27 June 2019

UNCTAD – Lesotho ready to channel its growth to go digital

    New report on Lesotho shows how the small, mountainous nation could unlock its digital market to diversify its economy. E-commerce is a way for small...
    25 June 2019

    EIF/WEF – 4 ways to empower women in the world’s poorest countries

      By Deanna Ramsay  Managing Editor, Trade for Development News, Enhanced Integrated Framework Executive Secretariat, World Trade Organization & Violeta Gonzalez   Head, Partnerships, Outreach and...
      23 June 2019

      UNIDO – How digital technology can support gender equality in the MENA region

        In line with the European Development Days 2019's overarching title ‘Addressing inequalities: building a world which leaves no one behind’, UNIDO organized a LAB Debate...
        20 June 2019

        Diaspora holds huge potential to facilitate trade and investment

          Written by Arif Zaman, Executive Director, Commonwealth Businesswomen's Network and Deputy Centre for Research and Enterprise, Bloomsbury Institute, London, UK     Diaspora entrepreneurs can...
          19 June 2019

          CUTS- e-commerce negotiations at the WTO: an overview

            At the 11th Ministerial Conference in Buenos Aires on 13 December 2017, 71 members signed a joint statement announcing their objective of “advancing electronic commerce...
            19 June 2019

            South Centre – Intellectual Property and Electronic Commerce: Proposals in the WTO and Policy Implications for Developing Countries

              This policy brief explains the mandate of the World Trade Organization (WTO) on electronic commerce under the work program on e-commerce, which was adopted by...
              18 June 2019

              ITU – Why digital skills training is so important if we are serious about closing the digital divide

                By Susan Teltscher, Head of ITU’s Human Capacity Building Division In 2018, numbers on Internet usage made headlines announcing that more than half the world is...
                17 June 2019

                Internet Society – Want to Make a Difference in Your Community? Apply for a Beyond the Net Medium or Large Grant

                  Applications are now open for the 2019 Beyond the Net Medium and Large Grants. All Internet Society Chapters and Special Interest Groups (SIGs) in good standing are...
                  17 June 2019

                  WCO releases new Customs tools to advance gender equality and diversity

                    By Johanna Törnström, Assistant Programme Manager, Capacity Building Directorate, WCO Gender equality and diversity has been part of the WCO capacity building agenda since 2013. In...
                    14 June 2019

                    WIPO- Harnessing the benefits of IP for development

                      In May 2019, WIPO hosted an international conference to explore, in practical terms, how developing countries can benefit from the intellectual property (IP) system in a rapidly...