Originally published in the NetHope Solutions Center blog on 22 April 2015, by Emma Schwartz, who provides communications support for NetHope. Listen to the webinar recording here During the September 2014 UN General Assembly meetings, UNICEF announced its investment in an open source communication platform called RapidPro to enhance real-time information flow in […]
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By Salma Muhammed and Caroline Barebwoha UNICEF Nigeria and its partners officially launched U-Report on 29 April 2015, a year after its inception with close to 200,000 registered users. The event took place at the Federal Palace Hotel, Victoria Island Lagos and was hosted by Nigeria’s very own Toke Makinwa […]
In conjunction with the launch of the Global Innovation Centre and Innovation Fund, check out all of the innovations — from start-up to scale-up — that UNICEF Country Offices, Innovation Labs and partners are working on. Download it here.
“I spent over 70-hours traveling for a two-day visit, and it was worth every minute,” I told my colleagues when I returned from Burundi. My February visit to UNICEF Burundi left me inspired, encouraged and eager to make a difference with the help of the engineering students whom I teach […]
March 31, 2015, a diverse group of investors, entrepreneurs and practitioners gathered at a roundtable at UNICEF New York headquarters. The roundtable kicked off conversations around “the financing and business models for renewable energy solutions in sub-Saharan Africa.” Rhys Marsh, an energy investor by trade and a member of a […]
By Sergiy Prokhorov Anam wraps a shawl around her shoulder and covers her face as she tells me about her day-to-day work as a Communication Network (COMNet) social mobiliser. She works in Pakistani communities which are most at risk for the polio virus in the Punjab province. Anam helps vaccinators […]
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Terms of Reference WordPress Developer UNICEF Innovation Unit Duration of Contract: 6 months Duty Station: San Francisco Background Since 2007 UNICEF has been a global leader in leveraging technology to advance development goals. Innovation work at UNICEF currently exists as a highly distributed network of labs, designers, developers, program managers, […]
UNICEF Innovation is excited to see our partner IntraHealth receive the Grand Challenge Award from USAID for developing mHero to support the Ebola response. The below article was originally published on March 20, 2015 on IntraHealth.org. To see original post, click here. — IntraHealth International is among the 15 organizations to […]