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Chancellor of Tsinghua University Dr Chen Xu (third from left) and UNICEF Deputy Executive Director Yoka Brandt (fourth from right) shake hands after signing a long-term partnership to leverage the use of innovation, design and technology to help reach some of the world’s most disadvantaged children at a ceremony in Tsinghua campus on 21 March, 2016. UNICEF/China/2016/Wu Kaixiang

Tsinghua University and UNICEF launch innovation partnership to help reach some of the world’s most disadvantaged children

The partnership includes the establishment of the Tsinghua Global Innovation Centre for Children BEIJING, March 22, 2016 – Tsinghua University and UNICEF announced a new long-term partnership to leverage the use of innovation, design and technology, in helping to reach some of the poorest and most disadvantaged children across the world. The […]

UNICEF Jordan Internship Programme 2016

UNICEF Jordan Internship Programme 2016

UNICEF Jordan Country Office invites applications from students enrolled in Master’s programme for a full-time internship programme from 5 Jun 2016 to 11 Aug 2016. Objective: The intern will work as part of an interdisciplinary team to support a cutting edge data science project for one of UNICEF Jordan’s sector […]

By Subhashish Panigrahi (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

Why it’s important to bring 3D biofabrication and other health technologies to the most disadvantaged

A scientist’s musings at the Global Innovations for Children and Youth Summit By Sean Powell, a full-time academic at the Queensland University of Technology (https://au.linkedin.com/in/imaginethinkcreate). He spoke at the “Start Up to Scale Up Summit,” organized by UNICEF and the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland on 9-10 November. You […]

Young Innovators to Watch Featured at Tsinghua UNICEF Youth Innovation Forum

Young Innovators to Watch Featured at Tsinghua UNICEF Youth Innovation Forum

The inaugural Tsinghua-UNICEF Youth Innovation Forum, held on 18-19 October 2015 in Beijing, ignited forward-looking conversations and helped build networks between young people from China and the global South as well as private sector and development partners for responding to the needs of the world’s most disadvantaged children and contributing to […]