UN Secretary-General Appoints Expert Panel On Digital Cooperation

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

By 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

By 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...

How Scanning the Airwaves Closes Health Service Gaps for People Living with HIV

By JoAnna Pollonais, Communications Consultant, Pulse Lab Kampala Jul 2, 2018
An interview with Dr. Eddie Mukooyo, Chair of the Uganda AIDS Commission Board in the Office of the PresidentMany low-income Ugandans lack access to basic health information and services, especially...

2018 ECOSOC Partnership Forum Discusses Role of Big Data for the SDGs, Focuses on Inclusivity and Resilience

By Josiane Toundzi, Policy and Inter-Agency Affairs Coordinator & Felicia Vacarelu, Communications Specialist, UN Global Pulse Jun 25, 2018
Every year at the Partnership Forum, ECOSOC, the UN Economic and Social Council, hosts leaders from government, the UN, and the private and public sector, to share the latest innovations on how...