Twitter and UN Global Pulse Announce Data Partnership

Twitter and UN Global Pulse today announced a partnership that will provide the United Nations with access to Twitter’s data tools to support efforts to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals, which were adopted by world leaders last year.

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Global Pulse Project Series

The Global Pulse Project Series is a collection of case studies of 20 data innovation projects covering global issues ranging from public health to climate change, food security to employment.

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10 big data science challenges facing humanitarian organizations

While innovative projects are showing the potential of big data, we have to remember that there are still challenges that we need to overcome.

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Bid Data and the SDGs

How data analytics can support monitoring and progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals. 

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The "Pulse Lab Diaries"

A blog series with thoughts & ideas from data science teams across the entire Pulse Lab network.

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10 big data science challenges facing humanitarian organizations

Miguel Luengo Oroz Nov 25, 2016
This article was originally published in the UN's refugee agency UNHCR Innovation website: http://innovation.unhcr.org/10-big-data-science-challenges-facing-humani...Big data refers to the...

Engaging to build data innovation capacity in Africa

Paula Hidalgo-Sanchis Nov 3, 2016
A post by Pulse Lab Kampala manager Paula Hidalgo-Sanchis on the Lab's research, policy and advocacy activities. Encouraging a growing community of practice Since Pulse Lab Kampala...

Global Pulse Data Innovation Events - Recap

Felicia Vacarelu and Anoush Rima Tatevossian Sep 29, 2016
On the first anniversary of the adoption of the SDGs, the need for a data revolution is widely understood and public sector demand for new data sources, new tools and new approaches is growing. At...

Twitter and UN Global Pulse Announce Data Partnership

Anoush Rima Tatevossian Sep 23, 2016
(Friday 23 September, New York) Twitter and UN Global Pulse today announced a partnership that will provide the United Nations with access to Twitter’s data tools to support efforts to achieve...

Global Pulse at the 71st UN General Assembly

Felicia Vacarelu and Anoush Rima Tatevossian Sep 16, 2016
World leaders are gathering this week for the 71st UN General Assembly at UN Headquarters in New York. UN Global Pulse, along with collaborators and partners, is involved in a number of side events...

Guest Post: Reflections on lessons learned from big data projects

Guest Post by Meredith Blair Pearlman Sep 16, 2016
This guest post is a Q&A with Meredith Blair Pearlman, Evaluation and Learning Manager at the David and Lucile Packard Foundation. It is Part III of a series of posts on a collaboration between...

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