Tag: Innovation Lab

UNICEF Innovation Lab Opens in Almaty, Kazakhstan

UNICEF Innovation Lab Opens in Almaty, Kazakhstan

Written by: UNICEF in Kazakhstan. UNICEF in Kazakhstan opens an innovation lab in Almaty aimed at developing and integrating information technology solutions to improve the quality of life of children. The innovation lab is the first-of-its-kind laboratory in the Commonwealth of the Independent Countries (CIS) and is hosted by International IT […]

Job Opportunity: Innovation Specialist

Job Opportunity: Innovation Specialist

Download the complete Terms of Reference here Title: Innovations Specialist Work Type: Fixed Term Staff Location: Malaysia Level: P-3 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 from you. For 70 years, UNICEF […]

Star Wars: Force For Change Supports UNICEF Innovation Labs in Myanmar

Star Wars: Force For Change Supports UNICEF Innovation Labs in Myanmar

Myanmar is changing fast — and this means getting used to new and different ways of thinking. It also means new opportunities. For UNICEF, Myanmar’s transition presents an opportunity — and challenge — to meaningfully engage young people as active citizens. One important step forward has been to establish the […]

Job Opportunity: Systems Developer (Consultancy), Burundi

Job Opportunity: Systems Developer (Consultancy), Burundi

Download the complete Terms of Reference here   1. Background and rationale UNICEF Burundi hosts one of the 9 Innovation labs within UNICEF. The Lab focusses on developing state-of-the art technology based products and services, and does this by developing completely new solutions or adapting existing solutions to the local context. […]

The Innovation Lab and El Bluff: an experience of multi-sectoral catalysis

The Innovation Lab and El Bluff: an experience of multi-sectoral catalysis

By Ana-Julia Van Bilsen Irías, Innovation intern for UNICEF and the BICU Innovation Lab “It’s amazing, we can finally speak and give our opinion concerning the problems that affect us” Young students from “Instituto Nuevo Amanecer” (INA). The Caribbean Coast of Nicaragua has the lowest indicators compared to the national […]

Learning From Our Students

Learning From Our Students

Global, hybrid collaborations and what they mean for UNICEF I have spoken a great deal recently about how UNICEF’s global network of operations, partners and work is a powerful counter-weight to the hyper-locality of focus we have in the field.  A child protection specialist in Zimbabwe may be entirely focused on […]