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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Global Pulse Data Privacy Advisory Group Annual Meeting

The Global Pulse Data Privacy Advisory Group Annual Meeting discussed the potential harms and benefits of big data

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New Big Data Tool to Help Policymakers Preserve Biodiversity

New tool developed by Pulse Lab Kampala leverages geo-spatial data to support SDG 15: Protecting Life on Land

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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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Data Privacy Day Roundup

Global Pulse Jan 28, 2016
The international data privacy and data protection landscape has been evolving over the past several years. From the United Nations Resolutions on Privacy in Digital Age, to the new mandate of the UN...

Teaming up with Academia to Accelerate Local Innovations

Pulse Lab Kampala Jan 27, 2016
Pulse Lab Kampala is always looking for win-win collaborations, with government agencies, the private sector as well as the academic world. To enable several of the tools and projects underway at...

Translator Gator: A Language Game for Research

Yulistina Riyadi & Lalitia Apsari Jan 24, 2016
Today Pulse Lab Jakarta launches Translator Gator, a new language game to support research initiatives in Indonesia. Players can earn phone credit by translating words between English and six common...

New Big Data Tool to Help Policymakers Preserve Biodiversity

Pulse Lab Kampala Dec 28, 2015
Conserving forests and other ecosystems is one of the 17 Global Goals that make up the UN’s 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. As the climate negotiations (COP21) in Paris came to a...

#HackGov: Collaborative Innovation for the SDGs in Indonesia

Lody Andrian & Daniel Oscar Baskoro Dec 15, 2015
In late November more than 250 people participated in a seminar and innovation challenge under the theme #HackGov: Empowering Indonesia. The Ministry of National Planning and Development (Bappenas),...

Data for Climate Action Campaign Gains Momentum With Data Philanthropy Commitments at COP21

Global Pulse Dec 8, 2015
Global Pulse, with the support of the UN Secretary-General’s Climate Change Support team and the Skoll Global Threats Fund, is hosting “Data for Climate Action,” a campaign that...