30 avril 2020

UNCTAD – Benin, Mali and Niger eager to tap e-commerce opportunities

UNCTAD provides capacity-building solutions and urges the three countries to take policy actions to optimize their electronic commerce potential. The coronavirus crisis is boosting e-commerce...
30 avril 2020

IDB – Business leaders unveil recommendations to face COVID-19

The Americas Business Dialogue (ABD), a mechanism for advancing a public-private dialogue on public policies, today released a series of recommendations that seek to support the governments...
29 avril 2020

ITC – Understanding e-commerce in Africa: Launch of the Africa Marketplace Explorer at UNCTAD eWeek, 29 April 2020

Opening remarks by Ms. Dorothy Tembo, acting Executive Director, International Trade Centre There will be much that we as a global community, and indeed us...
29 avril 2020

UNCTAD – Data and privacy unprotected in one third of countries, despite progress

Major gaps in cyberlaw adoption leave consumers vulnerable during the coronavirus crisis as they access goods and services online. Only 66% of the nations of...
29 avril 2020

UNCTAD – Leveraging digital solutions to seize the potential of informal cross-border trade

This blog builds on UNCTAD's recent research on female informal cross-border traders in Malawi, Tanzania, and Zambia to explore how mobile money can provide solutions...
29 avril 2020

ITU and partners launch action plan to boost digital connectivity during COVID-19 – and beyond

Digital technologies are having a massive impact during the COVID-19 crisis. Text messaging is saving lives and curbing the spread of the pandemic. Contact tracing...
29 avril 2020

WBG – Expanding digital financial services can help developing economies cope with crisis now and boost growth later

For some time, it’s been clear to us at the World Bank that expanding use of digital financial services supports economic development and poverty reduction....
29 avril 2020

WBG – COVID-19 reinforces the need for connectivity

Connectivity is a public good: Let’s act accordingly, now and tomorrow One and a half billion. That’s the number of children who need online schooling...
29 avril 2020

Estonia’s e-Residency – 10 ways e-residents are adapting their businesses during the crisis

From the covid pivot to R&D: results from our community survey on the impact of coronavirus   A few weeks ago, e-Residency surveyed you —...
29 avril 2020

UNCDF – Digitizing Payments in the Time of COVID19 and Beyond

UNCDF organized a webinar last Monday to discuss how fast-tracking digital payments at a time of crisis can be crucial in delivering aid and in...