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Job Opportunity: Deputy Innovation Ventures, New York, USA

Job Opportunity: Deputy Innovation Ventures, New York, USA

Download the complete Terms of Reference here Type of Appointment: Temporary Appointment Level: L-4 Duty station: New York, USA Background UNICEF’s Office of Innovation focuses on identifying, prototyping and scaling open source solutions that improve children’s access to information, opportunity and choice. Divided into three teams, the Office focuses on […]



Innovations Field Diary: Overcoming a constant fear in Mukuru Nyayo, Nairobi

Innovations Field Diary: Overcoming a constant fear in Mukuru Nyayo, Nairobi

  Mukuru, Nairobi, 16 April 2016 – Fire sensors is not the first thing I would think of as a necessary innovation for Nairobi’s sprawling informal communities. Probably not even among the top ten needs I would have considered. After a recent visit to Mukuru, however, I was convinced otherwise. […]


UNICEF Innovation Team Spotlight: Aboubacar Kampo

UNICEF Innovation Team Spotlight: Aboubacar Kampo

Aboubacar Kampo, Chief of Health, Abuja Nigeria   Tell us a bit about your background. I am from Mali but consider myself more as a world citizen as I was born and raised in Germany, studied in Mali, Russia, Ukraine and USA and have lived studied and worked in over […]



Job opportunity: 4 eTools Rollout Support Specialist positions

Job opportunity: 4 eTools Rollout Support Specialist positions

Download the complete Terms of Reference here Level: P3/NOC Duty Stations 4 opportunities are available based in the following duty stations: 1. Dakar 2. Nairobi 3. Amman 4. Bangkok or Kathmandu Background UNICEF’s role in planning, measuring, tracking, and reporting results for children requires the ability to gather, integrate, and share information between multiple […]




Young Innovators Series: Bujar Dujaka, 23, funded a Creative Centre in Cermjan, Kosovo to give young people opportunities

Young Innovators Series: Bujar Dujaka, 23, funded a Creative Centre in Cermjan, Kosovo to give young people opportunities

By Pilar Lagos Name: Bujar Dujaka Age: 23 City of Origin: Kodrali, Gjakovë, Kosovo Project/Facebook page: Qendra Kreative Cermjan It took me less than five minutes to realize that Bujar Dujaka is one special young innovator with a bright future ahead. He doesn’t speak English fluently and still agreed to […]