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In 2015, the Chief Executives Board identified four initiatives to enable the UN to harness the power of the “Data Revolution” for Sustainable Development. UNICEF and WFP were jointly tasked to lead one of these initiatives, the Data Innovation Lab. [Read more...]

Five workshops take participants through a lifecycle of a data project:
Final workshop will discuss scaling up learnings to the wider UN audience.
1
Craft a Vision of the Future: What Could Be...?
Lead Agencies
UNICEF & WFP
Hosting Partner
Singularity University
12 - 13 May 2016
2
Build a Data Strategy - Match Challenges with Data Solutions
Lead Agencies
UNDP & United Nations Global Pulse
Hosting Partner
Microsoft Technology Center
22 - 23 Sep 2016
3
Explore Data Partnerships - Collaborate with Academia and the Private Sector
Lead Agencies
United Nations Global Pulse & WFP
Hosting Partner
Dimension Data
19 - 20 Jan 2017
4
Make Data Meaningful - Make the Invisible, Visible
Lead Agencies
UNDP , UNFPA & UNICEF
Hosting Partner
University of Nairobi
13 - 14 Mar 2017
5
Support Data-Driven Decision Making - Leverage Data Analytics
Lead Agencies
UNICEF & UNHCR
Hosting Partner
CERN
06 - 07 Jun 2017
6
Master Workshop - Design for the Data Future
Lead Agencies
UNICEF & WFP
To Be Confirmed

We welcomed speakers and data experts from the following companies

Leading Team

Robert Opp
Director of Innovation and Change Management
World Food Programme (WFP)
Christopher Fabian
Co-Founder, Innovation
United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF)
Johanna Jochim
Special Projects Manager
World Food Programme (WFP)
Christopher Szymczak
Event, VR Lead
United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF)

Co-leading Team

Miguel Luengo-Oroz
Global Pulse
Benjamin Kumpf
UNDP
Serge Kapto
UNDP
Sabrina Juran
UNFPA
Kim Roberson
UNHCR
Souleymane Gueye
UNHCR