Tag: Partnerships

Job Opportunity: Innovation Partnerships Specialist

Job Opportunity: Innovation Partnerships Specialist

Role: Innovation Partnerships Specialist Work Type: Consultancy Location: San Francisco Duration: 11.5 months (241 Days) Level: Individual contract (equivalent to P4) 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. […]

Volunteer Opportunity: Internship – Office of Innovation, UNICEF

Volunteer Opportunity: Internship – Office of Innovation, UNICEF

Title: Intern Organizational Unit: Office of Innovation Location: New York or San Francisco Duration: 5 June 2017 – 11 August 2017 Organizational Context and Purpose Innovation at UNICEF is driven by an interdisciplinary team of individuals around the world tasked with identifying, prototyping, and scaling technologies and practices that strengthen […]

Job Opportunity: UNICEF Futures Specialist

Job Opportunity: UNICEF Futures Specialist

This is a re-advertisement due to technical issues. Candidates who applied to the initial advertisement are requested to re-send their application to the email address quoted below. Applications sent before 28 November 2016 will be disregarded. Download the complete Terms of Reference and deliverable here. Role: UNICEF Futures Specialist – […]

Community health volunteer Mariam Diarra uses a device to time the breathing of eight-month-old Gimbala Keita, who suffers from pneumonia, during a home visit in the village of Kabe, Mali on Monday August 30, 2010.

All aboard: A mission to Addis Ababa to align stakeholders in the process of improving a diagnostic aid for pneumonia

By: Jonathan Howard Brand With the challenges children face evolving at a faster rate, UNICEF continues to use innovation to improve UNICEF programmes, integrate technologies and develop effective life-saving tools and products.  The biggest challenges that face the world are not solved by one organization or one group of people […]

October 2016 Recap: Must-Read Stories

October 2016 Recap: Must-Read Stories

Hi there UNICEFStories Readers. In case you missed our latest blogs, here’s a recap of some of the top stories published on UNICEF Innovation’s blog during October. Click away. Breaking Gender Stereotypes – a Young Girl Reminds Women and Girls of Their Rights Meet a young a 16-year-old girl from […]

Job Opportunity: Partnerships Specialist (Partnerships with Technology Companies)

Job Opportunity: Partnerships Specialist (Partnerships with Technology Companies)

Download the complete Terms of Reference here. Partnerships Specialist: Partnerships with Technology Companies Duration: 11.5 months Location of the assignment: San Francisco CA Level: Consultant contract (equivalent to P4) Languages: Fluency in English. Competence in another UN language preferred (where applicable). BACKGROUND UNICEF has been innovating for children for more than […]

Job Opportunity: Special Adviser, Partnerships

Job Opportunity: Special Adviser, Partnerships

Download the complete Terms of Reference here. Special Adviser, Partnerships Duration: 68 days; 7 Nov 2016 – 28 Feb 2017 Duty Station:  NYHQ or remote Section & Unit: Office of Innovation Languages: Fluency in English. Competence in another UN language preferred. BACKGROUND Since 2007 UNICEF has been a global leader in […]

Tying it all together

Tying it all together

By Ruchit Nagar, Co-founder and CEO at Khushi Baby Each year, 1.5 million children die from vaccine-preventable diseases and a third of these children live in India. What causes this alarming number? Take a moment today to press play and learn, why.   Taking action We at Khushi Baby want […]

22/06/2016: Staff from the Child Welfare Department at the Ministry Of Social Affairs, Veterans and Youth Rehabilitation compaire information on tablets during a training session at the Ministry in Phnom Penh Cambodia. The staff are being trained to use an App installed on tablets which was built with Open Data Kit Software by the Open Institute. The App contains the questions used by the Ministry to assess the minimum standards of alternative care. Each questions is scored by the inspection, scores will be automatically computed  and uploaded on the Ministry website. The aim is to assist in near real time data analysis which will improve site feedback from 4 days to 1 day turn round of data. The improved data flow will assist the Ministry with quicker decision making.

Star Wars: Force For Change supports digital monitoring systems in Cambodia

By Suman Khadka, UNICEF Cambodia Digitalizing Cambodia’s inspection system to better protect children living in residential care In Cambodia, an alarming number of children are orphaned or abandoned, left to grow up in residential care facilities, apart from anyone they’ve known. Of the 5.4 million children under the age of […]