Responsible Data Guidelines – Additional resources

Ethical Considerations When Using Geospatial Technologies for Evidence Generation

By UNICEF | 2018

The use of geospatial technologies and resulting data needs to be critically assessed through an ethical lens prior to implementation of programmes, analyses or partnerships. This paper examines the benefits, risks and ethical considerations when undertaking evidence generation using geospatial technologies. It is supplemented by a checklist that may be used as a practical tool to support reflection on the ethical use of geospatial technologies.

Topic(s): Ethics, Geospatial Information
Type of resource: Article, Guidelines, principles and best practices, Methods, techniques and tools

This document is a suggested additional resource in our Responsible Data Guidelines.