26 July 2019

UNCTAD – Bangladesh creates fertile ground for e-commerce growth

    The ICT sector in Bangladesh has grown by 40% annually since 2010, thanks to public and private sector initiatives. Bangladesh has laid down an exemplary...
    23 July 2019

    WTO – Provisional programme for 2019 Public Forum now available

      This year’s WTO Public Forum, entitled “Trading Forward: Adapting to a Changing World”, will feature 137 sessions focusing on how to adapt to a rapidly...
      22 July 2019

      UNCTAD – Competition law crosses the digital threshold

        While competition law's logic is sound, it needs new levers to address the challenges of the modern world and help regulators and enforcers do their...
        19 July 2019

        WEF – Is blockchain overhyped? 5 challenges to getting projects off the ground

          Over the past few years, there has been a great deal of excitement around blockchain – some warranted, and some not. As the hype dies...
          17 July 2019

          ITU – Collaborative and innovative approaches to regulation needed to unlock the full potential of digital technologies

            ITU Global Symposium for Regulators adopts GSR-19 Best Practice Guidelines on fast-forwarding digital connectivity for all Regulators from around the world gathered in Port Vila,...
            15 July 2019

            Countries advancing towards more digital and sustainable trade, finds UN Regional Commissions global survey

              UN member States are moving towards more seamless and efficient trading environments, within and beyond their national borders. In general, countries across the globe have...
              15 July 2019

              UNCTAD – Smart consumers can set a new course for people and planet

                   Consumers are not just passive buyers. Their choices determine the sustainability of economic development.   Consumers hold the key to a sustainable future for...
                12 July 2019

                ISOC /Consumers International: The Internet of Things: Connecting the Dots to Become a Smart Consumer

                  According to a recent survey conducted by Consumers International and the Internet Society, 63% of consumers think the way Internet-connected devices collect data is “creepy.” The...
                  12 July 2019

                  UNIDO: Cyber security: increasingly vital for industry

                    With the onward march of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, the increasing proliferation of information and communication technologies (ICTs) will bring benefits but also risks. The...
                    12 July 2019

                    CUTS Completes 10 Years in Geneva

                      “The beauty of our work is that we have been able to cross-fertilize among our centres. We practice South-South cooperation, not just preach it.”, said...