Tag: Jordan

Participants plan their group task at the Azraq Innovation Lab Open day, October 3rd 2016.

Leveraging the Potential of Youth in Azraq Camp, Jordan

Seeding the ‘Innovation Generation’ at UNICEF’s Innovation Labs Open Day By Arianna Freschi As a young girl or boy living in Azraq’s newly established Village number 5, you might perceive your future as uncertain and unpromising. Your journey to Jordan, through Syria to the Jordanian Border, was long and dangerous. […]

A Model LED Light constructed from the LED Safari Kit, Made of ping-pong balls and a straw bowl

“I Can Light-Up My Future.”

Written by Arianna Freschi MIT Enterprise Forum Pan-Arab: ‘Innovate for Refugees’, inspires innovation for the well-being of all children.  The Syrian conflict has created the worst refugee crisis since the Second World War, with over 4.8 million registered refugees fleeing to Syria’s neighboring countries. 1.1 million of these are children […]

UNICEF Innovation Team Spotlight: Eva Kaplan

UNICEF Innovation Team Spotlight: Eva Kaplan

Eva Kaplan, Innovation Specialist, Jordan Tell us a bit about your background. I am an economist by training, and my first job was doing research on how people in rural Western Kenya manage crisis. While I was in Kenya, I started working with a CBO that was trying to set […]

15 youth from vulnerable communities experience their very first TEDx event, thanks to partnership between UNICEF Malaysia & TEDxYouth@KL

15 youth from vulnerable communities experience their very first TEDx event, thanks to partnership between UNICEF Malaysia & TEDxYouth@KL

By Sasha Surandran UNICEF Malaysia was one of the supporting partners at this year’s TEDxYouth@KL (www.tedxyouthkl.com), that was held in the greater suburbs of Kuala Lumpur on 12 December 2015. The partnership was established to better enhance the country office’s work with adolescents and youth, especially focused on marginalized communities. As […]