23 June 2020

Internet Society – Open Call To The Next Generation of Internet Leaders – Apply for the IGF Youth Ambassadors Program

    We are living in unprecedented times. COVID-19 has disrupted our world and it’s a crucial time for the Internet. We are facing issues related to...
    23 June 2020

    ITU – Africa is at the AI innovation table and ‘ready for the next wave’

      Africa is on the rise.   Mobile and Internet penetration continue to rise, according to the latest ITU data. The continent’s entrepreneurs are taking advantage of...
      22 June 2020

      Commonwealth Secretariat partners with Universities of Oxford and Cambridge to offer fintech training to member states

        The Commonwealth has launched a new Financial Technology, or fintech, programme to boost governments’ capacity and knowledge of the industry. Online fintech courses The move...
        22 June 2020

        UNCTAD – The intricacies, impact and opportunities of e-commerce for trade and development

          The world is increasingly going digital. This creates both opportunities and challenges, calling for changes to existing policies and adoption of new policies in many...
          22 June 2020

          ADB – How Rwanda is spurring a generation of women in technology

          Rwanda is renowned as a pioneer for gender equality. In 2020, it was the only African country ranked in the top 10 of the World...
          19 June 2020

          UNCDF – COVID-19 changing the landscape for migrants and remittances

            The pandemic’s effect on the flow of global remittances sent by migrants back home to low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) is projected to be one...
            18 June 2020

            ITC – Fresh food producers from Africa and Eastern Europe take part in innovative virtual trade fair

              ITC supported dozens of companies to participate in 2020’s entirely virtual United Fresh LIVE! trade fair   Dozens of fresh produce companies trading in everything...
              17 June 2020

              ADB – The relevance of digital skills in the COVID-19 era

                The COVID-19 global pandemic has changed how the world functions, illustrating the limitations of many existing systems and highlighting the need to reimagine the role...
                16 June 2020

                UNCTAD – Advancing the digitalization of trade with partnerships: National Trade Facilitation Committees as a platform for policy modernization

                  A country’s international logistics performance is dependent on the extent and modernity of its trade facilitation reform (World Bank, 2018). An institutional obligation for members...
                  16 June 2020

                  UPU – Remittances: A lifeline that must not be severed

                    Globally hundreds of millions of people rely on the money sent home by migrants working abroad. Many of these families live in rural areas where...