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Public procurement is a powerful tool for sustainable development – UN report
8 Sep 2020
Strategic government spending on goods and services can increase the uptake of sustainability standards in the wake of COVID-19, driving our sustainable development ambitions.
Information society faces both new opportunities and challenges
4 Aug 2020
UNCTAD discusses the state of the information society at the 15-year anniversary since the landmark World Summit on the Information Society summit.
Digital cooperation to accelerate the digitization towards the SDGs
2 Jul 2020
Written byAlicia Bárcena, Executive Secretary, Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean, UN-ECLAC
COVID-19 will likely transform global production, says UN report
16 Jun 2020
New UNCTAD report shows reshoring, diversification and regionalization will drive restructuring of global value chains in the coming years.
Making Digital Work for Sustainable Development: The Time to Act is Now
15 Jun 2020
Written byMukhisa Kituyi, Secretary-General of UNCTAD and UNGIS Chair 2020-21
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.
India's digital services exports hit $83 million says new survey
14 Nov 2018
India, with assistance from UNCTAD, conducts a new-style of trade-in-services survey to show the growing value of digitally enabled exports.
Azerbaijan lays out plans for e-commerce growth at Baku forum
9 Oct 2018
A historic place on the Silk Road and full state support gives Azerbaijan an e-commerce boost as delegates to the first Baku E-Trade Forum found out.
G20 deepens support for digital inclusion
27 Aug 2018
Speaking at a G20 ministers' meeting on digital economic transformation, UNCTAD Secretary-General Mukhisa Kituyi urges governments to "walk the talk" for developing countries.
Risks and benefits of data-driven economics in focus at UNCTAD's E-Commerce Week
28 Mar 2018
Under the theme “Development Dimensions of Digital Platforms”, UNCTAD's E-Commerce Week 2018 will explore the growing role of digital platforms and concrete steps to harnessing these evolving technologies for sustainable development.