Big Ideas Competition for Sustainable Cities Kicks-Off in Southeast Asia

By Yulistina Riyadi May 2, 2016
The Government of the Republic of Korea, UNDP Asia and the Pacific and the United Nations Global Pulse are happy to launch the 2016 Big Ideas Competition for Sustainable Cities and Urban Communities....
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High-level panel discusses ways to harness data revolution inclusively & sustainably at UN General Assembly

By Felicia Vacarelu Apr 22, 2016
(New York) More than 170 world leaders, UN officials, actors, and public and private sector partners gathered this week in New York for both a High-Level Thematic Debate on Achieving the Sustainable...

Introducing the Radio Content Analysis Tool for Sustainable Development

By Pulse Lab Kampala Apr 15, 2016
Pulse Lab Kampala today launched the prototype of an innovative tool that analyzes public radio content to help decision-makers align their strategies with the priorities of Ugandan communities. For...

World Health Day: 5 ‘Big Data for Public Health’ Projects

By Felicia Vacarelu Apr 6, 2016
On 7th April, the world celebrates World Health Day, a day that draws worldwide attention to the importance of good health. Global Pulse is working on leveraging big data for public health through...

Testing The Utility Of Drone-Based Mapping For Community Planning

By Mellyana Frederika Mar 28, 2016
Last year, Pulse Lab Jakarta and the Swandiri Institute worked together to test the utility of data captured by Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs), or drones, in monitoring and maintaining the health of...