Beyond Data Literacy Workshop

Data-Pop Alliance hosted a Workshop at the 70th Session of the United Nations General Assembly in September 2015 . The Workshop, which included a White Paper Launch, was organized and funded by Data-Pop Alliance and Internews’ Center for Innovation & Learning, in partnership with PARIS21, the World Economic Forum (WEF), and the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN). The Workshop aimed to … Read More

PeaceHack Barcelona

International Alert, with partnership from Data-Pop Alliance, hosted this event in September 2015.   #peacehack, an initiative by International Alert, convenes technologists, designers, developers and peace practitioners to formulate ideas and solutions for identifying and stopping violent conflict in order build peace. The first #peacehack took place in September 2014 in London as part of International Alert’s inaugural Talking Peace Festival. Following … Read More

Build Peace 2015

Data-Pop Alliance organized a session a session on “Peace Data Analysis” at the second annual Build Peace conference hosted this past April in Nicosia, Cyprus.  Build Peace, a global community and annual conference, convenes technologists, activists, and practitioners to use technology and share ideas for peacebuilding and conflict prevention. The Peace Data Analysis session at Build Peace 2015, moderated by Data-Pop Alliance Co-Director … Read More

United Nations Sustainable Development Training: Modeling Flooding Vulnerability

Data-Pop Alliance authored a training module that launched as Learning Session for the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development in June 2015 in New York City.  This training addresses the use of data in modeling, mapping, and monitoring vulnerability to climate change and includes case studies on Laos, Tanzania, Australia, South Africa, west African coastline, and New York, as well … Read More

Big Data for Peace Summer School at Leiden University

Data–Pop Alliance is official partner of the Big Data for Peace Summer School organized by the Center for Innovation’s Peace Informatics at Leiden University, in The Hague. The event took place in July 2015. The program of this 2nd edition of the Big Data Summer School is designed for professionals and students with interest in the impact of Big Data for the international peace and justice, including latest trends … Read More

UNFPA Big Data Bootcamp

Data-Pop Alliance provided technical support to UNFPA’s Big Data Bootcamp that took place at Betahaus Barcelona in February 2015.  The Bootcamp was structured around a series of presentations, group work, collective brainstorming sessions, and networking events, using a ‘design thinking’ approach to help UNFPA craft its Big Data engagement strategy for the next few years. It was led by Data-Pop Alliance’s Advisory Board member Bruce Campbell, Head of … Read More