Tag: Kosovo

UNICEF Innovation Team Spotlight: Hana Sahatqia

UNICEF Innovation Team Spotlight: Hana Sahatqia

Hana Sahatqija, Adolescent Development Officer / Programme Manager of Innovations Lab, Kosovo Tell us a bit about your background I come from Gjakova, a town in Kosovo where people living there are known to have thicker accents. Despite being very good at sciences, I decided to study public policy. And while being […]

November 2015 Recap: Must-Read Stories

November 2015 Recap: Must-Read Stories

By Pilar Lagos Hi there UNICEFStories Readers. This was a busy month. In case you missed our latest blogs, here’s a recap of some of the top stories published on UNICEF Innovation’s blog during November. Click away: Stories about the Global Innovations for Children and Youth Summit Why 500 change-makers […]

UPSHIFT Workshop Day 3: Certificates © UNICEF/Innovations Lab Kosovo/UPSHIFTWorkshop/NjomzaKadriu/March2015

How can we motivate youth to be agents of social change?

By Dana Zucker, Communications Lead: UNICEF Innovation.  I’ve just returned from Kosovo where the UNICEF Innovations Lab Kosovo, in partnership with local NGO Peer Educators Network (PEN), successfully and impressively completed their second weekend-long UPSHIFT: Social Impact Workshop. UPSHIFT is the cornerstone activity in the Lab’s By Youth For Youth […]

Giving Kosovo’s youth a voice to be forces for change

UNICEF’s Innovation Lab in Kosovo empowers young people to become responsible citizens and community advocates. In Kosovo, young people from all walks of life are stepping into their communities, raising their voices, and becoming pillars of change. And since more than half of Kosovo’s population is under the age of […]