11 octobre 2019

EIF – GLOBALISATION, ROBOTICS AND PATHWAYS TO DEVELOPMENT

Trade for Development News discussed the future of globalisation and pathways to development with Richard Baldwin, Professor of Economics at the Graduate Institute, Geneva, and...
11 octobre 2019

Business as usual at the 74th UNGA

A week has passed since the opening of the annual General Debate of the UN General Assembly (UNGA). The time is just about right for...
11 octobre 2019

Boosting business competitiveness in Africa with IP and innovation

By McLean Sibanda, Managing Director, Bigen Global Limited, Harare, Zimbabwe, and Professor Tom Peter Migun Ogada, Executive Director, African Centre for Technology Studies and Chairman of the...
9 octobre 2019

WTO DG Azevêdo says trading system needs to adapt to a rapidly changing world

In his welcome remarks to the Opening Plenary of the 2019 Public Forum on 8 October, WTO Director-General Roberto Azevêdo underscored the need to adapt...
5 octobre 2019

Samoa Pathway Mid-Term Review: How tech is helping small island countries

*The following is the Executive Summary of ITU’s new report entitled “Small island developing states (SIDS) and ICTs: Mid-term review of the Samoa Pathway.”   Information...
2 octobre 2019

WIPO DG Francis Gurry highlights organization’s achievements, outlines challenges raised by new technologies

WIPO Director General Francis Gurry reported excellent results in the Organization’s global intellectual property (IP) services and finances while noting that record demand for IP rights, driven by...
2 octobre 2019

ITU issues guidance on the adoption of blockchain

“We are providing potential blockchain adopters with a clear view of this new technology and how it could best be applied,” says Wei Kai, China...
1 octobre 2019

ITC – Women in Europe largely under-represented in international trade, study finds

Only 20% of exporting companies in the European Union are owned, led or managed by women. Women are under-represented among EU companies in the agriculture...
27 septembre 2019

UN Secretary-General’s task force issues interim report of findings on power of fintech to advance sustainable development

Report from public/private consortium reflects months of intensive global consultations, calls for policy and governance to empower “citizen financiers” United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) chief...