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From statistics on ESG investing to the SDGs, the U.N. and numerous other international organizations offer a wide range of data sets and services.
Proportion of voting rights in international organizations, with only small changes over time to reflect agreement on suspension and negotiated changes.
Share of parties to international multilateral environmental agreements on hazardous waste and other chemicals that meet their reporting commitments.
Share of members of international organizations defined as developing countries.
There have been almost 15 million deaths related to the COVID-19 pandemic — more than twice the official death toll — according to new estimates.
If Russia’s invasion of Ukraine becomes a long drawn-out war it would erase almost two decades of prosperty-building, according to UNDP data estimates.
Government efforts to fight the pandemic include just one woman for every three men on average, according to UNDP, which urged more gender equality.
Ten million pages scanned, five million more to go. The project to digitize the former League of Nations’ entire archives by 2022 has hit the two-thirds mark.
The U.N. human rights office acknowledged it suffered a sophisticated cyber attack last year, but said all of its sensitive and confidential data were safe.
U.N. investigators urged an inquiry into the Saudi crown prince’s alleged role in hacking the phone of Amazon CEO and Washington Post owner Jeff Bezos.
Negotiators announced a deal on new radio frequency standards for 5G technology, despite worries it may negatively impact climate and weather forecasting.
When an underwater cable severed, Tonga lost internet access for nearly two weeks, an incident that illustrates some of the risks a U.N. group is examining.
The tech sector came under pressure for more regulation with the Japanese prime minister’s promise to lead creation of a new system for data oversight.
International organizations want governments and tech companies to adopt a human rights declaration for artificial intelligence and machine learning.
Artificial intelligence will be examined as a potential tool of sustainable development by international organizations, tech giants and academics.
As telecoms hurtle down a racecourse towards 5-G wireless technology, U.N. technical experts function as race directors working behind the starting gates.
A decade after its invention, blockchain technology is inspiring the launch of new international organizations and potential new uses.