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While we cannot sum-up women in numbers, gender data are important
8 Sep 2021
By Isabelle Durant, Acting Secretary-General, UNCTAD, and Dr. Samira Asma, Assistant Director-General, World Health Organization
For women in e-commerce, ‘entrepreneurship means freedom’
11 Aug 2021
Entrepreneurship can mean more freedom for women according to the first Latin-American advocate of eTrade for All, an initiative developed by UNCTAD to expand and promote the digital economy, especially in low and middle-income countries.
Businesses in Nepal tap e-commerce opportunities amid pandemic
28 Jul 2021
Government reforms and initiatives in response to an UNCTAD assessment of the Himalayan nation’s eTrade readiness have allowed businesses to capitalize on COVID-19-induced online opportunities.
Fair Trade: A model that also promotes equality between women and men?
8 Jul 2021
Representatives from the two leading global fair trade networks explain why their business model is also characterized by better gender balance.
Global e-commerce partnership gains two new members
22 Jun 2021
The British Standards Institution and the Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East-Asia have joined the eTrade for all initiative.
Gender equality in poorest nations hinges on post-pandemic policy choices
8 Jun 2021
As policymakers in least developed countries address COVID-19’s social and economic consequences, they must ensure recovery efforts are gender responsive.
Bhutan's entrepreneurs can now open a business in under a minute
3 Jun 2021
A new government platform using UNCTAD's online single window technology powers business registration in record time, supporting livelihoods during the COVID-19 crisis.
Sweden contributes $480,000 to UNCTAD's work on e-commerce
26 May 2021
The funds will help the organization enhance developing countries’ capacity to participate in the digital economy in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Women entrepreneurs changing the gender narrative against all odds
8 May 2021
A co-founder of a robotics academy in Jordan and a car shop owner in Brazil share their experiences of overcoming barriers to become successful entrepreneurs.