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Job Opportunity: Product Innovation Manager (Emerging Challenges)

Job Opportunity: Product Innovation Manager (Emerging Challenges)

Role: Product Innovation Manager (Emerging Challenges), P-4, #102949 FT in MSFIC, UNICEF Supply Division, CPH, Denmark Job Number: 517565 | Vacancy Link Locations: Denmark Work Type: Fixed Term Staff Purpose for the job: The Product Innovation Manager (Emerging Challenges) will be responsible for develop shaping and executing a strategy to drive R&D and […]

UNICEF staff at work on second sample evaluation at SD in Copenhagen Photo Credit UNICEF F.Gabellini

Creating better products for children through co-creation with industry: An interview with Bo Sorensen on the Emergency Multi-Purpose Tents project

What is the emergency multi-purpose tents project about?   In emergency situations, such as natural disasters or conflicts, UNICEF uses multi-purpose tents to serve numerous functions, including schools, child-friendly spaces, health clinics, and ablution units. We launched this project in response to feedback suggesting that the tents were not meeting their […]

Job Opportunity: Evidence and Innovation Scaling Strategist

Job Opportunity: Evidence and Innovation Scaling Strategist

Role: Evidence and Innovation Scaling Strategist Job Number: 517560 | Vacancy Link Locations: Headquarters Locations: United States Work Type :Consultancy Duration: 110 days over 11.5 months Duty Station: Remote UNICEF works in some of the world’s toughest places, to reach the world’s most disadvantaged children. To save their lives. To defend their […]

UNICEF and partners participate in the State Emergency Service training simulation in Almaty to prepare for the launch of Kazakhstan’s #drone corridor. Photo: ©AnnaStativkina / @UNICEF

UNICEF in collaboration with the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan establishes two Drone testing corridors in Kazakhstan.

ASTANA, Kazakhstan/NEW YORK, 22 October 2018 – The Government of Kazakhstan and UNICEF launched a joint initiative for testing unmanned aircraft systems (UAS/also known as drones) for emergency preparedness and response at two designated Drone Testing Corridors. Today in Astana, the capital of Kazakhstan, UNICEF representative Yuri Oksamitniy and the […]

Global Meeting of entrepreneurs: Discovering cutting-edge innovations

Global Meeting of entrepreneurs: Discovering cutting-edge innovations

Reflections by: Moses Gichanga, Founder & Lead Engineer, Autonomous Systems Research (ASR). ASR is part of the UNICEF Innovation Fund’s portfolio of startups working on open source solutions to improve children’s lives. ASR is a multidisciplinary research group specializing in engineering research and its use in tackling conservation, humanitarian and other issues. […]