UNCTAD Unpacks: How the coronavirus reveals the need to bridge the digital divide

The coronavirus pandemic has pushed us further into a digital world, where changes in online behavior may have lasting effects when the economy restarts. But not everyone is equipped to embrace a more digitized existence. The virus has exposed just how wide the digital divide is.

UNCTAD’s ICT policy section chief, Törbjorn Fredriksson, sits down with Amy Shelver to discuss a new UNCTAD report which looks at how a digitally enabled world is working for some, but not all equally, as the COVID-19 crisis unfolds.

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