Tag: GIC

Exploring the future of 21st century skills

Exploring the future of 21st century skills

Reflections on the Global Innovation Center AC5 By Jennie Bernstein, Urban Innovation Specialist From June 27-29,  the Global Innovation Center (GIC) hosted its fifth Advisory Committee Meeting (GIC AC5) with UNICEF’s Vietnam Country Office in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. So much happened over the course of the week, and […]

Job Opportunity: UPSHIFT Global Strategist & Lead – Scale, Office of Innovation

Job Opportunity: UPSHIFT Global Strategist & Lead – Scale, Office of Innovation

Job Role: UPSHIFT Global Strategist & Lead | Vacancy Link Duration: 120 days over 11.5 months Level: Individual contract, part time Duty Station: Remote Work Type: 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 hear […]

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 […]

Know your (immune) status – Biological Sensors

Know your (immune) status – Biological Sensors

The original story was published in Science Today on 14 November 2016. Written by Tamika Fellows. View the original article here. UNICEF’s Global Innovation Centre (GIC) has partnered with Rhodes University Biotechnology Innovation Centre to support the research of biological sensors. This study explores the potential of biological sensors to […]

UNICEF and UNHCR sign partnership to empower young refugees through SMS technology

UNICEF and UNHCR sign partnership to empower young refugees through SMS technology

Press Release Islamabad, 23 January 2017 – The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) signed a Memorandum of Understanding to utilise mobile technology for the empowerment of the young refugee population residing in Pakistan. The partnership will utilise U-Report PakAvaz, UNICEF’s flagship […]

Job Opportunity: Digital Health Deployment Specialist, Global Innovation Centre

Job Opportunity: Digital Health Deployment Specialist, Global Innovation Centre

View the complete Terms of Reference and deliverables here. To begin job application click here. Role: Digital Health Deployment Specialist, Global Innovation Centre Location: Office of Global Innovation Work Type: Consultancy Duration of Contract: 11.5 months Duty Station(s): Flexible, but must have the flexibility to travel. If you are a committed, creative […]