Tag: Innovating for Equity

Small messages, big changes: UNICEF launches RapidPro

Small messages, big changes: UNICEF launches RapidPro

Today, UNICEF’s global innovation team is launching RapidPro: An open-source app store for international development. The article below explains why we’re pulling together award winning applications like U-report, Project Mwana, RapidFTR and more into one easy-to-understand bundle – ready for governments, large organizations, and others, to deploy anywhere in the […]

Activate Talk: Challenges and Opportunities in Zambia’s Innovation Ecosystem

Zambia | Monday August 11, 2014 UNICEF Zambia’s Innovation Lab in partnership with Zambian technology and innovation hub BongoHive will host an Activate Talk showcasing the work of five Zambians innovating for children’s rights. The innovations include a low-cost environmentally-conscious school design; a youth engagement and counseling platform; a women’s rights […]

Live webcast of New York Activate Talk today at 1:30pm EST

Live webcast of New York Activate Talk today at 1:30pm EST

Innovative Approaches to Advocate for Child Rights New York City, United Nations Headquarters | June 10, 2014 Watch this talk live here. UNICEF will convene an Activate Talk at United Nations Headquarters, as a side-event to “Contributions of Human Rights and the Rule of Law in the post-2015 Development Agenda” […]

Zimbabwe Activate Talk: Local Innovations Improving the Lives of Children

Zimbabwe | May 30, 2014 In its second Activate Talk on the African continent, UNICEF will convene a collection of tech start-ups, governmental agencies and international organizations to highlight the recent innovations that have improved the survival and well-being of children in Zimbabwe. The Zimbabwe Activate Talk will feature various groundbreaking […]