Tag: development

September 2016 Recap: Must-Read Stories

September 2016 Recap: Must-Read Stories

By Angelica Gustilo Ong 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 September. Click away: I went to Estonia, and saw the future A study trip to Estonia uncovered how the country […]

Social Impact <Coder/>, we want you

Social Impact <Coder/>, we want you

Download the complete Terms of Reference here Title: Software Developer, Consultant Location of Assignment: New York, USA Language(s) Required: English, knowledge of another official UN language is an asset Travel: Minimal travel anticipated Duration: 11.5 months Section & Unit: Office of Innovation Consultant Reporting to Senior Advisor, Innovation Rationale Want to […]

Job Opportunity: U-Report Consultant, (NOB), Bujumbura, Burundi

Job Opportunity: U-Report Consultant, (NOB), Bujumbura, Burundi

Download the complete Terms of Reference here Job no: 497880 Work type: Consultancy – Open to Burundian Nationals Only Location: Burundi  Categories: Communication for Development (C4D), Innovation  BACKGROUND One of the most successful initiatives to come out of UNICEF’s Innovations unit to date is the youth-led social monitoring platform U-Report. […]

Job Opportunity: RapidPro Community Manager and Deployment Consultant

Job Opportunity: RapidPro Community Manager and Deployment Consultant

Duration: 11.5 months Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda (Global Innovation Lab, Mbuya) Level: Individual contract (equivalent to NO-A/NO-B) BACKGROUND UNICEF has been innovating for children for more than 60 years. Innovations support the organization’s 135+ country offices in finding solutions for the world’s most vulnerable children. The UNICEF innovation work includes […]

Drone at Sunset

A- FOR CHRIS & ERICA’S 2015 PREDICTIONS

2015 was  the third consecutive year Innovation Unit Co-leads Erica Kochi and Chris Fabian published their predictions for the 8 trends to watch in innovation and development. A fairly new addition to the team, I was asked to independently evaluate in retrospect how accurate their anticipations turned out to be. […]

UNICEF and ARM Unleash Technology to Transform Children’s Lives

UNICEF and ARM Unleash Technology to Transform Children’s Lives

‘Wearables for Good’ design challenge launched today in collaboration with frog #tech4good #WearablesForGood LONDON/NEW YORK, 19 May 2015 – UNICEF and ARM have announced a multi-year partnership to accelerate the development of new technologies to overcome the barriers that prevent millions of families from accessing basic health, education and support services. […]