22 July 2020

ITU – How we can build a stronger digital economy, together

    *The following article is adapted from my remarks at today’s G20 Digital Economy Ministerial Meeting. Let me begin by thanking His Excellency H.E. Eng. Abdullah...
    19 July 2020

    COVID-19 is fuelling acceleration in digital transformation in Africa

      The world is increasingly going digital but much still need to be done on the continent to increase internet penetration. According to the International Telecommunication...
      18 July 2020

      ITU – Technology for Good: #6 Connecting the World

        Telecommunications and ICT infrastructure and connectivity is vital now more than ever for the sake of not only all our health but also the health...
        17 July 2020

        ITU – Papua New Guinea rolls out 2020 Digital Transformation Centre training plan

          The Papua New Guinea University of Technology (PNGUoT), one of three ITU Digital Transformation Centres (DTC) in the Asia-Pacific region, started rolling out its training...
          17 July 2020

          WEF – 3 ways digital businesses can enable the Great Reset

            The COVID-19 pandemic is a watershed moment for the digital transformation of business; Updating business models for a digital-first world, led by purpose, is now...
            14 July 2020

            Expanding E-government in Europe and Central Asia

              E-government has a key role to play in achieving the SDGs. Governments in the UNECE region are using tools like ICTs, big data, artificial intelligence...
              13 July 2020

              UNECE – Using ICTs with a gender lens in small businesses

              ICTs are a powerful tool to alleviate barriers faced by women entrepreneurs.   The impact of the COVID-19 and the restrictions imposed on doing business...
              11 July 2020

              UNIDO promotes global investment and technology cooperation at the 2020 World Artificial Intelligence Conference Summit Online

                Under the theme of "Intelligent Connectivity, Indivisible Community", the 2020 World Artificial Intelligence Conference (WAIC 2020) Summit Online has involved over 550 public sector leaders,...
                10 July 2020

                UNCDF – UNCDF Convenes Webinar Series on COVID-19 and Last Mile Finance

                  The COVID-19 pandemic risks hitting the world’s least developed countries (LDCs) with particular ferocity. In this context, UNCDF is supporting LDCs and other countries in need...
                  10 July 2020

                  African Development Bank Regional Economic Outlook 2020

                    In West Africa, harnessing the youth workforce could speed economic recovery in the post-COVID-19 era Growth in West Africa, poised to expand by 4.0 percent...