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...
          18 January 2019

          How Konga is Bridging E-Commerce Gap for Millions of Unreached, Under-Served Nigerians

            For a population of over 190 million, it is perhaps shocking to countenance the fact that about 70% of Nigerians – a whopping 130...
          17 January 2019

          To keep track of the SDGs, we need a data revolution

            By Steve MacFeely  Chief Statistician, UNCTAD Many of our greatest advances have come from unofficial or 'amateur' scientists. Now we need their help again. Image:...
            16 January 2019

            UPU looks back to move forward

               Last year saw the Universal Postal Union continue to redefine itself for the 21st Century and reaffirm its pivotal role as the global voice of...
              11 January 2019

              ASEAN: E-commerce set to dominate the region in 2019

                2018 was the year e-commerce established itself as one of the region’s fastest growing sectors.Over the past three years, it has been the most dynamic sector...