Responsible Data

Becky Band Jain, Centre for Humanitarian Data

The COVID-19 pandemic hasn’t stopped the UNOCHA Centre for Humanitarian Data from informing and training humanitarians on data literacy.

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Reinventing How COVID-19 Data Is Shared

As the spread of disinformation continues, CSOs and academic institutions are developing new ways to share data about the pandemic.

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Technology as a Strategic Tool for Moving Forward

A new guide from the Technology Association of Grantmakers, NetHope, NTEN, and TechSoup positions technology as a tool for overcoming adversity.

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Civic Freedom and the Pandemic

An alliance of CSOs and activists made recommendations to governments in response to “serious concerns about the state of civic space.”

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Creating a New Global Standard for Privacy and Location Sharing

A geolocation system developed by citizen scientists could provide potentially life-saving data without eroding the right to privacy.

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Location Privacy: How Protected Are We?

Public Lab is developing a set of tools based on “location blurring,” a new system that would mitigate the abuse of big tech surveillance.

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The State of Open Humanitarian Data 2020

A new report from the Centre for Humanitarian Data aims to increase awareness of data that is available and missing across humanitarian operations.

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Data Is Going Local, Thanks to Human-Centered Design

Data advocate Heather Leson explains how local communities will help bring IFRC’s Data Playbook to life.

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Data Incidents: Design With Responsibility in Mind

Stuart Campo and Jos Berens of UNOCHA explain how organizations can manage effectively when data goes wrong.

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When Choosing Digital Tools, Consider Context

Laura Guzman of The Engine Room reveals the most important factor in choosing the right digital tools for your organization.

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