Overview of the Data Pop Alliance – UNSSC Training Course “Leveraging Big Data for Sustainable Development” held at MIT Media Lab, October 15-17, 2018

Julie Ricard, Natalie Grover Nov 07 2018 Blog, News

On October 15-17, Data-Pop Alliance and UNSSC conducted our third training workshop of 2018 in Cambridge, MA. The workshop is part of a broader training program tailored towards development practitioners, policymakers, and researchers interested in strengthening their knowledge and skills to leverage Big Data in their work. © Maya van Wingerden With an impressively diverse cohort of participants, this training … Read More

Research and Training Strategy Intern – Cambridge MA

May 16 2018 Jobs

Data-Pop Alliance is seeking a full-time Trainings Intern based in Cambridge MA (or alternatively New York City). Effective dates: 2-3 months, starting early June or July – through August 31st. Reporting to the Director and working closely with the Knowledge Manager based in Cambridge MA, the Research and Training Strategy intern will support Data-Pop Alliance’s Global training program on Big … Read More

Data-Pop Alliance – ECLAC Training Course on Big Data and Digital Economy, in São Paulo September 27-29

Oct 13 2017 Blog

In partnership with the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) and Cetic.br, Data-Pop Alliance ran a 3-day training workshop from September 27-29, 2017 on “Big Data for Measuring the Digital Economy” in São Paulo. Focused on Big Data and the digital economy in the LAC region, targeting UN and governmental staff, this program was launched in Santiago … Read More

Mobiliser le Big Data pour le Développement Durable – Workshop à Dakar, 6-8 mars, 2018

Sep 18 2017 News

Mobiliser le Big Data pour le Développement Durable Un cours par Data-Pop Alliance en collaboration avec l’Ecole des cadres du système des Nations Unies (UNSSC) Du 6 au 8 mars 2018 Centre d’Information des Nations Unies (UNIC), Dakar Le second cours de notre Programme Global de Formation Professionnelle sur le Big Data et le Développement Durable, développé et délivré en partenariat … Read More

Program Assistant, New York City

Aug 30 2017 Jobs

Data-Pop Alliance is seeking a full or part-time Program Assistant to support its research, training and policy activities in Latin America and Africa in particular. The Program Assistant is expected to be based in New York City, and will work out of the Data-Pop Alliance office located at ThoughtWorks NYC: 99 Madison Ave, New York. Effective dates: September 18, 2017 … Read More

Overview of Data-Pop Alliance-United Nations Systems Staff College Training Course on “Leveraging Big Data for Sustainable Development” in Nairobi June 27-29, 2017

Emmanuel Letouzé Jun 30 2017 Blog

[This post has been updated to include the supporting pedagogical material] Data-Pop Alliance ran a 3-day training workshop from June 27-29, 2017 on “Leveraging Big Data for sustainable development” at the United Nations Office at Nairobi (UNON) in partnership with the United Nations System Staff College (UNSSC), as part of a comprehensive program to respond to major ‘Big Data literacy’ and data science needs and … Read More

SD Talks Session 3: Leveraging (Mobile) Data to Predict and Prevent Crime

May 30 2017 News

Leveraging (Mobile) Data to Predict and Prevent Crime Monday 12 June 2017 02:30 PM CEST | 08:30 AM EST Data-Pop Alliance Chief Data Scientist, Dr Nuria Oliver will speak on Leveraging (Mobile) Data to Predict and Prevent Crime for the third Webinar of the SD Talks Special Series on Data for Sustainable Development. The session will be held on Monday … Read More

SD Talks Special Series on Data for Sustainable Development – Session 2: Partnership for Sustainable Development Data

May 08 2017 Blog

Session 2: Partnership for Sustainable Development Data: Mobilising Data for Leaving No One Behind of the webinar series on Data for Sustainable Development, was delivered by Dr. Claire Melamed, Executive Director of Global Partnership for Sustainable Development Data (GPSDD). If you were not able to attend you can still watch the session now and learn more about the GPSDD and the importance of partnering … Read More

Register now for our next Professional Training Workshop “Leveraging Big Data for Sustainable Development” in Nairobi on June 27-29, in partnership with UNSSC

Apr 25 2017 News

Leveraging Big Data for Sustainable Development – Fellowships available – A course by Data-Pop Alliance in partnership with the United Nations System Staff College (UNSSC) 27-29 June 2017 UN Office in Nairobi (UNON) , Kenya Following the launch last year of our Global Professional Training Program on Big Data for Sustainable Development developed and delivered in partnership with UNSSC and financial … Read More

SD Talks Special Series on Data for Sustainable Development – Session 2: Partnership for Sustainable Development Data

Apr 20 2017 Blog

Partnership for Sustainable Development Data: Mobilising Data for Leaving No One Behind Friday 28 April 2017 02:00 PM CEST | 8:00 AM EDT After the successful launch of our SD Talks Special Series on Data for Sustainable Development in March 2017, we are pleased to announce the second webinar session of the series. Organised in partnership with the UNSSC Knowledge … Read More

SD Talks Special Series on Data for Sustainable Development – Session 1: Big Data: What is it and how can it Contribute to Sustainable Development

Apr 04 2017 Blog

 Session 1: Big Data: What is it and how can it Contribute to Sustainable Development of the webinar series on Data for Sustainable Development, developed and delivered in partnership with the UNSSC Knowledge Centre for Sustainable Development, as a part of its SD Talks Special Series initiative, successfully kicked off with a record 400 registered participants and 128 attendees! If you … Read More