1 July 2020

WCO Secretariat issues a Note on Support to SMEs

    In recognition of the Micro-, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (MSME) Day marked on 27 June, the WCO Secretariat issued a Secretariat Note on Support to...
    1 July 2020

    WTO – Members discuss challenges and opportunities of online services trade amid COVID-19 crisis

      At a meeting of the Council for Trade in Services on 1 July, WTO members discussed their efforts to increase the digital capabilities of businesses...
      30 June 2020

      WIPO – Intellectual property, innovation, access and COVID-19

        The main challenge at the present time is not access to vaccines, treatments or cures for COVID-19, but the absence of any approved vaccines, treatments or cures...
        30 June 2020

        ITC – Uganda tech entrepreneurs turn problems into solutions

          Entrepreneurs David Opio and David Matsiko, looking out across the wealth of Uganda’s fresh produce and abundant sunshine, have used their tech savvy to turn...
          29 June 2020

          ITU – An International Centre of Digital Innovation for Geneva, Switzerland and the world

            ITU and TRA sign agreement to establish a new centre for digital innovation and transformation   The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and the Telecommunications Regulatory Authority...
            26 June 2020

            WTO, UNCTAD, ITC chiefs announce rollout of revamped trade data tool for small businesses

              The heads of the WTO, the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) and the International Trade Centre (ITC) announced on 26 June the...
              26 June 2020

              ITC – Global Trade Helpdesk provides upgraded trade intelligence to MSMEs, supports inclusive post-pandemic recovery

                ITC has teamed up with the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) and the World Trade Organization (WTO) to unveil a comprehensive trade...
                26 June 2020

                UNCDF – Reaching the Last Mile: The Foundation for Growth of Uganda’s Digital Economy

                  While there is no doubt about the continuing growth of Uganda’s digital economy, there is still room for a fast-tracked and more inclusive digital growth....
                  25 June 2020

                  Tralac – An Agenda for the AfCFTA Protocol on E-Commerce

                  E-commerce has been included in the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) through a decision of the African Union Heads of State and Government Assembly...
                  23 June 2020

                  Internet Society – Open Call To The Next Generation of Internet Leaders – Apply for the IGF Youth Ambassadors Program

                    We are living in unprecedented times. COVID-19 has disrupted our world and it’s a crucial time for the Internet. We are facing issues related to...