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Designing for Children in Myanmar

Designing for Children in Myanmar: Improving Case Management Services through Design By Klaus Oberbauer, UNICEF Myanmar Innovation Lead In January 2016, the UNICEF Myanmar Child Protection section started a partnership with Point B Design + Training (Point B) to train social case managers from the Department of Social Welfare with […]


Social Impact <Coder/>, we want you

Social Impact <Coder/>, we want you

Download the complete Terms of Reference here Title: Software Developer, Consultant Location of Assignment: New York, USA Language(s) Required: English, knowledge of another official UN language is an asset Travel: Minimal travel anticipated Duration: 11.5 months Section & Unit: Office of Innovation Consultant Reporting to Senior Advisor, Innovation Rationale Want to […]


Amina, raise her hand to give answer to the question asked by the teacher in her Urdu class in UNICEF sported child friendly, Government girls elementary school, Kot Azam Khan, Kasur District, Punjab province Pakistan. Photographer: Asad Zaidi

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From 30 to 660 U-Ambassadors, follow U-Report PakAvaz’s journey

U-Report PakAvaz is UNICEF’s flagship program in Pakistan. U-Report is a free SMS-based system that allows young Pakistanis to speak out on issues within communities across the country and work together with other community leaders for positive change. Establishing U-Report in Pakistan initially, we selected thirty young individuals between the […]


Young Makers in Vietnam work to change the lives of Children with Disabilities

Young Makers in Vietnam work to change the lives of Children with Disabilities

  From June 3rd to 5th 2016, 7 teams consisting of  over 70 young people including designers, engineers, artisans, medical professionals and children with disabilities gathered on the campus of the Vietnam-German University (VGU) in Binh Duong, Vietnam to contribute to a better world. For 72 hours these youth participated […]


Star Wars: Force For Change Supports UNICEF Innovation Labs in Myanmar

Star Wars: Force For Change Supports UNICEF Innovation Labs in Myanmar

Myanmar is changing fast — and this means getting used to new and different ways of thinking. It also means new opportunities. For UNICEF, Myanmar’s transition presents an opportunity — and challenge — to meaningfully engage young people as active citizens. One important step forward has been to establish the […]


Job Opportunity:  Innovation Fund Technology & Portfolio Adviser

Job Opportunity: Innovation Fund Technology & Portfolio Adviser

Download the complete Terms of Reference here Title:  Innovation Fund Technology & Portfolio Adviser Location of Assignment: NYHQ Language (s) required: English, another UN language is an asset Travel: Travel anticipated Duration of Contract: 11.5 months; anticipated start date: 1 Sept 2016- 15 Aug 2017 Section & Unit: Office of Innovation Consultant Reporting to: Innovation Fund […]


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UNICEF calls on technology partners to provide access to data that can improve children’s lives.

On 17 July, 2016, UNICEF received an award for using innovation, data science, and real-time information to solve global goals. The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were adopted by world leaders in September 2015 to improve the lives of people everywhere, by aiming to end extreme poverty, fight inequality & injustice, […]


Job Opportunity: U-Report Consultant, (NOB), Bujumbura, Burundi

Job Opportunity: U-Report Consultant, (NOB), Bujumbura, Burundi

Download the complete Terms of Reference here Job no: 497880 Work type: Consultancy – Open to Burundian Nationals Only Location: Burundi  Categories: Communication for Development (C4D), Innovation  BACKGROUND One of the most successful initiatives to come out of UNICEF’s Innovations unit to date is the youth-led social monitoring platform U-Report. […]


Corrections and Emendations from Nethope

Corrections and Emendations from Nethope

Fredrik Winses, Director of Global Programs for Nethope, was kind enough to write back to my earlier blog post, correcting some specific wording that I had taken issue with.  I really appreciate this; it’s the type of constructive dialogue on which the internet, UNICEF’s Innovation work, and the open-source communities […]