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Tuvalu lays e-commerce groundwork to spur development
13 Dec 2019
UNCTAD's assessment identifies available opportunities and barriers to overcome for e-commerce to flourish in the country.
Myanmar to receive support from UNCTAD to develop its e-commerce strategy
9 Dec 2019
The Government of Myanmar recently launched an ambitious project funded by the Enhanced Integrated Framework (EIF) to leverage e-commerce as a source of growth for its services sector and for transitioning to a more digital economy.
Charting the way forward for climate-resilient agriculture in Malawi
6 Dec 2019
Value-addition and diversification high on the agenda - with priority given to female smallholder farmers and traders.
Europe continues to dominate global e-commerce ranking
3 Dec 2019
European nations hold eight of the top 10 spots on UNCTAD's Business-to-Consumer (B2C) E-commerce Index 2019, which ranks 152 countries on their readiness to engage in online commerce.
Germany gives €1.6m for UNCTAD's work on the digital economy
29 Nov 2019
Contribution will support developing countries to reap inclusive and sustainable development gains from e-commerce and the digital economy.
Revitalizing South-South trade cooperation for development
11 Nov 2019
Developing countries seek to rejuvenate and leverage their cooperation to make progress on the global goals.
UNCTAD kicks off eTrade for Women masterclass series
25 Oct 2019
The first course will be held in Skopje, North Macedonia, and led by finance minister and Grouper.mk co-founder Nina Angelovska.
6 things to know about women in e-commerce
23 Oct 2019
It's an open secret that the technology sector struggles to attract women. Could changing the narrative be a way to get more women involved in everything from code to commerce?
UNCTAD unveils 7 top advocates for women in tech, e-commerce
25 Sep 2019
New initiative seeks to empower leading female digital entrepreneurs to make their voices heard at the policy table, while inspiring those who aim to break tech's glass ceiling.
Global efforts needed to spread digital economy benefits, UN report says
4 Sep 2019
Digital wealth is concentrated in the hands of a few US- and China-based platforms. The gap between the under-connected and the hyper-digitalized countries will widen and worsen inequalities if unaddressed, says new UN report.