31 January 2020

ITU – Kazakhstan to lead global school connectivity initiative in Central Asia

    Country to lay the groundwork for new financing models, partners and digital tools to close the digital divide. The Government of Kazakhstan, the International Telecommunication...
    30 January 2020

    UNCDF – What levers to accelerate digital innovation in Senegal?

    In November 2019, the Central Bank of West African States (BCEAO) organized, for the second consecutive year, the week of financial inclusion. This regional event...
    25 January 2020

    8 top stories from the week in Davos 2020

      Climate change was in the spotlight at Davos 2020. The future of capitalism, AI and jobs were also key areas. The meeting was the World...
      24 January 2020

      Online tool to remove trade barriers in Africa goes live

        The tool, developed by UNCTAD and the African Union, will help make trade on the continent easier and less costly. An online platform developed by...
        22 January 2020

        At Davos, UN Broadband Commission advocates for financing inclusive meaningful connectivity for sustainable impact

          Commissioners launch “Broadband Transforming Lives” campaign at WEF’s 50th Annual Meeting in Switzerland   ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​ The ITU UNESCO Broadband Commission for Sustainable Development examined new...
          20 January 2020

          South Centre – Third Annual Developing Country Forum on South-South Cooperation in International Tax Matters

            The South Centre in partnership with India’s Research and Information System for Developing Countries (RIS), the Ministry of Finance and the Ministry of External Affairs...
            18 January 2020

            ACSIS-SCASI – Dr Cissé KANE: “Through the ECMAAA competition, we encourage innovation, research and emulation”

              – The E-commerce Mobile Application African Award (ECMAAA) project of the African Civil Society ICT Network (ACSIS) was nominated for the WSIS PRIZE 2020 of...
              18 January 2020

              Davos 2020: Here’s what you need to know about tech for good

                In the last 50 years we have seen enormous technological progress. Technologies like quantum computing, autonomous vehicles and biotechnologies will soon hit the mainstream. Public...
                14 January 2020

                The World Economic Forum at 50: A timeline of highlights from Davos and beyond

                  What is Davos? What is the World Economic Forum? When did it all begin and why do thousands of leaders continue to congregate in a...
                  9 January 2020

                  How Myanmar’s policies accelerated digital development

                    The introduction and widespread use of smartphones, together with broadband connectivity, has created unprecedented opportunities for people worldwide to use the Internet and other online...