14 December 2018

ITFC and UNCTAD: Post-conflict Iraq to build e-commerce future with UNCTAD help

    International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation and UNCTAD sign partnership agreement to support a diagnosis of e-commerce readiness in the Republic of Iraq.Iraq’s ambassador to Kenya...
    13 December 2018

    UNCTAD – Is the WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement an enabler of e-Commerce?

      Written by Arántzazu Sánchez Article No. 27  After more than a decade of negotiations, the WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement entered into force in February 2017. With...
      13 December 2018

      UNCTAD – Mobile money holds key to financial inclusion in Africa, experts say

        Bringing banking to more Africans means aligning public and private sector objectives and exploiting the gains made by mobile money payment solutions.Sending and receiving money...
        13 December 2018

        ITU – WSIS – Open Consultation Process on Shaping the Themes and Format of WSIS Forum 2019

          The WSIS Forum is the only event of its kind where the programme and agenda are completely crowdsourced. Therefore, as organizers, ITU, UNESCO, UNCTAD and...
          13 December 2018

          WEF – Digitisation, the future of workforce

          Automation, digital platforms and other innovations are changing the basic nature of the world economy and bringing about a tectonic shift in the upcoming career...
          12 December 2018

          ITU – Four ways countries can optimize ICT data to maximize social impact

            Most policy-makers would agree that information and communication technologies (ICTs) can accelerate progress on all 17 of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. But they...
            11 December 2018

            UNCTAD – Mauritius first for online shopping readiness in Africa

              Island nation ranks 55th globally in UNCTAD's Business-to-Consumer (B2C) E-commerce Index which rates countries for their readiness to trade online. Mauritius has been ranked the most...
              11 December 2018

              ITU – We can engineer a better future for women in tech: Doreen Bogdan-Martin

                By Doreen Bogdan-Martin, Director-elect of ITU’s Telecommunication Development Bureau.I am a woman in tech. I’m also a telecommunication expert, a ham radio operator, career leader in...
                11 December 2018

                UNCTAD – Tear down barriers and African e-commerce will thrive, say CEOs

                  Barriers to domestic and cross-border e-commerce in Africa and how to lower them were thrashed out by business and government leaders on 11 December at...
                  11 December 2018

                  UNCTAD – President of Kenya opens UNCTAD e-commerce event in Nairobi

                    The president of host country Kenya welcomes UNCTAD's Africa eCommerce Week to Nairobi as dignitaries look toward empowering African economies in the digital era.President Uhuru...