21 avril 2020

EIF – What are least developed countries doing in response to COVID-19?

A roundup of recent news on the global pandemic, covering issues facing some of the world’s poorest countries – and what they are doing Trade...
20 avril 2020

Déclaration conjointe de l’UIT et de l’OMS

Exploiter les technologies de l’information pour venir à bout de la COVID-19 L'initiative s'appuie sur les efforts actuels pour diffuser des messages sur la santé...
20 avril 2020

ITC – The challenges of bringing e-commerce to Africa: an interview with Chris Folayan, Founder and CEO of Mall for Africa

Mall for Africa makes it possible for Africans to shop directly from international online retailers - companies that, otherwise, would be inaccessible to the African population.  Now...
20 avril 2020

ITU – Digital cooperation in the context of the Covid-19 pandemic: connectivity situation assessment

On 15 April, the UN and ITU launched a Joint Webinar Series to discuss digital cooperation in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond....
20 avril 2020

WEF – 5 ways to protect critical digital connectivity during COVID-19

COVID-19 has dealt a shock to our world. Large swathes of the global population are living under some restrictions and enforced distancing. We are learning...
18 avril 2020

EIF – Five things to know about Least Developed Countries and ecommerce

by Deanna Ramsay  | EIF News New tech uses present challenges – and a host of opportunities – for the world’s poorest countries More than half...
17 avril 2020

UNCDF – Calls for applications : Gig Economy Challenge Application Questions

The Financial Innovation Lab (FinLab) of United Nations Capital Development Fund is now running the “Gig Economy Challenge” to seek viable solutions for improving the...
16 avril 2020

ADB – COVID-19 pandemic bolsters case for technology-based economic resilience

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to have a devastating impact globally, the African continent, while less affected, is preparing to undergo its own severe social and economic crisis....
16 avril 2020

Joint Statement : Consumer International Calls for Covid-19 Response to Focus on Global Consumer protection and Empowerment

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic crisis Consumers International members in 100 countries are calling for a focus on the protection and empowerment of individuals in the...
15 avril 2020

WEF – How digital investment can help the COVID-19 recovery

COVID-19 has changed the way we live and work almost overnight. Analysts are struggling to keep pace with the impact on economies, sectors and firms....