We enhance the capacities of developing countries to harness the evolving digital economy for more inclusive development.
Digital Economy Report
The Report, formerly known as the Information Economy Report, monitors trends and policies related to access, use and impact of digital technologies from a development perspective.
Published every other year, the Report is prepared in close collaboration with external experts and organizations, including e-commerce associations, the ITC, ITU, UNCITRAL, UN regional commissions, UPU, World Information Technology and Services Alliance, WTO and World Bank.
Year in Review 2022
In accordance with the strengthened mandate that member States gave UNCTAD in the Bridgetown Covenant, in 2022 the E-Commerce and Digital Economy Programme supported developing countries and the international community to provide the evidence, develop the capacities and channel the assistance needed to better manage digital transformation and ensure that the benefits of e-commerce and the digital economy reach all people, everywhere.
This Year in Review provides an overview of the Programme's main activities and accomplishments in 2022.
All things being equal: Changing the rules around big data
Technical notes on ICT for development
This series presents work in progress on UNCTAD's latest research and analysis in the field of information and communications technologies (ICT) for development (ICT4D).
It consists of unedited, focused and succinct research contributions on topics closely related to measuring ICT, ICT policy reviews, e-commerce legislation, and ICT and women's entrepreneurship.