20 juin 2019

Diaspora holds huge potential to facilitate trade and investment

Written by Arif Zaman, Executive Director, Commonwealth Businesswomen's Network and Deputy Centre for Research and Enterprise, Bloomsbury Institute, London, UK     Diaspora entrepreneurs can...
19 juin 2019

CUTS- e-commerce negotiations at the WTO: an overview

At the 11th Ministerial Conference in Buenos Aires on 13 December 2017, 71 members signed a joint statement announcing their objective of “advancing electronic commerce...
19 juin 2019

South Centre – Intellectual Property and Electronic Commerce: Proposals in the WTO and Policy Implications for Developing Countries

This policy brief explains the mandate of the World Trade Organization (WTO) on electronic commerce under the work program on e-commerce, which was adopted by...
18 juin 2019

ITU – Why digital skills training is so important if we are serious about closing the digital divide

By Susan Teltscher, Head of ITU’s Human Capacity Building Division In 2018, numbers on Internet usage made headlines announcing that more than half the world is...
17 juin 2019

Internet Society – Want to Make a Difference in Your Community? Apply for a Beyond the Net Medium or Large Grant

Applications are now open for the 2019 Beyond the Net Medium and Large Grants. All Internet Society Chapters and Special Interest Groups (SIGs) in good standing are...
17 juin 2019

WCO releases new Customs tools to advance gender equality and diversity

By Johanna Törnström, Assistant Programme Manager, Capacity Building Directorate, WCO Gender equality and diversity has been part of the WCO capacity building agenda since 2013. In...
14 juin 2019

WIPO- Harnessing the benefits of IP for development

In May 2019, WIPO hosted an international conference to explore, in practical terms, how developing countries can benefit from the intellectual property (IP) system in a rapidly...
14 juin 2019

Survey says people don’t trust the Internet, what needs to change?

More trust in the internet is needed if the digital economy is to become a viable development tool for developing nations Social media companies are...
13 juin 2019

Africa-Europe Alliance: European Commission and African Union Commission welcome the Digital Economy Task Force report

The EU-AU Digital Economy Task Force (DETF) unveiled today its final report, a concrete result of the Africa-Europe Alliance for Sustainable Investment and Jobs launched...
13 juin 2019

WCO Conference on technology kicks off in Baku

Around 900 delegates from almost 90 countries, representing the public and private sector, academia and international organizations, gathered in Baku, Azerbaijan on Wednesday 12 June...