2017 Annual Report - UN Global Pulse

The 2017 Annual Report details exciting new explorations of big data and A.I. to advance the 2030 Agenda. 

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Data Privacy, Ethics and Protection

A Guidance Note on Big Data for Achievement of the 2030 Agenda. 

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Global Pulse at the 73 Session of the UN General Assembly

Diplomats from around the world will convene in New York for the annual UN General Assembly that starts on 18 September. Here are some of the events related to big data, technology and innovation that UN Global Pulse is involved in.

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Looking for the First Cohort of UN Global Pulse “Data Fellows"

In order to scale our collaboration with Academia, we are looking for data fellows to join our first cohort of UN Volunteers on Scientific Research on Data for Development and Humanitarian Response. Join us! 

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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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Science for the SDGs: Looking for the First Cohort of UN Global Pulse “Data Fellows"

Miguel Luengo-Oroz, Chief Data Scientist, UN Global Pulse Sep 19, 2018
In today’s world, where opinions are frequently taken as facts, and more often than not there is too much hype without substance, it is more important than ever to back new innovations with...

Global Pulse at the 73 Session of the UN General Assembly

Felicia Vacarelu, Communications Specialist, UN Global Pulse Sep 18, 2018
Diplomats from around the world will convene in New York for the annual UN General Assembly that starts on 18 September. Here are some of the events related to big data, technology and innovation...

New paper explores use of fintech to accelerate financial inclusion of micro-enterprises

Pulse Lab Jakarta Sep 7, 2018
Micro merchants — the small shop owners, street food vendors, and many others like them — make up the backbone of Indonesia’s economy, yet many of them are often excluded from...

UN Secretary-General Appoints Expert Panel On Digital Cooperation

Global Pulse Aug 15, 2018
On 12 July 2018, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres established a High-level Panel on Digital Cooperation.The panel was asked to contribute to the broader public debate on...

Ambulance Tracking Tool Helps Improve Coordination of Emergency Service Vehicles in Uganda

JoAnna Pollonais, Communications Consultant, Pulse Lab Kampala Aug 13, 2018
Too many people die due to delayed medical assistance every day in Uganda. This is despite government efforts to ramp up emergency pre-hospital care, which includes a more efficient and effective...

Transforming Diplomacy with Emerging Technologies and Approaches

Dwayne Carruthers, Communications Specialist, Pulse Lab Jakarta Jul 25, 2018
With the internet and digital technologies introducing new dimensions to diplomacy, these changes have not only presented new opportunities but also several challenges. How can governments leverage...

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