Using vessel data to study rescue patterns in the Mediterranean Sea

By Katherine Hoffmann Sep 20, 2017
The International Organization for Migration (IOM) recently released a new report on migrant deaths and disappearances entitled: Fatal Journeys Volume 3 - Part I: Improving Data on Missing Migrants....
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Using machine learning to accelerate sustainable development solutions in Uganda

By Pulse Lab Kampala Sep 11, 2017
A year and a half after it was prototyped, the Radio Content Analysis Tool developed by Pulse Lab Kampala and partners has become fully operational. The findings and lessons learned during the...

New paper from UN Global Pulse and UNHCR explores use of digital data for insights into forced displacement

By Felicia Vacarelu Sep 7, 2017
UN Global Pulse and UNHCR published today a white paper entitled “Social Media and Forced Displacement: Big Data Analytics & Machine-Learning.” The paper is the result of an...

Big Ideas Competition 2017: Combating Climate Change

By Pulse Lab Jakarta Aug 14, 2017
UN Global Pulse and the Government of the Republic of Korea today kick off the third edition of the Big Ideas Competition in support of data-driven ideas to combat the effects of climate change...

Phase 2 of Translator Gator Wraps Up

By Yulistina Riyadi and Felicia Vacarelu Aug 7, 2017
Phase 2 of Translator Gator language game, which UN Global Pulse developed to support disaster management and humanitarian efforts, closed on 31 July -- exactly 100 days since it was launched. More...