Tag: ICT

Silvia Muturi, one of the members of Hear-oes on Demand accepting the award.

Hear-oes on Demand gold winner of UNLEASH LAB 2017

The project Hear-oes on Demand (HoD) was selected as the gold winner for the Education & ICT section at the #UNLEASHLAB2017 which involved 1000 talents from 129 different countries to work on innovative solutions to help achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Hear-oes on demand: A closer look “My name […]

Job Opportunity: Business Analyst – Technology for Development

Job Opportunity: Business Analyst – Technology for Development

View the complete Terms of Reference and deliverables here. To begin job application click here. Role: Business Analyst – Technology for Development – Jordan, Kenya, Nepal, Senegal, Thailand, and Switzerland Location: Information and Communication Technology Work Type: Fixed Term Staff If you are a committed, creative professional and are passionate about making […]

Tsinghua University and UNICEF Host Youth Innovation Forum to Inspire New Ideas for Disadvantaged Children Around the World

Tsinghua University and UNICEF Host Youth Innovation Forum to Inspire New Ideas for Disadvantaged Children Around the World

Original article posted on 19 October, 2015 on the Jakarta Post. To read the original article, click here.  BEIJING, Oct. 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — The inaugural Tsinghua-UNICEF Youth Innovation Forum ignited forward-looking conversations and helped build networks between young people from China and the global South as well as private sector […]

The winners of 'I imagine Ghana' with UNICEF Ghana Country Representative Susan Ngongi (centre), Reach for Change staff, and Joe Jackson from Dalex Finance (rear left). UNICEF Ghana/2015/CGros

UNICEF Ghana launches new incubator model to support local innovations for children

Solutions to society’s most pressing problems are often found by those most affected by them. Many “new” technologies are really combinations and modifications of existing, independent ideas. Innovating means tweaking. In Ghana, as in many other countries, innovative tweakers are already working locally to improve the lives of children. What […]

The Relativity of Innovation

The Relativity of Innovation

Everything is relative. That is the one lesson I always keep in mind in my life as an ICT for development practitioner. Coming from the hyper-concentrated technology world of New York City, it’s sometimes hard to remember the diversity of technological innovation sweeping through the African continent. As it turns […]

Job opportunity: Regional ICT Specialist (Technology for Development)

Job opportunity: Regional ICT Specialist (Technology for Development)

Are you an experienced project manager knowledgeable of applying open source, mobile and emerging technology in development contexts? Are you passionate about identifying, designing and implementing solutions for some of the world’s most challenging tasks such as public health, child protection and education? Would you like to work with a diverse, international […]