8 July 2020

World Bank Provides $100 Million to Help Accelerate Digital Transformation in Niger

    The World Bank Board of Directors approved today a $100 million International Development Association (IDA)* which includes $50 million credit and $50 million grant to...
    8 July 2020

    ITC – Ten steps to mainstream gender in trade deals

    Negotiators can use this new report to lift the participation of women in trade through free trade agreements. It's no secret that mainstreaming gender in...
    7 July 2020

    UNCDF – Women’s Financial Inclusion: The Time Is Now

    For over 25 years working across Africa, we’ve seen that women are disproportionally excluded from essential services, despite their potential as catalysts for socio-economic development....
    7 July 2020

    UNCTAD – The role of the National Trade Facilitation Committees in the global economic recovery following COVID-19

      The COVID-19 pandemic is a calamity for global trade. UNCTAD forecasts that merchandise trade will fall by 20% in 2020 and by 27% during the second quarter...
      7 July 2020

      ILO – Call for abstracts: Technology and the transition from informal to formal economy

        The International Labour Organization (ILO) and UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) invite researchers to submit proposals for innovative research...
        6 July 2020

        UNIDO – “More than 95% of capital investment in the world is invested by men in men”

        Amel Saidane is a Tunisian entrepreneur and a digital transformation expert. She is also the President of Tunisian Start-ups, and member of the BMW Foundation Responsible...
        6 July 2020

        UNECE – Transformative technologies to support UNECE member States in the post-COVID-19 ‎economic recovery

          In this time of economic slowdown, border closures and unemployment caused by COVID-19, transformative technologies can offer solutions to the public and private sectors in...
          6 July 2020

          Partnership for inclusive e-commerce gains more support

          The eTrade for all initiative has been further strengthened, with the Commonwealth Secretariat and the International Labour Organization joining the partnership.   COVID-19 has irreversibly...
          6 July 2020

          UNCTAD – Equipping East African women digital entrepreneurs to thrive

          Masterclass seeks to empower and build the skills of women digital entrepreneurs in East Africa as well as explore opportunities amid the COVID-19 crisis.  ...
          2 July 2020

          DiPLO – Report: ‘Navigating Geneva’s Digital Policy Landscape’ online conference

            Most Geneva-based institutions and organisations are now tackling digital aspects as part of their work. The Geneva digital policy landscape has therefore become richer and...