24 avril 2020

ITU – Sharing best practices on digital cooperation during COVID19 – and beyond

The COVID-19 virus has presented a stress test for governments worldwide, with the Internet playing a crucial role in keeping critical infrastructure and resources connected...
24 avril 2020

WEF – How poor countries can deal with the economic shock of COVID-19

The coronavirus crisis could increase the number of poor and hungry by 2%. Countries should refrain from imposing trade restrictions where possible. Governments should enhance...
23 avril 2020

ITU – Why Girls in ICT Day is more important than ever

Today is global Girls in ICT Day – and as the world continues to face the COVID-19 global health emergency, it is more important now...
23 avril 2020

UNCITRAL – Kiribati accedes to the UN Electronic Communications Convention

Kiribati has acceded to the United Nations Convention on the Use of Electronic Communications in International Contracts (2005) (the "Electronic Communications Convention"). With its accession...
23 avril 2020

ITC SheTrades boosts online offers to support women entrepreneurs during COVID-19 crisis

ITC SheTrades boosts online offers to support women entrepreneurs during COVID-19 crisis Micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) across the world are increasingly feeling the...
23 avril 2020

UNECA – Innovative tech and connectivity key to fighting COVID-19 in Africa

Dealing with the health and economic challenges of COVID-19 has made one point abundantly clear for African countries – “that we need broadband, faster, cheaper,...
23 avril 2020

UNCTAD to lead United Nations Group on the Information Society

The UN-body draws attention to ICT-related development issues being tackled by the UN, such as the growing digital divide laid bare by the coronavirus pandemic....
22 avril 2020

UNCTAD – Online eWeek to explore post-coronavirus digital economy solutions

Digital solutions and policies to help the world recover from the coronavirus crisis will be in sharp focus during UNCTAD’s eWeek event from 27 April to 1...
21 avril 2020

WCO and UPU take action to facilitate the sharing of information on the global postal supply chain in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic

On 15 April 2020, the World Customs Organization (WCO) and the Universal Postal Union (UPU) sent a joint letter to inform their respective Members of...
21 avril 2020

IDB – The Boom of Online Courses

Throughout the world, a generation that is beginning its working life is confronted with an unprecedented economic context. “This is a period of radical uncertainty,...