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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 […]

U-Report Uganda wins prestigious Global Award

U-Report Uganda wins prestigious Global Award

By Catherine N Makumbi, Communication Specialist UNICEF Uganda U-report from Uganda ranked into the world’s top 40 in mobile content excellence, shining a light on mobile innovation in the m-Government & Participation category. Amidst the world’s best mobile application developers U-report was honoured with the global UN-based World Summit Award […]

Idibon Supports UNICEF to Provide Natural Language Processing to SMS-Based Social Monitoring Systems in Africa

Originally published February 9, 2015 on Business Wire. To see original release, click here. SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Idibon announces a collaboration with UNICEF to provide scalable natural language processing and analytics to their U-report applications. U-report applications leverage UNICEF’s open source RapidPro platform, which empowers governments to deliver valuable real-time information and connect communities to available […]

Youth in Liberia use phones to battle [life after] Ebola

Originally published on CCTV News February 1, 2015. Click here to view the full news segment. Hear how teenagers are using uReport via their mobile phones to share their voices and opinions about life after Ebola. Teens who have survived Ebola now have to overcome a long list of difficult […]

Global mHealth Forum Confronted by Top Health Concerns from Citizens Living in the Global South

Global mHealth Forum Confronted by Top Health Concerns from Citizens Living in the Global South

By Laura Raney (Co-Founder – mHealth Working Group) and Sean Blaschke (UNICEF) Participants at the inaugural Global mHealth Forum, co-located with the mHealth Summit in DC, held during the week of December 8th in Washington DC, discussed a number of pressing public health opportunities, issues, and challenges – including emerging […]

El ébola se combate casa por casa

El ébola se combate casa por casa

By JOSÉ NARANJO; Originally published in El Pais November 11, 2014 La ferretería de Darius Johnson da directamente a la única calle del barrio, una estrecha lengua de asfalto que serpentea entre un amasijo de casas autoconstruidas de forma anárquica y tan juntas unas de otras que, vistas desde arriba, parecen compartir un […]