This research focuses on the use of technology by low skilled and semi skilled workers. By drawing from findings of a number of case and design studies, it analyzes how migrants can use technology to empower their situated agency and enable them to enhance their conditions.
Data & Sustainable Development
The ensuing data revolution not only holds potential to support and inform action towards the realization of the UN Sustainable Development Goals, it also holds great potential to marginalize, exclude and misinform. This research investigates technology-supported participation of community-level actors, and building of trust, in indicators monitoring.
EQUALS is a global partnership formed by ITU and UN Women to promote gender equality in ICT access, skills and leadership. The EQUALS Research Group will ensure an evidence-based approach towards achieving the Partnership goals.
A partnership between UNU-CS and the ICT Division, Department of Field Support, will enhance technological experimentation and innovation of UN peacekeeping through support for research, participatory design principles, evaluation and the facilitation of innovation-learning networks.