Workshop: Intro to Data Literacy
OHRM and OICT organized a panel discussion on 11 March 2015 about how data visualisation is currently supporting the work of the United Nations and how managers can better utilise various assets for their programmes. The three presenters highlighted data visualization best practices from their various departments: Department of Peacekeeping Operations, Department of Economic and Social Affairs, and Department of Political Affairs.
Christina Goodness, Chief, Peacekeeping Information Management Unit, DPKO-DFS
Markie Muryawan, Chief of International Merchandise Trade Statistics Section, DESA
Simone Eymann, Political Affairs Officer, DPA
Thomas Neufing, Chief Learning, Leadership and Organizational Development, OHRM
Lambert Hogenhout, Chief, Analytics, Partnerships and Innovation, OICT
50+ participants received an overview of current uses of data visualization and exposure to new ideas.