2 September 2020

WIPO – GII 2020: COVID-19 Pandemic’s Expected Impact on Global Innovation

    The COVID-19 pandemic is severely pressuring a long-building rise in worldwide innovation, likely hindering some innovative activities while catalyzing ingenuity elsewhere, notably in the health...
    1 September 2020

    ICAO, UPU, urge national commitments and support for postal, air cargo, and express mail operators

      Montréal, 1 September 2020 – The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) and the Universal Postal Union (UPU) released a joint statement today encouraging national governments to support...
      1 September 2020

      ITC – Africa’s Tech Hubs are crucial in the Entrepreneurial Ecosystem

        Tech hubs in Africa play an important role in driving economic growth and development by supporting tech start-ups from the ideation stage through the investor...
        31 August 2020

        UNCTAD – Maritime Informatics: an emerging discipline for a digitally connected efficient, sustainable and resilient industry

          The maritime industry recognises there is a need for smarter collaboration to enhance operations, satisfy clients’ expectation of transparency and predictability and respond to societal...
          27 August 2020

          ESCAP – Accelerating Digital Connectivity and Leveraging Innovation

            Eminent development thinkers, innovative leaders and senior government officials came together on 19 August for a dialogue on how the Asia-Pacific region can accelerate digital...
            26 August 2020

            UPU’s eCom API provides a cutting-edge IT solution to facilitate e-commerce

              The UPU’s Doha Postal Strategy (2013-2016) and Istanbul Postal Strategy (2017-2020) have mandated the UPU to support the development of global e-commerce through its postal...
              26 August 2020

              ILO – Digital channels improve access to employment support

                A new ILO policy brief shows how public employment services are using technology to increase the help available to people whose jobs have been affected...
                25 August 2020

                ITU – Tracking global ICT development with data

                  New and updated ITU handbook and manual Around the world, policymakers and decision-makers rely on ITU to provide critical ICT data to inform their digital...
                  25 August 2020

                  World Bank – 5 things MENA countries can do to design better digital skills development programs

                    The MENA labor market has so far been unable to address its enormous digital skills gap which undermines the region’s potential for digital growth. Digital skills,...