ODE Updates: Volume X

| 1 October 2022

1. Check out NITI Aayog’s National Data and Analytics Platform (NDAP) – a user-friendly web platform that aggregates and hosts datasets from across India’s vast statistical infrastructure to help young researchers and students conduct evidence-based research.

2. This policy brief by the UN DESA argues that for realizing the SDG Agenda, there is a need for the creation, adoption and governance of digital public goods (DPGs), and for greater stakeholder involvement in these processes, particularly from the youth.

3. In this survey, Observer Research Foundation attempts to assess how India’s youth understands and relates to technology’s role in their lives. They find that the values of individual privacy, national sovereignty and security, and economic well-being are of particular importance to young people in the country.

4. In this opinion piece published by Economic Times, Aparajita Bharti and Nikhil Iyer highlight the need for upcoming privacy legislation to consider the unique status of children and balance their rights with online safety to mitigate online risks and harms.

5. This guide published by UNICEF includes a collection of cases, templates and resources to support accelerators in their efforts to encourage and support young entrepreneurs to develop and scale DPGs that can address a wide range of challenges.