Originally posted on UNICEF USA on May 8, 2015. UNICEF’s new Global Innovation Centre and Innovation Fund will accelerate programs that help solve the world’s toughest problems for kids. That teen glued to her cell phone in Liberia might be using it to pass on lifesaving information about the Ebola virus. […]
Global Innovation Centre (GIC)
Originally published in SABC News on 8 May 2015 by Sherwin Bryce-Pease. To read the article, click here. A collaboration between the United Nations Children’s Fund (Unicef) and Rhodes University could revolutionise the manner in which diagnostic testing related to HIV/AIDS is done in the field. UNICEF’s Global Innovation Centre […]
May 08, 2015 New York, USA – The Philips Foundation has extended its partnership with UNICEF as one of the 5 founding partners and steering committee member of the UNICEF Global Innovation Centre (GIC). The GIC based in Nairobi, Kenya is designed to build scale and accelerate innovations that will […]
Originally published in the NetHope Solutions Center blog on 22 April 2015, by Emma Schwartz, who provides communications support for NetHope. Listen to the webinar recording here During the September 2014 UN General Assembly meetings, UNICEF announced its investment in an open source communication platform called RapidPro to enhance real-time information flow in […]
In conjunction with the launch of the Global Innovation Centre and Innovation Fund, check out all of the innovations — from start-up to scale-up — that UNICEF Country Offices, Innovation Labs and partners are working on. Download it here.