UN Big Data Global Working Group

UN Global Platform Awareness

An introduction to the UN Global Platform services, global datasets, governance and regional hubs.

Course features

  • Online training
  • Access from any browser
  • Professionally developed courses
  • Non-profit organisation: Sales support development of new courses
  • Developed with the community
  • Access from anywhere
  • Self paced

Course benefits

  • Path to a globally recognised certification
  • Understand the services within the UN Global Platform
  • Understand the global datasets available within the UN Global Platform
  • Understand the UN Global Platform Hubs
  • Understand the Governance Model
  • Explain the history and context of the UN Global Platform
  • Preparation for the foundation level course


Available from October 2020.




  • 3 hours
  • Online Self Paced
  • Autumn 2020
  • English