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Mujeres contra la neumonía

Mujeres contra la neumonía

The original story was published in La Vanguardia on 08 January 2017. Written by Ana Macpherson. View the original article here. Unicef ensaya en Nepal un plan para frenar drásticamente la primera causa de muerte de sus niños y se vale de una red de voluntarias en quienes las madres confían Una, […]

Job Opportunity: Chief Scientist – Consultancy (Re-advertising)

Job Opportunity: Chief Scientist – Consultancy (Re-advertising)

View the complete Terms of Reference and deliverables here. Please use this link to apply. Applicants who previously submitted the applications do not need to re-apply. Position: Chief Scientist Work Type: Consultancy Location: Office of Global Innovation Duty Station: UNICEF NYHQ. Travel: Anticipated – Destination(s)TBC. Timeframe: 11 months Start date: 21 Feb 2017 […]

Nenad Tomić

UNICEF Innovation Team Spotlight: Nenad Tomić

Nenad Tomić, Integrated Education Consultant, Namibia CO: Windhoek Tell us a bit about your background. I was born in the early 80s in a country which is no more, the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia. A beautiful country which fell apart several times before I finished high school. I started […]

December 2016 Recap: Must-Read Stories

December 2016 Recap: Must-Read Stories

Hi there UNICEFStories Readers. We’ve ended the year strong. In case you missed our latest blogs, here’s a recap of some of the top stories published on UNICEF Innovation’s blog during December. Click away. UNICEF Innovation Fund The Fund’s 5 Start-ups Share – “Why Open Source?” We asked UNICEF Innovation […]

Ana, 11, bathing using tap water in Lawaki village, Tailevu Province.

Can we know if water is safe in real time?

The original story was published in Medium on 05 December 2016. Written by John Feighery. View the original article here. Can we know if water is safe in real time? UNICEF and the world’s water experts take on the challenge Everyone who works in the water sector would love to have a quick […]

Class Picture - Representatives from the Fund's 5 open source tech start-ups + mentors + UNICEF team.

6 Superstar Mentors + Fund’s 5 Start-Ups Meet in Dubai to Discuss Pitfalls, Red Flags, Strengths, and Value Propositions.

UNICEF’s Innovation Fund recently announced investments in 5 open source tech start-ups, in its first set of external seed capital investments. In addition to financing, portfolio companies receive bespoke mentorship and technical assistance. Generously hosted by Her Excellency, Shamma Bint Suhail Faris al-Mazrui and the Ministry of Youth in Dubai, […]

Job Opportunity: Resilience Focused Progamme Design Consultant, Lilongwe, Malawi

Job Opportunity: Resilience Focused Progamme Design Consultant, Lilongwe, Malawi

View the complete Terms of Reference and deliverables here. Location: Malawi Work Type: Consultancy Role: Resilience-Focused Progamme Design Consultant Time Frame: 1 February 2017  –  31 December 2017 Background and Justification: UNICEF Malawi Country Programme (2012-2016) have been extended for two additional years to align with the National Planning Process. The […]