24 April 2020

UNCDF – Financial Innovation Gig Economy Challenge Launch: Driving Financial Health for Gig Workers April 24, 2020

    APEC Malaysia, Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM), the Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC) and the United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) launched the Financial Innovation Gig...
    24 April 2020

    UNCTAD – Senegal’s e-commerce sector helps country cope with COVID-19

      Trade ministry fast-tracks measures to ease access to essential goods and services during the pandemic. As the coronavirus pandemic rages, several brick-and-mortar businesses in Senegal...
      24 April 2020

      UPU – Mail delivery in the time of Coronavirus

        With more than 1.2 billion people estimated to be in lockdown with the closure of schools and non-essential shops, COVID-19 – now a pandemic –...
        24 April 2020

        ITU – Sharing best practices on digital cooperation during COVID19 – and beyond

          The COVID-19 virus has presented a stress test for governments worldwide, with the Internet playing a crucial role in keeping critical infrastructure and resources connected...
          24 April 2020

          WEF – How poor countries can deal with the economic shock of COVID-19

          The coronavirus crisis could increase the number of poor and hungry by 2%. Countries should refrain from imposing trade restrictions where possible. Governments should enhance...
          23 April 2020

          ITU – Why Girls in ICT Day is more important than ever

          Today is global Girls in ICT Day – and as the world continues to face the COVID-19 global health emergency, it is more important now...
          23 April 2020

          UNCITRAL – Kiribati accedes to the UN Electronic Communications Convention

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

            ITC SheTrades boosts online offers to support women entrepreneurs during COVID-19 crisis

            ITC SheTrades boosts online offers to support women entrepreneurs during COVID-19 crisis Micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) across the world are increasingly feeling the...
            23 April 2020

            UNECA – Innovative tech and connectivity key to fighting COVID-19 in Africa

              Dealing with the health and economic challenges of COVID-19 has made one point abundantly clear for African countries – “that we need broadband, faster, cheaper,...
              23 April 2020

              UNCTAD to lead United Nations Group on the Information Society

                The UN-body draws attention to ICT-related development issues being tackled by the UN, such as the growing digital divide laid bare by the coronavirus pandemic....