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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
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.
Securities regulators can boost sustainable finance, says new UN report
23 Oct 2018
Securities regulators covering one-third of global market capitalization make a new push for sustainable finance.
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.
Statisticians from Asia-pacific least developed countries trained in measuring the information economy
18 Mar 2016
Benchmarking progress in building the information economy in Asia-Pacific least developed countries is crucial as governments in the region seek to reap the economic benefits of information and communications technologies.