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Volunteer Opportunity: Internship – Office of Innovation

Volunteer Opportunity: Internship – Office of Innovation

Work type: Internship Organizational Unit: Office of Innovation Location: San Francisco Duration: First week of June – Mid August 2017 (end date negotiable, minimum 8 weeks) Compensation: Unpaid Organizational Context and Purpose Innovation at UNICEF is driven by an interdisciplinary team of individuals around the world tasked with identifying, prototyping, […]

April 2017 Recap: Must-Read Stories

April 2017 Recap: Must-Read Stories

Hi there UNICEFStories Readers. In case you missed our latest blogs, here’s a recap of some of the top stories published on UNICEF Innovation’s blog during April. Click away. “I imagine Ghana” incubator programme – meet their 7 changemakers and where they are now In 2015, UNICEF Ghana partnered with […]

“I imagine Ghana” incubator programme – meet their 7 changemakers and where they are now

“I imagine Ghana” incubator programme – meet their 7 changemakers and where they are now

By Sylvester Baffoe, M&E Officer, UNICEF Ghana Challenges faced by children and their families have rapidly evolved due to urbanization, climate change, lack of employment opportunities, broken education systems, increased disparities, and digital divides. New problem-solving approaches are essential to address these challenges. In Ghana, as in many other countries, local […]

District training and monitoring team (DTMT) member uses the table to collect data in the classroom for the child-friendly school assessment checklist. ©Open Institute

Digital innovation to improve child-friendliness of schools in Cambodia

By Stina Heikkila and Daniel Calderbank Phnom Penh, Cambodia –  Introducing a new monitoring technology aims to help with the delivery of a better learning environment and strengthen the role of school inspectors in schools across Cambodia. UNICEF and development partners are jointly supporting various intervention projects to improve the […]

Job Opportunity: Innovation Specialist, Pakistan

Job Opportunity: Innovation Specialist, Pakistan

Role: Innovation Specialist Work Type: Temporary Appointment Location: Pakistan Level: P4 UNICEF works in 190 countries and territories to protect the rights of every child. UNICEF has spent 70 years working to improve the lives of children and their families. Defending children’s rights throughout their lives requires a global presence, […]

UNICEF Innovation Team Spotlight: Hana Sahatqia

UNICEF Innovation Team Spotlight: Hana Sahatqia

Hana Sahatqija, Adolescent Development Officer / Programme Manager of Innovations Lab, Kosovo Tell us a bit about your background I come from Gjakova, a town in Kosovo where people living there are known to have thicker accents. Despite being very good at sciences, I decided to study public policy. And while being […]

Job Opportunity: Innovation Partnerships Specialist

Job Opportunity: Innovation Partnerships Specialist

Role: Innovation Partnerships Specialist Work Type: Consultancy Location: San Francisco Duration: 11.5 months (241 Days) Level: Individual contract (equivalent to P4) If you are a committed, creative professional and are passionate about making a lasting difference for children, the world’s leading children’s rights organization would like to hear from you. […]