Global Pulse Project Series

The Global Pulse Project Series is a collection of case studies of 20 data innovation projects covering global issues ranging from public health to climate change, food security to employment.

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The Radio Content Analysis Tool

Pulse Lab Kampala launched the prototype of an innovative tool that analyzes public radio content from three Ugandan languages (Ugandan English, Acholi and Luganda) to help decision-makers align their strategies with the priorities of local communities. 

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Big Data in Official Statistics

The Global Working Group (GWG) on Big Data for Official Statistics met during the Statistical Commission to re-iterate the importance of using new data sources for sustainable development and discuss upcoming priorities for the 2030 Agenda. 

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Help Translate the Global Goals

Translator Gator, a new language game to support the Sustainable Development Agenda and develop a taxonomy of keywords to inform research. 

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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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Big Ideas Competition for Sustainable Cities Kicks-Off in Southeast Asia

Yulistina Riyadi May 2, 2016
The Government of the Republic of Korea, UNDP Asia and the Pacific and the United Nations Global Pulse are happy to launch the 2016 Big Ideas Competition for Sustainable Cities and Urban Communities....

High-level panel discusses ways to harness data revolution inclusively & sustainably at UN General Assembly

Felicia Vacarelu Apr 22, 2016
(New York) More than 170 world leaders, UN officials, actors, and public and private sector partners gathered this week in New York for both a High-Level Thematic Debate on Achieving the Sustainable...

Introducing the Radio Content Analysis Tool for Sustainable Development

Pulse Lab Kampala Apr 15, 2016
Pulse Lab Kampala today launched the prototype of an innovative tool that analyzes public radio content to help decision-makers align their strategies with the priorities of Ugandan communities. For...

World Health Day: 5 ‘Big Data for Public Health’ Projects

Felicia Vacarelu Apr 6, 2016
On 7th April, the world celebrates World Health Day, a day that draws worldwide attention to the importance of good health. Global Pulse is working on leveraging big data for public health through...

Testing The Utility Of Drone-Based Mapping For Community Planning

Mellyana Frederika Mar 28, 2016
Last year, Pulse Lab Jakarta and the Swandiri Institute worked together to test the utility of data captured by Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs), or drones, in monitoring and maintaining the health of...

Data Privacy Advisory Group: Call for Nominations 2016

by Global Pulse Mar 24, 2016
 Global Pulse is pleased to open the call for nominations for new members to the Data Privacy Advisory Group. The Group is comprised of independent experts from public and private sector,...

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