Building back better requires stronger competition and consumer protection in the digital economy
UNCTAD platform powers registration of over 25,000 businesses in Cameroon
By entering the formal market, Cameroonian businesses and their employees may gain access to loans, insurance and legal protection even amid the coronavirus pandemic.
New survey shows COVID-19’s impact on e-commerce in poorer nations
The coronavirus pandemic is impacting actors in the digital economy differently. While some digital businesses are showing resilience, costs are rising for others, a new UNCTAD survey shows.
COVID-19’s economic fallout will long outlive the health crisis, report warns
Inequalities and vulnerabilities risk worsening long after a vaccine becomes available. UNCTAD charts a roadmap for a more inclusive and better recovery, emphasizing the need to reshape global production networks.
Dutch funding set to boost UNCTAD’s work on e-commerce and the digital economy
Generous grant from the Netherlands will boost Africa-wide ambitions to benefit from e-commerce and provides concrete support to its least developed countries.
COVID-19 has changed online shopping forever, survey shows
The pandemic has accelerated the shift towards a more digital world and triggered changes in online shopping behaviours that are likely to have lasting effects
Tourism and Digitalization in the Decade of Action
Written by Zurab Pololikashvili, Secretary-General of the UN World Tourism Organization
Digitalization: Enhancing contribution to Atoms for Peace and Development
Written by Rafael Mariano Grossi, Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)