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Telefónica joins UNICEF’s “Magic Box” initiative to drive the use of Big Data for Social Good

Telefónica joins UNICEF’s “Magic Box” initiative to drive the use of Big Data for Social Good

Telefónica Press Release  MWC, Barcelona, February 28th, 2017.- Telefónica announced its collaboration with UNICEF through their Magic Box initiative – a Big Data for Social Good platform which collects real-time data, combining and analysing aggregated and anonymised data from private sector companies. Magic Box was launched in 2014, when it […]

Volunteer Opportunity: Internship – Office of Innovation, UNICEF

Volunteer Opportunity: Internship – Office of Innovation, UNICEF

Title: Intern Organizational Unit: Office of Innovation Location: New York or San Francisco Duration: 5 June 2017 – 11 August 2017 Organizational Context and Purpose Innovation at UNICEF is driven by an interdisciplinary team of individuals around the world tasked with identifying, prototyping, and scaling technologies and practices that strengthen […]

Job Opportunity: Innovation and Gender Technical Advisor – Gender Section, PD – NYHQ

Job Opportunity: Innovation and Gender Technical Advisor – Gender Section, PD – NYHQ

TITLE: Innovation and Gender Technical Advisor Duration: 9 months; 170 days ; 10 April 2017 – 31 December 2017 Location: Programme Division, UNICEF NYHQ Level: Consultancy 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 […]

Job Opportunity: Partnerships Lead, UNICEF Office of Innovation

Job Opportunity: Partnerships Lead, UNICEF Office of Innovation

Role: Partnerships Lead 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. For […]

Sompong (Kompong Speu). 30/04/2003: Child assessment, part of UNICEF "Seth Koma" (Child's Rights) program. All children under 5 are registered and weighed, while at the same time, health education and immunisation is provided.

Harnessing mobile technology to improve birth registration systems in Cambodia

The original story was published in UNICEF Connect East Asia & Pacific on 27 February 2017. Written by Simon Nazer. View the original article here. Interactive Voice Response (IVR) is being used in Cambodia to help ensure fewer children miss out on being registered at birth. Around 25% of all children under 5 years […]

UNICEF Innovation Team Spotlight: Emmanuel Michaud

UNICEF Innovation Team Spotlight: Emmanuel Michaud

Emmanuel Michaud, United Nations Volunteer – Innovation and Social Policy, Nicaragua CO, UNICEF Tell us a bit about your background I come from Strasbourg, the capital city of Alsace, France which is located close to the border of Germany. At 18, I went to Lyon to study Political Science. I […]

February 2017 Recap: Must-Read Stories

February 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 February. Click away Telefónica joins UNICEF’s “Magic Box” initiative Telefónica joins UNICEF’s “Magic Box” initiative to drive the use of Big Data for Social […]