10 June 2020

ITC – E-learning is the way to go during COVID-19: Innovative ways of learning prove to be asset for entrepreneurs

    Mahfuzul, an aspiring entrepreneur from Bangladesh, has no doubt that he will be able to turn his dream of running his own business into reality....
    10 June 2020

    UNCTAD – Space and the profusion of data – the new development frontier?

      Space is not just for astronauts. It’s the next frontier for tackling humanity’s most intractable problems such as food security, climate change and social inequality,...
      10 June 2020

      Internet Society – SCILLS Grants open for applications

        Our Strengthening Communities/Improving Lives and Livelihoods (SCILLS) grant programme aims to expand economic growth, improve health outcomes and increase educational opportunities by supporting individuals and...
        9 June 2020

        UNCTAD – UN to explore role of science and technology policies in COVID-19 recovery

          Science, technology and innovation (STI) policies will play a key role not only in post-COVID-19 recovery plans, but also in the decade of action to...
          9 June 2020

          World Bank – Closing the Digital Gender Gap: Why Now Should Have Been Yesterday

          Why did we have to wait for a pandemic of this magnitude to realize that digital access should be universal? Why do people tend to...
          9 June 2020

          UNCDF – Expression Of Interest: The Gambia Fintech Challenge

          The United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) makes public and private finance work for the poor in the world’s 47 least developed countries (LDCs). With its capital...
          8 June 2020

          UNCITRAL – Bahrain accedes to the UN Electronic Communications Convention

            Bahrain has acceded to the United Nations Convention on the Use of Electronic Communications in International Contracts (2005) (the "Electronic Communications Convention"). With its accession...
            4 June 2020

            WEF – 4 key steps to support cross-border payments and digital trade growth

              Addressing challenges to cross border payments is critical to preserving the future growth of the digital economy. Modernized trade agreements as well as interoperability and...
              4 June 2020

              WCO – Japan supports WCO Project to Build the Capacity of Developing Countries’ Customs Administrations Respond to COVID-19

                The Secretary General of the World Customs Organization (WCO), Dr. Kunio Mikuriya, and the Japanese Ambassador to Belgium, H.E. Mr. Makita Shimokawa virtually exchanged Notes...
                4 June 2020

                CUTS and UNIDO called for a multilateral regime on data privacy and other aspects of cyber security

                  “Data privacy among other aspects of cyber security is critical for the future growth of electronic commerce. It is an imperative for the international community...