COVID-19 Data and Innovation Centre

The coronavirus pandemic exposed a myriad of vulnerabilities throughout the world and added an extra layer of difficulty to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals. 

The COVID-19 Data & Innovation Centre produces data-driven knowledge that informs decision-makers and provides evidence for resources to flow where they are critically needed. The Centre brings knowledge from the South to the world.


COVID-19 Data & Innovation Centre: Visualize the effects of the pandemic and the potential solutions

In partnership with the UN COVID-19 Multi-Partner Trust Fund and support from the Tableau Foundation, Cepei created the COVID-19 Data & Innovation Centre, a platform to share experiences, knowledge, innovative strategies, and recommendations through data visualizations.

Webinar – Launch| What is the COVID-19 Data & Innovation Centre?

On December 3rd we launched our COVID-19 Data and Innovation Centre through a webinar that brought together great personalities from around the world. Watch the video of our launch here!

ICESI University from Cali and Cepei sign a cooperation agreement to generate knowledge and confront the pandemic better

Considering the important role that academia and research play in generating knowledge to face the COVID-19 pandemic,  Icesi University from Cali and the Centro Estratégico de Pensamiento Internacional (Cepei) announced they have established a cooperation agreement.

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Why create a COVID-19 Data and Innovation Centre

In 2020, Cepei created the Data and Innovation COVID-19 Centre to deliver information, evidence, knowledge, innovation strategies, territorial requirements, and policy recommendations to the UN COVID-19 Multi-Partner Trust Fund in their purpose of strengthening response and recovery actions in the Global South. The Centre aims to:

  • Give academia, CSO and other stakeholders a voice in the reopening pathway in all countries.
  • Open up the dialogue through data.
  • Track resources, analysis and has access to missing, privileged information.
  • Shine a spotlight on immediate needs, response strategies, and how these interact with pre-existing vulnerabilities.
  • Provide better information on impact to donors.