United Nations

For Global Pulse’s Work To Strengthen An Ecosystem Necessary To Harness Big Data For Development

Overview
Global Pulse, an initiative of the United Nations Secretary General, accelerates discovery, development, and scaled adoption of big data innovation for sustainable development and humanitarian action. This grant supports Global Pulse’s work to strengthen the ecosystem necessary to achieve this mission. This includes (a) lowering barriers to scale, by supporting the development of frameworks and standards to address data access and privacy challenges; (b) strengthening the innovation ecosystem, by connecting communities of practice across disciplines and geographies to build trust and accelerate the pace of innovation; and (c) enabling institutional adoption, by providing public sector organizations with policy guidance and technical assistance to strengthen their capacity for implementing big data innovations.
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for Global Pulse’s work to strengthen an ecosystem necessary to harness big data for development  
Global Pulse, an initiative of the United Nations Secretary General, accelerates discovery, development, and widespread adoption of big data innovation for sustainable development and humanitarian action. This supplemental grant will support Global Pulse’s ongoing work to develop frameworks and standards to address data access and privacy challenges, connect communities of practice across disciplines and geographies to build trust, and provide public sector organizations with policy guidance and technical assistance. In addition, this grant will allow Global Pulse to undertake a strategic review and respond to new political and technological opportunities.
for Global Pulse’s work to strengthen an ecosystem necessary to harness big data for development  
Global Pulse, an initiative of the United Nations Secretary General, accelerates discovery, development, and scaled adoption of big data innovation for sustainable development and humanitarian action. This grant supports Global Pulse’s work to strengthen the ecosystem necessary to achieve this mission. This includes (a) lowering barriers to scale, by supporting the development of frameworks and standards to address data access and privacy challenges; (b) strengthening the innovation ecosystem, by connecting communities of practice across disciplines and geographies to build trust and accelerate the pace of innovation; and (c) enabling institutional adoption, by providing public sector organizations with policy guidance and technical assistance to strengthen their capacity for implementing big data innovations.

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