Event Date: 2021-11-02 to 2021-11-02
Event Time: 2:30 pm - 3:15 pm
This session brings together experts on community-driven data approaches. Together with our virtual audience, we want to discuss the added value and ongoing challenges of data-driven approaches that aim to support marginalised groups.
The session will take place under Global Perspectives’ strategic pillar “De-concentrating Data and Digitalisation”:
Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, digitalisation and data usage have grown rapidly, increasing global gaps in terms of education and services. At the same time, CSOs around the world continue gathering data from marginalised groups for advocacy and influencing government decisions. How can CSOs work collectively, effectively and ethically with citizen-generated and open data to give power to marginalised groups? What are the moral and practical questions around the gathering and use of this data? How can CSOs build from and strengthen civic tech initiatives, or help disrupt the concentration and potential misuse of data by powerful private companies, states and non-state actors?
The session will be moderated by Stefan Jungcurt (International Institute for Sustainable Development) and speakers include Besinati Mpepo (World Vision International), Daniel Calarco (Instituto Igarapé, Brazil) and Linh Phuong Nguyen (Management and Sustainable Development Institute, Vietnam.)