Data & Sustainable Development
Data has potential not only to support action towards the SDGs, but also to marginalize, exclude and misinform. This project investigates mechanisms towards grassroots data enablement and building trust in data.
EQUALS is a global partnership of governments, private sector leaders, NGOs, communities, and individuals collaborating to promote gender equality in ICT access, skills, and leadership. The EQUALS Research Group ensures an evidence-based approach towards achieving the Partnership goals.
Crossmedia Monitoring During Critical Events
With this research we aim to understand the role of online media and platforms as people use them to report incidents during critical events. We are also developing methods and tools, like the software Aggie.
A partnership between UNU-CS and the ICT Division, Department of Field Support, will enhance technological experimentation and innovation of UN peacekeeping through support for research, participatory design principles, evaluation and the facilitation of innovation-learning networks.