UN World Data Forum 2018

(Dubai, United Arab Emirates) The 2018 UN World Data Forum will take place 22nd-24th October in Dubai. UN Global Pulse, who is also a member of the Programme Committee, will organize a number of high-level and practical sessions around data innovation for social good. 

Big Data for Sustainable Development: What Does it Take to get to the Next Level? 

From Privacy to Ethics: Misuse, Missed Use, and the Public Good

[Brussels, Belgium] UN Global Pulse and the European Data Protection Supervisor, in collaboration with IAPP, are hosting a meeting on the margins of the 40th session of the International Conference of Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners. 

The event is entitled “From Privacy to Ethics: Misuse, Missed Use, and the Public Good” and will explore specific questions on how ethics and privacy can help fill the gaps not yet...


Mission-driven Cyber Security

(New York, USA) Cybersecurity can be a driver of programme delivery in a UN Agency, rather than an afterthought.

This one day workshop hosted by UNICEF, UN Women and ICC will focus on the role of cyber security best practices in delivering on organizational missions and mandates. The goal is knowledge sharing between CISOs, business units and stakeholders to highlight successes and discuss current...


Data Science Africa 2018 - Nigeria

(Abuja, Nigeria) A Data Science Africa 2018 seminar will be hosted on 12th-16th November in Nigeria. This is the second event organized in 2018 after the first took place in Kenya. The event will include workshops and presentations by data experts, legal and privacy specialists and public sector specialists. It will be preceded by a three-day school on machine learning and data science where participants can learn and interact with presenters. 

Lectures will be given by...