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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Using big data and machine learning to respond to the refugee crisis in Uganda

Applying AI to transform public radio content into insights for development and humanitarian action.

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Gender Equality and Big Data: Making Gender Data Visible - New Report

UN Women and UN Global Pulse released a report looking at how big data analytics can help close the gender divide. 

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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 Is At The Centre Of The Global Agenda

By Dr. Paula Hidalgo-Sanchis, Manager, Pulse Lab Kampala May 14, 2018
What is the global agenda?In 2015, 193 Member States of the United Nations agreed on a plan of action -- for people, prosperity, planet and peace -- to address some of the biggest challenges of today...

Can mobile phone traces help shed light on the spread of Zika in Colombia?

Daniela Perrotta, ISI Foundation researcher and UN Global Pulse fellow Apr 24, 2018
Nowadays, thanks to the continuous growth of the transport infrastructures, millions of people travel every day around the world, resulting in more opportunities for infectious diseases to spread on...

Voices of Uganda: How and Where to Find Them

Chanil Jung and Kirsten Van Camp from Pulse Lab Kampala Apr 18, 2018
A blog post by our radio data science team at Pulse Lab Kampala. Keyword Spotter, Pulse Lab Kampala’s New Speech Recognition and Filtering SoftwareThe year 2017 was an exciting one for...

Indonesian Government Develops a Monitoring Dashboard for the SDGs

Dwayne Carruthers, Communications Specialist, Pulse Lab Jakarta Apr 4, 2018
Setting national goals and implementing a set of strategies to achieve them have been central to how modern governments operate. From maintaining economic stability to promoting social welfare, these...

New Gender Equality and Big Data Report Takes Stock of Innovation Efforts to Close Gender Gaps

Felicia Vacarelu, Communications Officer, UN Global Pulse Mar 8, 2018
Photo Credit:HuffPostWith a growing number of gender-related data innovation efforts, there are emerging opportunities for ensuring gender equality in achieving the SDGs. Most recently, UN Women and...

Using big data and machine learning to respond to the refugee crisis in Uganda

Paula Hidalgo-Sanchis, Manager, Pulse Lab Kampala Mar 5, 2018
Applying AI to transform public radio content into insights for development and humanitarian action Hosting over 1.2 million refugees from South Sudan, Uganda has one of the most favorable...

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