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Iranian experts from public and private sectors come together to form the country’s first ever ‘Innovation for Children Initiative’ with UNICEF support

On Monday 25th June 2018, a very diverse range of enthusiastic individuals came together in Tehran to exchange ideas on finding innovative solutions for problems facing children and adolescents in Iran. More than 120 experts from a variety of government bodies, civil society, UN and the private sector including start-up […]

Cynthia McCaffrey, director of the Office of Global Innovation at the United
Nations Children's Fund. Photo by: UNICEF

Innovation at UNICEF: Do it for the kids

Written By Catherine Cheney. The original story was published in Devex on 30 March 2018. Access original article here. SAN FRANCISCO — Ask about the leaders in innovation for international development, and you are likely to hear about the United Nations Children’s Fund, in part because it launched its innovation unit […]

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UNICEF Innovate: 2018 Davos Roundup

23-26 January , 2018 – UNICEF Innovation Futures Lead & WEF Global Future Council on Human Rights chair – Erica Kochi joins world leaders, industry experts, and changemakers at Davos 2018’s “Creating a Shared Future in a Fractured World” to discuss the opportunities and implications of  emerging technologies — and the responsibility […]

UNICEF Innovation Fund: IDEASIS

UNICEF Innovation Fund: IDEASIS

On 08 Dec 2017, the UNICEF Innovation Fund announces 6 new investments in open source technology solutions – IDEASIS is among one of six new portfolio companies to receive investment. The UNICEF Innovation Fund invests in technology start-ups from developing markets that are working on open source solutions to improve […]

UNICEF INNOVATION FUND: RedCrow

UNICEF INNOVATION FUND: RedCrow

On 08 Dec 2017, the UNICEF Innovation Fund announces 6 new investments in open source technology solutions – RedCrow is among one of six new portfolio companies to receive investment. The UNICEF Innovation Fund invests in technology start-ups from developing markets that are working on open source solutions to improve children’s lives. […]

UNICEF INNOVATION FUND: Autonomous Systems Research

UNICEF INNOVATION FUND: Autonomous Systems Research

On 08 Dec 2017, the UNICEF Innovation Fund announces 6 new investments in open source technology solutions – Autonomous Systems Research is among one of six new portfolio companies to receive investment. The UNICEF Innovation Fund invests in technology start-ups from developing markets that are working on open source solutions to […]