8 September 2020

The WCO holds its first Accreditation Workshop on E-Commerce

    A Global On-line Accreditation Workshop for English-speaking experts on E-Commerce was held from 31 August to 7 September 2020 via the CLiKC! platform of the...
    7 September 2020

    WEF – Which countries are making the most progress in digital competitiveness?

      A new report analyses how countries have developed their digital competitiveness in the last three years. The top 'Digital Risers' around the world have invested...
      7 September 2020

      ITU and EIF join forces to reduce the digital gender divide in Burundi, Ethiopia and Haiti

      The joint initiative seeks to leverage tech as a driver of entrepreneurial support for women The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and the Enhanced Integrated Framework...
      4 September 2020

      AfDB – Rebuilding the African fashion industry in the (post) COVID-19 era: thinking digital and circular solutions

        The disruption of the COVID-19 pandemic on global value chains and its impact on African businesses is already evident. As factories close their doors and...
        2 September 2020

        UPU- The clock is ticking on electronic advance data for trade and ecommerce in LDCs

          Urgent digital transformation is needed to create safe and secure cross border ecommerce customs clearance in the world’s poorest countries. Over the last few months,...
          2 September 2020

          WIPO – GII 2020: COVID-19 Pandemic’s Expected Impact on Global Innovation

            The COVID-19 pandemic is severely pressuring a long-building rise in worldwide innovation, likely hindering some innovative activities while catalyzing ingenuity elsewhere, notably in the health...
            1 September 2020

            ICAO, UPU, urge national commitments and support for postal, air cargo, and express mail operators

              Montréal, 1 September 2020 – The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) and the Universal Postal Union (UPU) released a joint statement today encouraging national governments to support...
              1 September 2020

              ITC – Africa’s Tech Hubs are crucial in the Entrepreneurial Ecosystem

                Tech hubs in Africa play an important role in driving economic growth and development by supporting tech start-ups from the ideation stage through the investor...
                31 August 2020

                UNCTAD – Maritime Informatics: an emerging discipline for a digitally connected efficient, sustainable and resilient industry

                  The maritime industry recognises there is a need for smarter collaboration to enhance operations, satisfy clients’ expectation of transparency and predictability and respond to societal...
                  27 August 2020

                  ESCAP – Accelerating Digital Connectivity and Leveraging Innovation

                    Eminent development thinkers, innovative leaders and senior government officials came together on 19 August for a dialogue on how the Asia-Pacific region can accelerate digital...