By: Brady Press

With COVID-19 still affecting communities globally, many United Nations events for 2021 will take place virtually, along with some taking a hybrid in-person and virtual approach and others hoping to convene in-person later this year. While tech glitches caused minor drawbacks to virtual events last year, there…

By: Brady Press

Source: UN World Data Forum

With increasing public awareness of the importance of data in our every day lives, and COVID-19 data taking center stage over the past year, the topic of communicating data to the public is becoming a popular conversation within both the statistics and journalism communities. In fact, we…

By Brady Press and Ben Kickert

The UN World Data Forum (UNWDF) is the most significant data-focused global development event. Every year our team looks forward to following the conversation. Like many events in 2020, this year’s UNWDF was held virtually, and much of the content was centered on COVID-19…

SDGCounting UN World Data Forum Session Notes

This post is part of a series highlighting sessions from the 2020 UN Data Forum. Watch every session or read our summary.

Summary: Leaders from major corporations discuss how large companies in industries such as finance and telecommunication can leverage the data they have for global development. In particular, these…

SDGCounting UN World Data Forum Session Notes

This post is part of a series highlighting sessions from the 2020 UN Data Forum. Watch every session or read our summary.

Summary: Experts from around the world explore how the COVID-19 pandemic has presented new challenges for data collection and use. …

SDGCounting UN World Data Forum Session Notes

This post is part of a series highlighting sessions from the 2020 UN Data Forum. Watch every session or read our summary.

Summary: This session includes a series of short presentations by a diverse field of speakers that introduce innovative methods and policies for data-driven communication. …

SDGCounting UN World Data Forum Session Notes

This post is part of a series highlighting sessions from the 2020 UN Data Forum. Watch every session or read our summary.

Summary: This session provides an overview of how the Humanitarian OpenStreetMap team is working to map 1 billion people in the world’s unmapped places through machine learning and…

SDGCounting UN World Data Forum Session Notes

This post is part of a series highlighting sessions from the 2020 UN Data Forum. Watch every session or read our summary.

Summary: In this session, panelists discuss some of the breakthroughs that artificial intelligence and machine learning have brought to data analytics for global development. …

SDGCounting UN World Data Forum Session Notes

This post is part of a series highlighting sessions from the 2020 UN Data Forum. Watch every session or read our summary.

Summary: In this session, panelists from World Resources Institute and AidData discuss how journalists can improve their skills with data literacy and presentation with practical examples, approaches, and…

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