27 August 2019

ITC-WEF – Factories are no longer the sure route to prosperity. Here’s why

    Think about countries growing out of poverty and you probably picture something like this: underemployed workers leaving inefficient farms for factories that make textiles and...
    15 August 2019

    WTO AND UPU – CROSS-BORDER TRADE

    Discover the seminar and workshop at Parcel+Post Expo this year, including: Defining the parcel locker Technology and lockers Paul Donohoe, Manager Digital Economy & Trade...
    14 August 2019

    ITU – High Altitude Platform Stations (HAPS) — bringing connectivity to all

      As emerging economies around the world focus on digital transformation as a path toward socioeconomic empowerment, bringing connectivity to all is increasingly critical. Nearly half...
      12 August 2019

      ITU – Empowering girls to code for a bright and promising future

        African Girls Can Code Initiative (AGCCI) is a four-year programme designed to train young girls to become programmers and ICT creators, and encourage further education and...
        8 August 2019

        ISOC – Working Together for an Internet for Women

        How can we get more girls and young women involved in the Internet? Since 2017, the Internet Society’s Women SIG has developed global actions to...
        5 August 2019

        AfDB – From youth empowerment to youth investment: the Jobs for Youth in Africa strategy

          Africa’s greatest asset is its young people. However, without harnessing their potential and equipping them with skills of the future, restless, hungry, unemployed young people...
          2 August 2019

          UNCTAD – Iraq sets sights on e-commerce opportunities

            Years of conflict have ravaged Iraq’s economy and infrastructure. As it struggles to rebuild, the country is keen on tapping e-commerce’s potential. Iraq is laying...
            2 August 2019

            The World Bank – The Future of Work in Africa: The Roles of Skills, Informality, and Social Protection in Unleashing the Promise of Digital Technologies for All

                As developing countries brace for technological advances and other disruptions arising from climate shocks, fragility, economic integration and population transitions that will fundamentally transform...
              2 August 2019

              ITU digital gender champion becomes leading AI service provider

                By Doreen Bogdan-Martin, Director of ITU’s Telecommunication Development Bureau Artificial intelligence is one of the hottest tickets in the ICT space right now – and...