Tag: Drone

UNICEF and partners participate in the State Emergency Service training simulation in Almaty to prepare for the launch of Kazakhstan’s #drone corridor. Photo: ©AnnaStativkina / @UNICEF

UNICEF in collaboration with the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan establishes two Drone testing corridors in Kazakhstan.

ASTANA, Kazakhstan/NEW YORK, 22 October 2018 – The Government of Kazakhstan and UNICEF launched a joint initiative for testing unmanned aircraft systems (UAS/also known as drones) for emergency preparedness and response at two designated Drone Testing Corridors. Today in Astana, the capital of Kazakhstan, UNICEF representative Yuri Oksamitniy and the […]

Global Meeting of entrepreneurs: Discovering cutting-edge innovations

Global Meeting of entrepreneurs: Discovering cutting-edge innovations

Reflections by: Moses Gichanga, Founder & Lead Engineer, Autonomous Systems Research (ASR). ASR is part of the UNICEF Innovation Fund’s portfolio of startups working on open source solutions to improve children’s lives. ASR is a multidisciplinary research group specializing in engineering research and its use in tackling conservation, humanitarian and other issues. […]

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Expression of Interest (EOI): Technical Advisory Services related to Unnamed Aerial Systems (UAS)

Expression of Interest (EOI): Technical Advisory Services related to Unnamed Aerial Systems (UAS). Register as a vendor here: https://www.ungm.org/Public/Notice/66964 Deadline: 30 Jan 2018 Process info: https://www.ungm.org/Public/Pages/RegistrationProcess BACKGROUND Expressions of interests are invited from organisations (private companies, academic intuitions or NGO’s) with proven capacity to provide technical advisory services related to development […]

Flying high over Malawi: My time working with drones

Flying high over Malawi: My time working with drones

The original story was published in medium.com/unicef_malawi on 16 March 2017. View the original article here. This written reflection is by Matthias Boyen, a UN Volunteer working as HIV/AIDS support project officer with UNICEF Malawi. Living and working in Malawi has always been exciting. As a student in conflict and development, […]