19 June 2020

UNCDF – COVID-19 changing the landscape for migrants and remittances

    The pandemic’s effect on the flow of global remittances sent by migrants back home to low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) is projected to be one...
    18 June 2020

    WEF – 5 ways to advance digital trade in the post-COVID world

      The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated the adoption of digital technologies and services, which have kept trade flowing even as movement has been restricted. This has...
      18 June 2020

      ITC – Fresh food producers from Africa and Eastern Europe take part in innovative virtual trade fair

        ITC supported dozens of companies to participate in 2020’s entirely virtual United Fresh LIVE! trade fair   Dozens of fresh produce companies trading in everything...
        17 June 2020

        ADB – The relevance of digital skills in the COVID-19 era

          The COVID-19 global pandemic has changed how the world functions, illustrating the limitations of many existing systems and highlighting the need to reimagine the role...
          16 June 2020

          UNCTAD – Advancing the digitalization of trade with partnerships: National Trade Facilitation Committees as a platform for policy modernization

            A country’s international logistics performance is dependent on the extent and modernity of its trade facilitation reform (World Bank, 2018). An institutional obligation for members...
            16 June 2020

            UPU – Remittances: A lifeline that must not be severed

              Globally hundreds of millions of people rely on the money sent home by migrants working abroad. Many of these families live in rural areas where...
              16 June 2020

              UNCDF launches a crowd funding platform for young Gambian entrepreneurs

                The United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) and the consortium of Mobi-Changa, ThundaFund and Thunda Africa (on the 4th of June) announced their partnership to develop and...
                16 June 2020

                DiPLO – Digital Roadmap: The realistic acceleration of digital cooperation

                The UN Secretary-General’s Roadmap for Digital Cooperation, presented on 11 June, comes at the time when the world is trying to grasp the tectonic economic, political,...
                15 June 2020

                WEF – Building a Roadmap for Cross Border Data Flows

                  Please click here to view the recording of the Launch Event for A Roadmap for Cross-Border Data Flows in the post COVID-19 Era, on Tuesday, 10 June 2020. Password...
                  15 June 2020

                  UNCTAD – Cambodia’s digital startups help blunt economic impact of COVID-19

                    An uptick in business, especially in the delivery of food and essential items, is enhancing resilience in the wake of the crisis.   Business is...