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Drone at Sunset


2015 was  the third consecutive year Innovation Unit Co-leads Erica Kochi and Chris Fabian published their predictions for the 8 trends to watch in innovation and development. A fairly new addition to the team, I was asked to independently evaluate in retrospect how accurate their anticipations turned out to be. […]

Jessica Tribbe, a UNICEF Uganda Innovation Lab team member, projects a text book with the Mobistation, a portable technology platform which can be powered by solar, generator, or grid power. Seeta CU school, Mukono district, Uganda. 14-02-2014   PHOTO/ Michele Sibiloni.

6 UNICEF Innovations: From strengthening health systems in real-time to empowering youth to speak up

By UNICEF Innovation #uinnovate For us, innovation at UNICEF means doing something different that adds value. This also means that we need to be agile so we can  adapt to the evolving challenges affecting all children. At UNICEF, we use innovation to create solutions that strengthen our work in child […]

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Talking RapidPro at New York University with World Food Programme

By Pilar Lagos “How many of you have cellphones?” asked RapidPro Global Product Manager, Kidus Asfaw, to a group of Master of Public Health students at New York University’s College of Global Public Health and World Food Programme (WFP) Programme Directors from 11 countries, including Syria, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Honduras, Peru, Sudan, Guatemala, Ghana […]

Millions of Indonesian youth are affected by violence ©UNICEF Indonesia/2014

Indonesian U-Reporters Speak Out on Violence Against Children

Written by: Awis Mranani. The results are in. UNICEF has just completed its first major survey using the U-Report Indonesia polling system. Young people across the Southeast Asian nation were asked for their views on the taboo subject of violence against children. More than 4,000 U-Reporters were involved in the Twitter-based […]

Apply Now: Designer/Developer Candidate Pool

Terms of Reference Designer/Developer Candidate Pool Innovation Unit UNICEF, NYHQ PURPOSE OF THE APPOINTMENT UNICEF Innovation Unit it setting up a candidate pool for designers – graphic designers, digital designers, developers and visual strategists – who can be available to support global and country-level innovation projects which require technical design […]