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No Cash Alliance Releases Report on Digital Payments in China

May 26, 2017 News, United Nations , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

by Britta Schmitz   UNITED NATIONS, May 27 2017 – ‘Social Networks, e-Commerce Platforms and the Growth of Digital Payment Ecosystems in China: What it means for other countries’ is the name of a case study issued by the Better Than Cash Alliance in April 2017.   The Better Than Cash Alliance is a UN-based global partnership of governments, companies and international organizations with over 50 members working on accelerating the transition from cash to digital payments.   The case study examines two big Chinese companies, Alipay and WeChat, which successfully implemented digital payment systems through e-commerce platforms and social [Read More]

United Nations Event on Innovation and Connectivity

May 20, 2017 Celebrities, News, United Nations , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

United Nations, New York, USA, May 17 2017 – Peter Diamandis, XPRIZE Foundation Chairman speaks to journalists during the General Assembly Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Action Event on Innovation and Connectivity today at the UN Headquarters in New York. The General Assembly held a high-level event aiming to provide Member States with an opportunity to engage with leading innovators and technology companies on how new technologies can support the successful implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Photo: Luiz Rampelotto/EuropaNewswire The Chairman of XPrize Foundation, Peter Diamandis, today (17 May) said “we are heading towards a time where the education [Read More]

Presser by The Elders at United Nations

May 10, 2017 News, United Nations , , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

United Nations, New York, USA, May 09 2017 – Press briefing by representatives of The Elders, an independent group of global leaders working together for peace and human rights today at the UN Headquarters in New York. Gro Harlem Brundtland, former Prime Minister of Norway and Deputy Chair of the Elders, addressing journalists. She is flanked by fellow Elders Lakhdar Brahimi (left), former Joint Arab League-UN Special Representative for Syria; and Mary Robinson, former President of Ireland and former High UN Commissioner for Human Rights. Photo: Luiz Rampelotto/EuropaNewswire United Nations, May 09 2017 Speaking to reporters in New York today [Read More]

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