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The federal government has announced new support in its fall economic statement to help the tourism industry and other sectors that have been devastated by the COVID-19 pandemic, including through arranging low-interest loans of up to $1 million for heavily impacted businesses.
To ensure the survival of businesses shaken by the desertion of tourists during the pandemic, Ottawa guarantees financial loans to hotels, restaurants, and other cultural and tourism businesses, in addition to reserving money so that their customers can - a day - return by plane.
Rwanda‘s cabinet on 27 November announced that live performances would resume gradually amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
At the Africa IGF (Af-IGF) 2020 on 25-26 November 2020, UNESCO presented the Internet Universality Indicators (IUIs) project at the plenary session on Digital Cooperation and convened a dedicated online workshop to present the national assessments in eight African countries, which are commended as an empirical and multi-stakeholder approach to support digital collaboration in Africa.
In the Sustainable Development Agenda, Goal 8 is the main reference point for the future of work. Target 8.9 makes explicit linkages with culture: by 2030, it calls for countries "to devise and implement policies to promote sustainable tourism which creates jobs, promotes local culture and products". Several Member States cite ambitions and initiatives to boost employment through the cultural sector, in line with SDG 8, within their Voluntary National Reviews (VNRs), particularly through tourism and the creative and cultural industries.
Considering that digital transformation is key to fostering sustainable and inclusive economic growth and providing effective and efficient services to citizens and businesses, the Deputy Ministry of Research, Innovation and Digital Policy of the Republic of Cyprus and the Government Digital Service (GDS) of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, signed today, 30th November 2020, a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to strengthen collaboration in the field of digital government.