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Job Opportunity: Coordinator for the Innovation Fund, Office of Innovation, New York, USA

Job Opportunity: Coordinator for the Innovation Fund, Office of Innovation, New York, USA

Role: Coordinator for the Innovation Fund | Vacancy Link Locations: New York Headquarters, United States Work Type: Consultancy Duration: 11.5 months The UNICEF Innovation Fund has been specifically designed to finance early stage, open-source technology that can benefit children. The core motivation of the Innovation Fund is to identify “clusters” or […]

U-Report Côte d’Ivoire responding to emergency

U-Report Côte d’Ivoire responding to emergency

Technology and young people assisting communities Authors: Sophie Chavanel, Head of Communications, UNICEF Côte d’Ivoire and Daniel Ouedraogo, Youth Engagement Strategist, UNICEF Côte d’Ivoire. Natural disasters can have devastating effects in urban areas. In many countries, such as Côte d’Ivoire, during rainy season, intense rainfall can cause floods, landslides and it is […]

Progress so far around School mapping visualization tool for Colombia. UNICEF/Innovations/2018

Unlocking the power of data for social good in Colombia

Written by: Viviana Cañon Tamayo, UNICEF Colombia  With the technical assistance of UNICEF’s Office of Innovation in New York and the financial support of the Innovation Fund, Colombia’s Country Office is currently developing three potential uses of Big/New Data Analysis: school mapping, natural disasters, and epidemics. By using and combining […]

About us: UNICEF Innovation

About us: UNICEF Innovation

    What We Do UNICEF’s Office of Innovation works with partners – and through UNICEF’s network of global problem solvers – to tackle the big challenges and take advantage of the big opportunities facing the world’s children. Focusing on where new markets meet vital needs, we’ve partnered with leaders […]

Job Opportunity: Portfolio Strategist – UNICEF Innovation, New York (Re-advertisement)

Job Opportunity: Portfolio Strategist – UNICEF Innovation, New York (Re-advertisement)

Role: Portfolio Strategist (re-advertisment) Job Number: 511563 | Vacancy Link Locations: NYHQ, United States Work Type: Consultancy Duration:11.5 months How can you make a difference? The UNICEF Innovation Fund has been specifically designed to finance early stage, open-source technology that can benefit children. The core motivation of the Innovation Fund is to identify […]

A Zimbabwe Government extension worker updates the status of a borehole in Chikomba district, 118 km south of the capital, Harare. ©Ministry of Environment, Water & Climate, Zimbabwe/2018

Reaching the Hardest-to-Reach: Accelerating the Delivery of Water and Sanitation Services through Real-time Monitoring (RTM) in Zimbabwe

By Moreblessing Munyaka, Aidan Cronin, Raquel Wexler Learning how to scale innovations Rural communities in Zimbabwe can now more quickly report water and sanitation (WASH) service deficiencies directly to government and obtain the services they need, thanks to UNICEF’s support to the Government of Zimbabwe’s national real-time monitoring systems and […]