26 August 2020

UPU’s eCom API provides a cutting-edge IT solution to facilitate e-commerce

    The UPU’s Doha Postal Strategy (2013-2016) and Istanbul Postal Strategy (2017-2020) have mandated the UPU to support the development of global e-commerce through its postal...
    26 August 2020

    ILO – Digital channels improve access to employment support

      A new ILO policy brief shows how public employment services are using technology to increase the help available to people whose jobs have been affected...
      25 August 2020

      ITU – Tracking global ICT development with data

        New and updated ITU handbook and manual Around the world, policymakers and decision-makers rely on ITU to provide critical ICT data to inform their digital...
        25 August 2020

        World Bank – 5 things MENA countries can do to design better digital skills development programs

          The MENA labor market has so far been unable to address its enormous digital skills gap which undermines the region’s potential for digital growth. Digital skills,...
          25 August 2020

          ITC Story: Young business owners find new strategies to deal with the pandemic, survey reveals

            TC survey shows how COVID-19 is forcing enterprises run by young people in developing countries to think on their feet The COVID-19 pandemic has left...
            20 August 2020

            CUTS – National Workshop on Electronic Commerce: Lao PDR

              This workshop organised under the TAF2+ WTO Umbrella Grant convened key stakeholders of e-commerce in Lao PDR, mainly drawn from the government, to review progress...
              20 August 2020

              World Bank – Women Entrepreneurs Finance Initiative invests in over 15,000 women-led businesses amidst COVID-19 crisis

              The Women Entrepreneurs Finance Initiative (We-Fi) announced today its third funding allocation comprising $49.3 Million – expected to benefit over 15,000 women-led businesses and mobilize about $350...
              14 August 2020

              Inclusive and Trusted Digital ID Can Unlock Opportunities for the World’s Most Vulnerable

                Juan and his family fled their home during Peru’s 1995 insurgency. Like many other Peruvians, they left behind all of their possessions, including their IDs...
                14 August 2020

                The African Development Bank and partners’ digital Coding For Employment program

                  With the passing of UN International Youth Day this week, we take a look at a bold initiative for Africa’s youth bulge Martha Oyanta Daniel-...
                  6 August 2020

                  World Bank – Beyond the Pandemic: Harnessing the Digital Revolution to Set Food Systems on a Better Course

                    One of the most striking images of the coronavirus pandemic is the contrast between farmers dumping milk, smashing eggs, and plowing vegetables back into the...