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...
          24 January 2019

          Power of the Post shown in new UPU/Tunisian government project streamlining export processes for small businesses across Tunisia

              Berne, 21 January. Director General of the Universal Postal Union (UPU) Bishar A. Hussein today attended the launch in the Tunisian city of Kairouan...
            24 January 2019

            Reaching the Digital Economy’s Last Mile

            FINANCIAL INCLUSION How global companies can help advance digital financial inclusion of consumers, employees and entrepreneurs in developing economies. By: Dan Salazar Over the last decade,...
            24 January 2019

            E-commerce and Developing Countries: The South Asian Experience

              The evolution of Electronic Commerce or E-Commerce has brought about a significant change in the way business is conducted across the globe. The e-commerce which emerged...
              23 January 2019

              Davos participants call for digital trade deal

                Digitalisation is transforming the global economy Image: REUTERS/Pascal Lauener By Kimberley BotwrightCommunity Lead, International Trade and Investment, , World Economic Forum “Digitalisation is transforming the...
                21 January 2019

                How e-commerce supports African business growth

                Africa’s booming e-commerce sector can not only jump-start small businesses but also help large companies enter a market full of energized consumers. Africa has one...
                21 January 2019

                Smart Villages: Empowering rural communities in ‘Niger 2.0’

                  By ITU News The Republic of Niger is a country with a young population living mostly in rural, remote and hard-to-reach areas. And Niger is...