22 April 2020

UNCTAD – Online eWeek to explore post-coronavirus digital economy solutions

    Digital solutions and policies to help the world recover from the coronavirus crisis will be in sharp focus during UNCTAD’s eWeek event from 27 April to 1...
    21 April 2020

    WCO and UPU take action to facilitate the sharing of information on the global postal supply chain in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic

    On 15 April 2020, the World Customs Organization (WCO) and the Universal Postal Union (UPU) sent a joint letter to inform their respective Members of...
    21 April 2020

    IDB – The Boom of Online Courses

      Throughout the world, a generation that is beginning its working life is confronted with an unprecedented economic context. “This is a period of radical uncertainty,...
      21 April 2020

      EIF – What are least developed countries doing in response to COVID-19?

        A roundup of recent news on the global pandemic, covering issues facing some of the world’s poorest countries – and what they are doing Trade...
        20 April 2020

        ITU-WHO Joint Statement

        Unleashing information technology to defeat COVID-19 Initiative builds on current efforts to disseminate health messages through the joint WHO-ITU BeHe@lthy BeMobile initiative The World Health Organization...
        20 April 2020

        ITC – The challenges of bringing e-commerce to Africa: an interview with Chris Folayan, Founder and CEO of Mall for Africa

          Mall for Africa makes it possible for Africans to shop directly from international online retailers - companies that, otherwise, would be inaccessible to the African population.  Now...
          20 April 2020

          ITU – Digital cooperation in the context of the Covid-19 pandemic: connectivity situation assessment

            On 15 April, the UN and ITU launched a Joint Webinar Series to discuss digital cooperation in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond....
            20 April 2020

            WEF – 5 ways to protect critical digital connectivity during COVID-19

              COVID-19 has dealt a shock to our world. Large swathes of the global population are living under some restrictions and enforced distancing. We are learning...
              18 April 2020

              EIF – Five things to know about Least Developed Countries and ecommerce

                by Deanna Ramsay  | EIF News New tech uses present challenges – and a host of opportunities – for the world’s poorest countries More than half...
                17 April 2020

                UNCDF – Calls for applications : Gig Economy Challenge Application Questions

                  The Financial Innovation Lab (FinLab) of United Nations Capital Development Fund is now running the “Gig Economy Challenge” to seek viable solutions for improving the...