Using digital data to better protect vulnerable populations

Laying the groundwork for Pulse Lab Kampala

In today's digital world, new data is being generated by just about everything we do – calling a friend, making a purchase, using the internet to access information – they all leave a digital trail.

UN Global Pulse is an innovative initiative of UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon that seeks to analyze such data to get a better understanding of changes in human well-being.

Zazie Schafer, Deputy Director of UN Global Pulse, says this information can be used to make development more "agile".

She explains to Gerry Adams what she means.

Duration: 2’13″

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