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Europe Should Promote Data for Social Good

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Data-driven innovations have the power to address some of the most pressing social challenges in Europe. While many government and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) are using data in their attempts to tackle a range of social issues from high unemployment to the refugee crisis, more can be done. To accelerate progress, public and private-sector leaders should take steps to collect data on disadvantaged populations, facilitate cross-sector collaboration on data projects for social good, and implement policies that encourage data use, reuse, and sharing in support of social goals.
Keywords: 
Data-Driven Innovation, Data, Cross-Border Data Flows, Social Development, Digital Life
Country of publication: 
United States
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Publication date: 
Monday, October 3, 2016
Number of pages: 
22