4 November 2020

WIPO Expands its Suite of Online Services for Innovators with New Patent Information Tool

    The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) has expanded its suite of online services with an online platform providing free access to comprehensive, unbiased, and structured...
    4 November 2020

    Dutch funding set to boost UNCTAD’s work on e-commerce and the digital economy

      Generous grant from the Netherlands will boost Africa-wide ambitions to benefit from e-commerce and provides concrete support to its least developed countries.   Digitalization is...
      4 November 2020

      ITU’s SME community is growing and going global

        COVID-19 has severely impacted small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) around the world. Engaging with these businesses to help them innovate, build resilience and expand into...
        4 November 2020

        UNCTAD – Group of Experts on E-commerce and the Digital Economy Key Points

          The Intergovernmental Group of Experts (IGE) on E-commerce and the Digital Economy is a key forum for governments to discuss the development implications of the...
          3 November 2020

          Commonwealth and UN Technology Bank join forces to support least developed countries

            The Commonwealth and UN Technology Bank have formed a new partnership to support least developed countries (LDCs) through technology transfer, capacity building and knowledge sharing....
            2 November 2020

            eTrade for Women eMasterclass for South-East Asia – Summary Report

            eTrade for Women held its first eMasterclass for South-East Asia on 1, 8 and 15 October 2020. The eMasterclass was organized by UNCTAD with the...
            2 November 2020

            Pitch to win USD $5,000 at AfricArena #FastTrackTech Africa Challenge

              The #FastTrackTech Project and AfricArena partner to grant best early stage tech startups from Benin, Côte d’Ivoire, Ethiopia, Mali, Rwanda, Tanzania and Zambia a total...
              1 November 2020

              World Bank Replay: Closing the Digital Divide

              Digital technologies have become vital. In times of crisis, from natural disasters to pandemics, digital connectivity is what is keeping people, governments and businesses connected....
              30 October 2020

              UNCTAD – Changing the face of Uganda’s Startup Landscape: The Startup Uganda Story

                “To me the greatest success is the shift in human relations between us as members as we have slowly opened up to each other more,...
                28 October 2020

                Year-long leaps in months: Five takeaways from ITU Virtual Digital World 2020’s Ministerial Roundtables

                  Despite being a formidable challenge, the global pandemic presents an enormous opportunity for the information and communication technology (ICT) sector.   The invaluable role of...