19 June 2019

CUTS- e-commerce negotiations at the WTO: an overview

    At the 11th Ministerial Conference in Buenos Aires on 13 December 2017, 71 members signed a joint statement announcing their objective of “advancing electronic commerce...
    19 June 2019

    South Centre – Intellectual Property and Electronic Commerce: Proposals in the WTO and Policy Implications for Developing Countries

      This policy brief explains the mandate of the World Trade Organization (WTO) on electronic commerce under the work program on e-commerce, which was adopted by...
      18 June 2019

      ITU – Why digital skills training is so important if we are serious about closing the digital divide

        By Susan Teltscher, Head of ITU’s Human Capacity Building Division In 2018, numbers on Internet usage made headlines announcing that more than half the world is...
        17 June 2019

        Internet Society – Want to Make a Difference in Your Community? Apply for a Beyond the Net Medium or Large Grant

          Applications are now open for the 2019 Beyond the Net Medium and Large Grants. All Internet Society Chapters and Special Interest Groups (SIGs) in good standing are...
          17 June 2019

          WCO releases new Customs tools to advance gender equality and diversity

            By Johanna Törnström, Assistant Programme Manager, Capacity Building Directorate, WCO Gender equality and diversity has been part of the WCO capacity building agenda since 2013. In...
            14 June 2019

            WIPO- Harnessing the benefits of IP for development

              In May 2019, WIPO hosted an international conference to explore, in practical terms, how developing countries can benefit from the intellectual property (IP) system in a rapidly...
              14 June 2019

              Survey says people don’t trust the Internet, what needs to change?

                More trust in the internet is needed if the digital economy is to become a viable development tool for developing nations Social media companies are...
                13 June 2019

                Africa-Europe Alliance: European Commission and African Union Commission welcome the Digital Economy Task Force report

                  The EU-AU Digital Economy Task Force (DETF) unveiled today its final report, a concrete result of the Africa-Europe Alliance for Sustainable Investment and Jobs launched...
                  13 June 2019

                  WCO Conference on technology kicks off in Baku

                    Around 900 delegates from almost 90 countries, representing the public and private sector, academia and international organizations, gathered in Baku, Azerbaijan on Wednesday 12 June...
                    12 June 2019

                    UN makes ‘declaration of digital interdependence’, with release of tech report

                      UN Photo/Mark Garten Melinda Gates, Co-Chair of The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (c), Jack Ma, Executive Chairman of Alibaba Group (l) and the UN...