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Gender Data Lab for Increased Gender Data Availability

The Gender Data Lab (GDL) initiative aims to establish a dedicated team within existing government structures, such as National Statistical Offices, to accelerate gender data availability and promote evidence-based policymaking.


Data to Policy Network

The Data to Policy Network, a collaborative effort between UNDP and UNOSSC, connects a global community of policymakers and fosters knowledge sharing on how to harness emerging data sources for evidence-based policymaking.

UN Global Pulse

DISHA initiative – Data Insights for Social and Humanitarian Action

Disha is a multi-partner initiative that aims to accelerate ethical and responsible access to data and AI solutions to unlock social impact at scale.


Environmental action planning and performance software: eAPP

The environment action planning and performance software (eAPP) collects information on environmental risks, impacts and performance across 400+ peacekeeping sites globally in a consistent and reliable way. The software brings together all elements of UN 2.0: Collecting data and providing and communicating analysis to senior leadership and external partners; providing strategic foresight by enabling a data-driven and a results-based approach to planning and target setting; leveraging the existing digital transformation (Umoja, EFMS, GIS, SMART metering) and providing innovative fit for purpose solutions to mainstream environment within existing systems and processes, and incorporating the psychological aspects of environmental behaviour in order to incentivise environmental action and ambition. Developed by OICT, DOS and peacekeeping missions.


City Resilience Diagnostic Tool: Reducing Urban Risks

With rapid urbanization, the City Resilience Diagnostic Tool, supported by UNITAC, equips cities to analyze vulnerabilities, anticipate potential shocks, and improve resilience, fostering livable environments for all.


Enhanced Data for Urban Planning in Brazil

Revolutionizing Maceió’s urban planning via enhanced data tools, mitigating under-representation and exclusion in informal settlements amidst urbanization and pandemic demands.


Data Hub: the World’s Richest Source of ICT Statistics

Track the digital transformation with the ITU DataHub, featuring hundreds of ICT indicators on connectivity, markets, affordability, trust governance, and sustainability. Find, compare, and download data for nearly 200 economies.


Resilient Settlements: Climate-Proofing the Vulnerable

Using data analysis and community engagement, this project identifies vulnerable villages in Lao PDR. A climate change assessment informs resilient infrastructure construction, enhancing resilience in rural and urban settlements.


Global Broadband Mapping Empowers Connectivity Solutions

Global Broadband Mapping tracks connectivity demand, identifies gaps, aiding countries in assessing infrastructure, wired/wireless availability for connecting key facilities.


Dive into Heritage

Comprehensive online platform showcasing spatial and three-dimensional data on cultural heritage sites.


UNCTADstat Data Centre

UNCTADstat is UNCTAD’s central hub coordinating statistical activities, promoting data use as a strategic asset, and offering open-source access to global statistics.


Pan-Asian Partnership for tracking air pollution

A new dataset for air pollution produced from the first environmental monitoring geostationary satellite is now publicly available.


Harnessing Data for Effective Humanitarian Response Somalia

The Post Return Monitoring Network analyzes displacement data in Somalia from conflict, flooding, and disasters. It predicts trends and informs humanitarian and government response effectively.


Transhumance Tracking Tool (TTT)

IOM’s TTT monitors transhumance flows, conflicts, and events to assist governments in supporting displaced and vulnerable populations in West Africa. It relies on a network of 750,000 sentinels and data collection in 10 countries.


Monitoring Global Hunger in Real-time

HungerMap provides an interactive global hunger monitoring system to help assess, monitor and predict the magnitude and severity of hunger in near real-time.


Employment and Social Protection Regulations

ILO provided the required infrastructure to implement a recording and notification system for occupational accidents and diseases in Guyana.


Forecasting Response: OCHA’s Proactive Strategy

OCHA uses predictive analytics for anticipatory action, reducing humanitarian impacts of forecasted disasters through faster, more cost-effective responses.


CEPALSTAT: the Statistical Powerhouse for Latin America

Explore CEPALSTAT, ECLAC’s comprehensive gateway to Latin America and Caribbean statistical data, offering interactive tables, maps, charts, key indicators, and more for diverse data users.


Mapping Peace: Empowering Change with Vriddhi

Vriddhi uses GIS tech to aid national capacities & CSOs in conflict resolution. Provides advanced mapping & data security, boosting advocacy & security operations.


Datadot: The New Home for Health Data

Datadot ( is an accessible, trusted and actionable source for the full breadth of the world’s health data.


DiCRA: Analytics for Climate Resilience

Data in Climate Resilient Agriculture (DiCRA) is a collaborative geospatial platform which provides open access to key geospatial datasets pertinent to climate resilient agriculture.


Displacement Data for Policy-making

The Joint Data Center is a collaborative platform for data sharing and analysis on displaced people to inform evidence-based policy-making.


Learning Data Toolkit

A resource hub for decision makers, local stakeholders, and other education advocates to access an emerging set of methodologies and tools to link international and national assessments to one another and to SDG 4 targets.


Driving Sustainable Smart Cities Worldwide

The U4SSC initiative coordinates global efforts, supported by 19 UN entities, to guide cities in achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals through information exchange, partnership building, and KPI evaluation.

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