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Analytics and Business Intelligence

"Data are the lifeblood of decision-making and the raw material for accountability."

Report of the Secretary-General’s Independent Expert Advisory Group on a Data Revolution for Sustainable Development.

Vast amounts of useful information and data are generated by the United Nations system, however the general public as well as UN personnel struggle to locate it and benefit from it in meaningful ways. Data Analytics and Business Intelligence bring tools for finding, analyzing and visualizing the work done by the Organization. Some examples are shown below:

MODELLING TOOLS FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

A collaboration between the UN-DESA, OICT, and the academic sector to produce and share opensource modelling tools for sustainable development.

PARTNER TRADE CONCENTRATION

The International Trade Statistics Yearbook is issued in two volumes which are prepared at different points of the year. This visualization is an interactive supplement to Volume I.

SECURITY COUNCIL RESOLUTION RELATIONSHIPS

Explore voting records and mandates as documented in security council resolutions.

SECURITY COUNCIL RESOLUTION REFERENCES

This data visualization shows how security council resolutions reference each other in official documents.

UNITED NATIONS SEARCH

Can't find what you are looking for? State of the art search-engine technology is now available to all entities in the UN system.

UN PERSONNEL COMPOSITION

Visualization of Secretariat staff and related entities of the United Nations system by appointment type (Permanent/continuing, fixed-term, Temporary, or Indefinite) and category (P+, G+, or FS).Data extracted from the Report of the Secretary-General, A/67/329.

CENTRAL ICT BUDGET FLOW

Three ways to slice the Overall IT Budget, 2014-15. Budget figures are annualized for this report.

 

REGULAR BUDGET DRILL-DOWN

Budget appropriations for the biennium 2012-2013, by budget, part, and section (USD Millions).