Live: Briefing on advancing COVID-19 response and industrial upgrading统筹推进疫情防控和产业转型升级

China’s State Council Information Office (SCIO) holds a media briefing on advancing #COVID19 response and industrial transformation and upgrading to promote sound development of manufacturing and ICT industries. The Minister of Industry and Information Technology addresses media and takes questions. #coronavirus

SG/Human Rights Report & other topics – Daily Briefing (23 April 2020)

Noon briefing by Stephane Dujarric, Spokesperson for the Secretary-General of the United Nations. Highlights: – Secretary-General – Human Rights Report – World Immunization Week – ECOSOC Forum – UNCTAD – Ramadan Video Message – Security Council – Yemen – Syria – Libya – Uganda – South Africa – Central African Republic – IOM – UNHCR … Read more SG/Human Rights Report & other topics – Daily Briefing (23 April 2020)

Digital Industries: The Path to Growth Creation in Europe – Cristiano Radaelli

Today in Europe, in the middle of an unprecedented economic crisis, it is finally becoming evident that restoring macroeconomic stability and reducing public debt are an indispensable part of the solution. But it’s also clear that we need at the same time to stimulate economic improvement and job creation. European industries can create growth without … Read more Digital Industries: The Path to Growth Creation in Europe – Cristiano Radaelli

Kenya to Monitor Informal Sector via Mobile Internet Banking

The Government of Kenya will take advantage of the recent innovations in mobile banking to provide credit and other services to those without adequate access to banking. The innovations are poised to offer more sophisticated banking services to bridge the gap between the banked and the unbanked. The Kenyan Ministry of Finance programme to afford … Read more Kenya to Monitor Informal Sector via Mobile Internet Banking

Technology: Making the Asian Highway also an Information Highway

Rohan Samarajiva PhD is founding Chair and CEO of LIRNEasia, an ICT policy and regulation think tank active across 12 emerging Asian economies. He is a member of the Board and former Chair of the Lanka Software Foundation and Board Member of the International Communication Association. Here, he discusses the issues of broadband quality and … Read more Technology: Making the Asian Highway also an Information Highway