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High-Level Meeting on the Establishment of Pulse Lab Jakarta
By Anoush Rima Tatevossian
Nov 30, 2011
On 19 November, 2011 United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon met with Indonesia’s Minister for National Development Planning, Dr. Armida S. Alisjahbana and other Government...
Strengthening Humanitarian Action with Insights from Mobile Network Data
By Pulse Lab Jakarta
Jan 29, 2019
The volcanic eruptions over the past couple years on the island of Ambae in Vanuatu have forced hundreds of residents to evacuate. Through its partnership with Digicel (one of the local mobile...
Using Big Data and AI to Support Peace and Security Efforts in Africa
By Paula Hidalgo-Sanchis, Lab Manager, Pulse Lab Kampala
Dec 26, 2018
UN Global Pulse is working with partners to explore how data from social media and radio shows can inform peace and security efforts in Africa. The methodology, case studies, and tools developed as...
Germany helps UN Global Pulse reinforce a growing culture of innovation in Africa
By Felicia Vacarelu, Communications Specialist, UN Global Pulse
Dec 3, 2018
UN Global Pulse welcomes the support of the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development of Germany to help build more responsible, efficient, and inclusive artificial intelligence...
Scaling Big Data Applications for Good - Global Pulse at the 2018 UN World Data Forum
By UN Global Pulse
Nov 1, 2018
UN Global Pulse hosted three sessions at the World Data Forum, including a plenary on how to scale big data applications for the SDGs, gathering more than 1,000 participants.Representatives from...
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