2016 Annual Report - UN Global Pulse

This report summarizes Global Pulse’s 2016 innovation activities for sustainable development and humanitarian action: bit.ly/2rGSpfJ 

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Guide to Data Innovation for Development

UNDP and UN Global Pulse today released a comprehensive guide on how to integrate new sources of data into development and humanitarian work. Entitled A Guide to Data Innovation for Development - From idea to proof-of-concept,’ this publication was developed by practitioners for practitioners.

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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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Big Ideas Competition 2017: Combating Climate Change

UN Global Pulse and the Government of the Republic of Korea kicked off the third edition of the Big Ideas Competition in support of data-driven ideas to combat the effects of climate change.

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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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Big Ideas Competition 2017: Combating Climate Change

Pulse Lab Jakarta Aug 14, 2017
UN Global Pulse and the Government of the Republic of Korea today kick off the third edition of the Big Ideas Competition in support of data-driven ideas to combat the effects of climate change...

Phase 2 of Translator Gator Wraps Up

Yulistina Riyadi and Felicia Vacarelu Aug 7, 2017
Phase 2 of Translator Gator language game, which UN Global Pulse developed to support disaster management and humanitarian efforts, closed on 31 July -- exactly 100 days since it was launched. More...

Gender In Financial Inclusion: What Can We Learn From Microfinance Data?

Pulse Lab Jakarta Aug 4, 2017
Pulse Lab Jakarta and the UN Capital Development Fund SWIFT Programme worked to analyse anonymised financial records from four financial service providers in Cambodia in order to investigate the...

UN Global Pulse and GSMA announce release of Mobile Data for Social Good report

Global Pulse Jun 29, 2017
‘The State of Mobile Data for Social Good’ report was released today during an event hosted at Vodafone in New York. The publication is a collaboration between UN Global Pulse and the...

Finding the balance: Right to privacy and the drive to innovate in the UN

Robert Kirkpatrick, Mila Romanoff, Gina Lucarelli, Jens Wandel May 3, 2017
This article was originally published in the website of the United Nations Development Group (UNDG). Access it here. It is now more and more accepted that big data (distinguished by higher...

Translator Gator: A People-Powered Language Game for Disaster Response

Yulistina Riyadi and Felicia Vacarelu Apr 19, 2017
UN Global Pulse and partners are launching the second phase of people-powered language game “Translator Gator” in support of disaster management and humanitarian action. This year, the...

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