7 December 2018

ITU: Women shaping tech – and our world’s future – at TEDxPlaceDesNationsWomen

    Ten inspirational leaders in gender equality brought the spirit of “Ideas Worth Spreading” to the United Nations headquarters in Geneva this week during the TEDxPlaceDesNationsWomen event, where...
    7 December 2018

    UNCTAD – Consumer protection and digital platforms: Sludge, nudge and other consumer trends

      When online purchases go well, everyone – enterprise and end-user – is happy.But when they go wrong, what can you do and who can help?Protecting...
      7 December 2018

      ITC – Strengthening women-owned businesses in Central America – online market potential

        The International Trade Centre (ITC) recently launched the project: ‘Central America: Linking women business enterprises (WBEs) with the global gifts and home decoration market’, which...
        7 December 2018

        New ITU statistics show more than half the world is now using the Internet

          New ITU estimates show that the world has reached an important milestone for connecting people to the benefits of today’s digital economy: More than half...
          7 December 2018

          ITC – Rwandan businesses eye e-commerce success

            The ITC has launched a project to help Rwandan MSMEs connect to international markets and sell online.Micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) in Rwanda are...
            7 December 2018

            ITC @ Africa eCommerce week Exploring digital innovation and new opportunities for eCommerce in African

              The International Trade Centre (ITC) will this week join the first Africa eCommerce Week, which is being organized in in Nairobi, Kenya, on 10-14 December. Under...
              6 December 2018

              Bahrain enacts the UNCITRAL Model Law on Electronic Transferable Records

                The MLETR gives legal recognition to the use of electronically transferable records that are functionally equivalent to transferable documents and instruments such as bills of...
                5 December 2018

                UNCTAD – Africa eCommerce Dialogue: Masoko – Our dream for powering Africa’s e-commerce

                  The “digital era” is powered by different factors and actors in which telcos, banks, media, and technology companies are playing different but interdependent roles. Internet...
                  2 December 2018

                  ISOC – A Critical First Step for IoT Security in Senegal

                  As barriers to entry start to fall, the Internet of Things (IoT) industry could provide Africa with an opportunity to build a brighter economic future....
                  2 December 2018

                  ITC – Developing new trade opportunities through digital channels

                    Working together with small and medium-sized enterprises, the International Trade Centre has produced two online platforms to increase competitiveness in the West African Economic and...