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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
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.
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.
UNCTAD kicks off eTrade for Women masterclass series
25 Oct 2019
The first course will be held in Skopje, North Macedonia, and led by finance minister and Grouper.mk co-founder Nina Angelovska.
Map sheds light on state of data protection around the globe
28 Jan 2019
The UNCTAD Global Cyberlaw Tracker maps e-commerce legislation like data protection and online privacy in 194 countries.
Global action is needed now to align digitalization and development
13 Apr 2018
Written by Shamika N. SirimanneDirector of the Division on Technology and Logistics, UNCTAD
Egypt: new e-commerce strategy aims to double online businesses
27 Dec 2017
Since 2015, Egypt’s government has worked with UNCTAD to boost e-commerce in the Arab-speaking world's most populous market, where most business is still done offline.
Expanded list of duty-free technology products to boost international trade and development, research reveals
15 Dec 2015
New UNCTAD research shows that the expansion of the list of technology goods earmarked for duty-free treatment by participating economies of the World Trade Organization's Information Technology Agreement (ITA), agreed to in July 2015, will cover 99 per cent of the value of global information and communications technology (ICT) goods, and some 80 per cent of all product lines in this category1.
UNCTAD helps Thai government to improve the comparability of its e-commerce statistics
6 Nov 2015
The challenge of producing internationally comparable and relevant statistics was highlighted at the International Workshop on Measuring E-commerce, organized by UNCTAD in collaboration with the Electronic Transactions Development Agency of Thailand, in Bangkok on 27 October 2015.