30 January 2019

ITU – Unique, legal and digital: Three characteristics of ID crucial to financial inclusion

    “There are still a billion people, half of them in Africa, without reliable means of proving their identity,” says Sharmista Appaya, Senior Financial Sector Specialist...
    29 January 2019

    ITU – Time to eliminate the password: New report on next-generation authentication for digital financial services

      “We don’t want digital financial services to be built on the wrong foundation, which is the password,” says Abbie Barbir, Rapporteur for ITU standardization work...
      28 January 2019

      António Guterres: Read the UN Secretary-General’s Davos speech in full

        'We are in a world in which global challenges are more and more integrated, and the responses are more and more fragmented, and if this...
        28 January 2019

        How ITU is partnering to boost digital financial inclusion

          “There are 1.7 billion people, adults today, who do not have any access to financial services, and the same people, or 1.2 billion , have...
          26 January 2019

          World Economic Forum Annual Meeting: Digitalizing Emerging Markets

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            25 January 2019

            WTO DG Azevêdo meets ministers in Davos: discussions focus on reform; progress on e-commerce

              Participating in a series of ministerial discussions during the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos this week, Director-General Roberto Azevêdo reviewed the challenges and...
              25 January 2019

              Why we need a new circular economy for electronics

                By Houlin Zhao, ITU Secretary-General; and Guy Ryder, Director-General of the International Labour Organization ​​​​​​​​ Humankind’s insatiable demand and consumption of electronic devices is creating...
                25 January 2019

                Message from the World Customs Organization – International Customs Day 2019

                  Traditionally, to mark International Customs Day (ICD) each year, the WCO Secretariat dedicates a theme that is pertinent to the challenges facing the global Customs...
                  25 January 2019

                  Make it convenient, make it credible

                    We’re living in a time of disruptive technologies evolving at an exponential pace. Today, you can enjoy an Impossible Burger (meat industry disrupted) delivered by...
                    24 January 2019

                    Are you a woman entrepreneur seeking finance? Register at SheTrades.com!

                      The International Trade Centre’s SheTrades initiative aims to connect 3 million women entrepreneurs and women-owned businesses to international markets by 2021. Under the umbrella of...