20 avril 2018

Facilitation 2.0: Enabling trade in the digital age

By Ricardo Meléndez-Ortiz,   Chief Executive Officer, ICTSD The expansion of the trade facilitation agenda, expressed as Facilitation 2.0, is critical in a time of global...
20 avril 2018

Egypt offers example of how developing countries can plan for e-commerce

By developing a national strategy with UNCTAD expertise and private sector support, Egypt’s government plans to harness online opportunities. Famed for its ancient souks and...
20 avril 2018

Digi-tech provides fertile ground for developing nations

EU Commissioner Mariya Gabriel says Europe is dedicated to helping Africa build a single digital market, paving the way to better jobs on the continent......
19 avril 2018

Sustainable Development Financing Report Pulls Alarm on Short-Termism

STORY HIGHLIGHTS > The annual IATF report sets the tone for the spring meetings of the World Bank Group and the International Monetary Fund (IMF),...
19 avril 2018

WTO Members Submit Proposals Aimed at Advancing Exploratory E-Commerce Work

Over the past few weeks, a host of submissions have been put forward by WTO members as part of exploratory work to support future talks...
19 avril 2018

Governments can’t resist the digital revolution. This is what they need to do instead

In Rwanda, digitally-monitored drones deliver blood supplies to hospitals. In Estonia, it takes five minutes to file taxes and 99 percent of government services are...
19 avril 2018

IndiaMart, l’Alibaba indien qui croît à une vitesse fulgurante

Le patron de la plateforme d’e-commerce, Dinesh Agarwal, est décrit comme le «Jack Ma» indien. A 49 ans, il voit l’avenir en rose, en espérant que...
19 avril 2018

Plateformes numériques, outils de développement

Écrit par Isabelle Durant, Secrétaire générale adjointe de la CNUCED Petite pause au milieu des 5 jours consacrés par la CNUCED aux plateformes numériques comme...
19 avril 2018

Digital skills, not connectivity, drive women’s empowerment, experts say

Speakers at E-commerce Week’s ministerial roundtable say that without the right digital skills in hand, getting women and girls online would have limited impact on...
19 avril 2018

Regulation must steer not stifle innovation, UN e-commerce event hears

Governments must strike the right balance between pushing innovation in the digital economy and regulating a sector which has lost people's trust The internet is...