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First meeting of the Working Group on Enhanced Cooperation (WGEC), 30 September, Geneva
19 Aug 2016
The Acting Chairman of the 20th UN Commission on Science and Technology for Development (CSTD), Mr. Peter Major, invites the members of the WGEC to attend the first meeting of the Working Group of the Enhanced Cooperation, which will take place at the Palais des Nations in Geneva, on 30 September 2016.
Growth in global imports of information and communications technology slows to five-year low
29 Jan 2016
Global imports of information and communications technology (ICT) goods grew by only 1% in 2014, the latest year for which figures are available, the lowest rate of growth compared to the preceding five years, newly released UNCTAD data show. Developing countries, and those countries changing from a centrally planned economy to a market economy, accounted for more than half (57%) of total global imports, which reached a value of $2.1 trillion.