4 March 2020

World Bank – Questions & Answers about the 2020 Spring Meetings

    The IMF and the World Bank have agreed to implement a joint plan to adapt the 2020 IMF-World Bank Spring Meetings to a virtual format. In the...
    2 March 2020

    DiPLO – Coronavirus crisis: A digital policy overview

      As the coronavirus crisis unfolds, digital health comes into focus. Daily updates from social media channels, mapping tools on the number of people infected, and...
      2 March 2020

      WIPO – MCST Survey on the Use of ADR Mechanisms for B2B Digital Copyright- and Content-related Disputes

        The World Intellectual Property Organization’s Arbitration and Mediation Center (WIPO Center), in collaboration with the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism of the Republic of...
        27 February 2020

        UNCTAD – Côte d’Ivoire seeks to expand e-commerce

          Country assesses its e-trade readiness with the support of UNCTAD and Germany. Côte d’Ivoire has partnered with UNCTAD and Germany to assess its readiness for...
          27 February 2020

          ITU – Champion Projects, WSIS Prizes 2020

            Over 800 projects from around the world were submitted for the WSIS Prizes 2020 contest, 352 of these projects were nominated for the voting phase...
            25 February 2020

            UNCTAD – Women digital entrepreneurs in francophone Africa make their mark

            UNCTAD eTrade for Women initiative's first masterclass in Africa equips entrepreneurs to reap more benefits from the digital economy. Christelle Assirou, a serial entrepreneur from...
            21 February 2020

            EIF – Ambassador Morten Jespersen: Looking at aid funding, the private sector and country visions – Where are LDCS now?

              IF’s Steering Committee Chair talks donor priorities, laying the groundwork for investment in LDCs and more How can donor countries like Denmark best support least...
              20 February 2020

              ITC – Weebi: the Senegalese retailer’s digital slate

                by NTF IV News The touch-screen cash register Weebi combines all the characteristics that a Senegalese retailer needs. With battery-powered off-line operation, it includes credit...
                13 February 2020

                EIF – A window of opportunity for Africa : Agricultural Innovation, Integration and Entrepreneurial Ecosystem

                  Agriculture 4.0, fuelled by innovation and technology, is driving more productive, efficient and sustainable food systems. The combination of agriculture 4.0 and regional integration can...
                  11 February 2020

                  UPU – In Post We Trust

                  A new report published by the UPU shows how Posts are gaining customers’ trust to provide financial inclusion through the postal network. Posts have been...