23 noviembre 2020

UNCTAD – New survey shows COVID-19’s impact on e-commerce in poorer nations

    The coronavirus pandemic is impacting actors in the digital economy differently. While some digital businesses are showing resilience, costs are rising for others, a new...
    20 noviembre 2020

    E-Government Ministerial meeting will support economic and social recovery post COVID-19

      The VI E-Goverment Ministerial Meeting of Latin America and the Caribbean ended today with a pledge by ministers and other high-ranking officials from 33 nations to promote...
      19 noviembre 2020

      ISoc-Announcing over $1 million in grant awards for digital skills development in Bangladesh, Colombia and Senegal

        The Internet Society Foundation has awarded over $1 million in digital skills development grants to eight innovative projects in Bangladesh, Colombia and Senegal.   In...
        19 noviembre 2020

        ISOC – Insights from Internet Society’s 2020 Public Pulse Survey

          The COVID-19 pandemic has underscored how critical the Internet is to daily life – a point further emphasized in a recent public pulse survey from...
          18 noviembre 2020

          ITC – Digital solutions empower business support organizations in navigating COVID-hit global markets

            A multi-agency platform providing vital trade and market information is helping micro, small and medium-sized enterprises – and the institutions that support them – to...
            18 noviembre 2020

            WTO report shows slowdown in G20 trade restrictions as COVID-19 impacts world economy

              The WTO’s latest Trade Monitoring Report on G20 trade measures shows a slowdown in the number and coverage of trade-restrictive and trade-facilitating measures on goods...
              17 noviembre 2020

              WTO – Co-conveners of e-commerce negotiations: We are seeing convergence being built but need to move faster

                WTO members participating in the negotiation of rules on e-commerce continued their work to streamline the negotiating text at a plenary meeting on 17 November....
                15 noviembre 2020

                DiPLO – 15 Asia-Pacific countries sign free trade deal

                  Fifteen Asia-Pacific countries including China, Australia, Japan, New Zealand, the Philippines, and Malaysia, signed the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) after eight years of negotiations. The signatory...
                  13 noviembre 2020

                  IGF2020: The week so far | Digital Watch special edition

                    A one-of-a-kind IGF during a once-in-a-century pandemic   Held during two phases (2–6 November and 9–17 November), this year’s Internet Governance Forum (IGF) is like...
                    12 noviembre 2020

                    UN/CEFACT showcases technologies to improve cross-border trade and support an inclusive digital economy

                      The risk that advances in digital technology benefit those who are already online and could contribute to greater inequality within and among countries needs to...