19 febrero 2019

News from the High-level Panel on Digital Cooperation

    As the High-level Panel on Digital Cooperation recently concluded its second in-person meeting, we wanted to take this opportunity to look back on the process so...
    18 febrero 2019

    Luxembourg Passes Blockchain Framework Bill Into Law

    Luxembourg lawmakers have passed bill 7363 into law, facilitating the use of blockchain technology in financial services, according to an official announcement published by the country’s parliament, the Chamber of...
    14 febrero 2019

    EU negotiators agree to set up new European rules to improve fairness of online platforms’ trading practices

    Yesterday evening the European Parliament, the Council of the European Union and the European Commission reached a political deal on the first-ever rules aimed at...
    12 febrero 2019

    Helena Leurent will be the new Director General of Consumers International

      Consumers International is delighted to confirm that Helena Leurent has been appointed as Amanda Long’s successor as Director General. Currently a member of the Executive Committee at...
      11 febrero 2019

      UN Regional Commissions launch 3rd UN Global Survey on Digital and Sustainable Trade Facilitation

        The third United Nations Global Survey on Digital and Sustainable Trade Facilitation 2019 has been launched by UNECE and its four counterpart United Nations Regional Commissions (UNRCs)...
        4 febrero 2019

        Mobile applications for the postal sector

            Increased access to mobile phones offers the world’s citizens a tremendous opportunity to participate in the digital economy through e-commerce, e-finance or e-government, regardless...
          1 febrero 2019

          Innovation is not simply driven by technology, it is about agility

             Interview with Daniel Nieto, UPU’s Digital Inclusion and Policy Expert Q 1: Please could you explain something about your role at the Universal Postal Union?...
            31 enero 2019

            Malaysia, ITC and Commonwealth Secretariat to host dialogue on women in the digital economy and trade

              Kuala Lumpur event to launch work on ITC’s SheTrades Outlook and the Commonwealth Connectivity Agenda (Kuala Lumpur/Geneva) – The International Trade Centre (ITC) and the...
              31 enero 2019

              WIPO’s First “Technology Trends” Study Probes Artificial Intelligence: IBM and Microsoft are Leaders Amid Recent Global Upsurge in AI Inventive Activity

                A new WIPO flagship study has documented a massive recent surge in artificial intelligence-based inventions, with U.S.-based companies IBM and Microsoft leading the pack as...