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Responsible Data for Humanitarian Response: Maximising Benefits, Minimising Risks

"Responsible Data for Humanitarian Response" will be hosted on 24 and 25 February the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs, together with Leiden University and other partners. This expert meeting will bring together senior management (responsible for innovative p

Turning the tables: could satellite guided goats help stop fires in Indonesia?

Author: 
Marita Kurniasari
Source: Rappler
 

Pulse Lab Jakarta & UNDP team up to offer 'Data Innovation Grants' in Indonesia

Author: 
Mellyana Frederika & Derval Usher
Pulse Lab Jakarta (PLJ) and the

Pulse Lab Kampala opens, mobilising a data revolution for Uganda’s sustainable development

Author: 
Anoush Rima Tatevossian
On Thursday 29 January 2015,  The Prime Mini

Pulse Lab Kampala Grand Opening

(Kampala, Uganda) In the context of Uganda’s leadership in setting the Post-2015 Sustainable Development Goals, the United Nations Resident Coordinator in Uganda is hosting an event to formally mark the public opening of the

SIDA DevTalks: Why all development actors should join the Data Revolution

(Stockholm, Sweden) The Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA) is hosting a half-day event focused on the call for a Data Revolution for Sustainable Development.

Pulse Lab Kampala: New Year, New Projects

Author: 
Paula Hidalgo-Sanchis
 

Interview: Lessons from Korea's 'Big Contest' - a Big Data Innovation Challenge

Author: 
Marita Kurniasari
In August 2014, the

Cartagena Data Festival

(Cartaena, Colombia) What we need is a ‘data revolution’ – a fundamental change in the depth and use of knowledge about the most marginalised people in the world, and in their ability to use this knowledge to affect transformative change.

Statistical Commission 2015

(New York, New York) The 46th session of the Statistical Commission, to be held at the United Nations Headquarters, brings together the Chief Statisticians from member states from around the world.