                  Readiness Assessments for Cross-Border Paperless Trade

                    Cross-border paperless trade has great potential to not only grow trade competitiveness but also to address new challenges associated with cross-border e-commerce and the rise...