What do people talk about on World Aids Day? Part II

By Miguel Luengo-Oroz Dec 5, 2011
  This past Thursday, December 1, was World Aids Day - one of the most recognised international health days and a key opportunity to raise awareness of the AIDS pandemic caused by the spread of...
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New paper from UN Global Pulse and UNHCR explores use of digital data for insights into forced displacement

By Felicia Vacarelu Sep 7, 2017
UN Global Pulse and UNHCR published today a white paper entitled “Social Media and Forced Displacement: Big Data Analytics & Machine-Learning.” The paper is the result of an...

Big Ideas Competition 2017: Combating Climate Change

By 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

By 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?

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