2013 Annual Report – UN Global Pulse


In 2013 UN Global Pulse focused its efforts on advocating for the responsible use of Big Data for Development, and on building strategic partnerships for greater access to real-time data sources, cutting-edge data mining tools and data science expertise. At the country level, the initiative continued to expand its network of Pulse Labs to strengthen national and regional capacity for using Big Data for the public good. Operations at the first innovation hub were launched in the vibrant East African technology scene, with the opening of Pulse Lab Kampala in late 2013. This report provides a brief overview of Global Pulse’s work in 2013.

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