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Digital development for recovery and transformation in the Arab region
10 Jul 2020
Written byRola Dashti, Executive SecretaryUN Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia
Digital cooperation to accelerate the digitization towards the SDGs
2 Jul 2020
By Alicia Bárcena, Executive Secretary, Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean, UN-ECLAC
Innovation, technology and data boost our power to help the most vulnerable
29 Jun 2020
Written by David Beasley, World Food Programme Executive Director
UN to explore role of science and technology policies in COVID-19 recovery
9 Jun 2020
International collaboration in science, technology and innovation are pegged to drive sustainable development, but policy needs to ensure this is so.
Kiribati sets sights on overcoming hurdles to e-commerce
20 May 2020
Digital solutions implemented to combat the spread of COVID-19 give fresh impetus to efforts to harness the development gains of ICT and e-commerce.
How science, technology and innovation can help build resilience to multiple shocks
20 May 2020
Written by Shamika N. Sirimanne, Director, Division on Technology and Logistics, and Clovis Freire, Economic Affairs Officer, UNCTAD
Science and innovation funds key to COVID-19 responses and beyond
11 May 2020
UNCTAD presents a case for protecting science, technology and innovation funding during and after the COVID-19 crisis in a new policy paper
COVID-19: Senegalese e-payment company shows resilience in a time of crisis
30 Apr 2020
Youma Dieng Fall, co-founder of PayDunya and member of UNCTAD’s eTrade for Women community, shares how the business has adapted to the coronavirus crisis, bouncing back stronger from the shock.
UNCTAD to lead United Nations Group on the Information Society
23 Apr 2020
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.