14 décembre 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 décembre 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 décembre 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 décembre 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 décembre 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 décembre 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 décembre 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 décembre 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 décembre 2018

UNCTAD – Continental free trade area to boost e-commerce in Africa

High-level session at UNCTAD's Africa eCommerce Week shows that the continent has the potential to scale e-commerce enterprises - but its new free trade area...
11 décembre 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...