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Job Opportunity: Interaction Designer, Office of Innovation

Job Opportunity: Interaction Designer, Office of Innovation

Role: Interaction Designer Location: Office of Innovation Work Type: Consultancy Duration: 11.5 months Duty Station: New York Headquarters If you are a committed, creative professional and are passionate about making a lasting difference for children, the world’s leading children’s rights organization would like to hear from you. For 70 years, UNICEF […]

Art Center College of Design partners with UNICEF Mexico – bringing design and technology to issues within international development.

Art Center College of Design partners with UNICEF Mexico – bringing design and technology to issues within international development.

By: Sean Donahue, Elizabeth Chin, and Jaime Archundia Implementing innovation for children requires understanding the complexities and intricacies of a child’s life – what are their needs, interests, and concerns, how do they interact, and in which ecosystems are their actions embedded? Another important question is whether they have access […]

Flying high over Malawi: My time working with drones

Flying high over Malawi: My time working with drones

The original story was published in medium.com/unicef_malawi on 16 March 2017. View the original article here. This written reflection is by Matthias Boyen, a UN Volunteer working as HIV/AIDS support project officer with UNICEF Malawi. Living and working in Malawi has always been exciting. As a student in conflict and development, […]

Sharing the methodology and key learnings of the BICU Innovation Camps in Nicaragua

Sharing the methodology and key learnings of the BICU Innovation Camps in Nicaragua

By Emmanuel Michaud, UNICEF Nicaragua During 2016 and the beginning of 2017, BICU Innovation Laboratory supported by UNICEF Nicaragua organized three innovation camps implemented in rural and marginalized communities of the Nicaraguan Caribbean Coast: Pearl Lagoon, Kukra Hill, and Kukra River. These 3-day camps were open to the entire community but […]

Telefónica joins UNICEF’s “Magic Box” initiative to drive the use of Big Data for Social Good

Telefónica joins UNICEF’s “Magic Box” initiative to drive the use of Big Data for Social Good

Telefónica Press Release  MWC, Barcelona, February 28th, 2017.- Telefónica announced its collaboration with UNICEF through their Magic Box initiative – a Big Data for Social Good platform which collects real-time data, combining and analysing aggregated and anonymised data from private sector companies. Magic Box was launched in 2014, when it […]

Volunteer Opportunity: Internship – Office of Innovation, UNICEF

Volunteer Opportunity: Internship – Office of Innovation, UNICEF

Title: Intern Organizational Unit: Office of Innovation Location: New York or San Francisco Duration: 5 June 2017 – 11 August 2017 Organizational Context and Purpose Innovation at UNICEF is driven by an interdisciplinary team of individuals around the world tasked with identifying, prototyping, and scaling technologies and practices that strengthen […]