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Invitation: FAILFaire – Fail to Scale

Invitation: FAILFaire – Fail to Scale

We are pleased to invite you to FAILFaire “Fail to Scale”, a discussion on the importance of acknowledging, learning from, and celebrating the role of failure in order to improve our development and humanitarian efforts. Join us on Tuesday, November 19th from 17:00‐19:30 at The U. S. Fund for UNICEF, […]

Job opportunity: RFP for institutional contractor: Education Management Information System in South Sudan

This institutional consultancy will support the Education Management Information System (EMIS) in South Sudan. The South Sudan EMIS 2014-2015 shall include four main pillars: Data collection, seeking to improve accuracy and timeliness of the collected data by building on experience to-date and the existing EMIS system Capacity development, to enhance […]

Job opportunity: Innovation Project Manager, Uganda

UNICEF Supply Division is seeking a consultant as “Innovation Project Manager” to develop and manage a number of UNICEF innovation initiatives. The project manager will drive development, testing and scaling up of end user driven innovation projects initiated by the Uganda Innovation Hub. The consultancy will be split into two halves: […]

Innovations in Partnerships and Technology for Birth Registration

Innovations in Partnerships and Technology for Birth Registration

UNICEF’s East and Southern Africa Regional Office (ESARO) Launch of Uganda Study Tour Report on Innovations for Civil Registration and Vital Statistics (CRVS) In my blog submission on September 24, “Reaching the Unreached: Innovations and Child Protection“, I shared about the Study Tour in Uganda focusing on using innovations in […]

Job Opportunity: Innovation Unit Administrative Assistant, NYC

Are you good at scheduling conference calls and meetings, arranging travel, providing different documents and templates, assisting in recruiting, and building networks for collaboration? We are looking for an administrative assistant on board immediately. If you feel you have what it takes, apply now! Duration: 11 months Start Date: Immediate […]

Prototyping birth registration services in Nicaragua

Prototyping birth registration services in Nicaragua

Prototyping Innovations – Flexible approaches to introduce novel ideas in development I arrived in Bilwi, the capital of the Northern Atlantic Autonomous Region of Nicaragua, on a hot morning during the rainy season with one mission: to prototype. Prototyping is a technique commonly used by designers to quickly move from an abstract idea to action. It helps identify the strengths and weaknesses […]