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.
Décloisonner les enjeux climatiques, commerciaux et numériques
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.
Myanmar shows great e-commerce promise in COVID-19 response
UNCTAD helps the southeast Asian nation develop a strategy to build on e-commerce growth in sectors such as food delivery, online retail and mobile payments.
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)
Beyond Recovery, Towards 2030: Digital Technologies for Charting a Sustainable Development Roadmap
Achim Steiner, Administrator, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
COVID-19: UNCTAD warns of ‘lost decade’ if countries adopt austerity
UNCTAD's Trade and Development Report 2020 says coordinated public action is urgently needed for a better economic recovery.