Tag: Technology

AI algorithms can compare night-time and day-time satellite images to measure levels of poverty. Credit: Joshua Stevens/NASA Goddard SFC

AI summit aims to help world’s poorest

The original story was published on Nature.com on 06 June 2017. Written by Declan Butler. View the full and original story here.  Nature.com opens the discussion about Artificial Intelligence and how the AI revolution has yet to offer much help to the 3 billion people globally who live in poverty. First up, […]

Janani Express – A look into the referral transport system in India

Janani Express – A look into the referral transport system in India

This is a documentation about the referral transport ambulance system set up by the government of Madhya Pradesh and UNICEF in India. From 2013 to 2016, this system has allowed the successful transport of over 4 million women and children to health institutions in the state of Madhya Pradesh alone. […]

April 2017 Recap: Must-Read Stories

April 2017 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 April. Click away. “I imagine Ghana” incubator programme – meet their 7 changemakers and where they are now In 2015, UNICEF Ghana partnered with […]

Job Opportunity: Innovation Specialist, Pakistan

Job Opportunity: Innovation Specialist, Pakistan

Role: Innovation Specialist Work Type: Temporary Appointment Location: Pakistan Level: P4 UNICEF works in 190 countries and territories to protect the rights of every child. UNICEF has spent 70 years working to improve the lives of children and their families. Defending children’s rights throughout their lives requires a global presence, […]

Job Opportunity: Digital Content Specialist, IOGT Lead, Office of Innovation

Job Opportunity: Digital Content Specialist, IOGT Lead, Office of Innovation

Role: Digital Content Specialist, IOGT Lead, Office of Innovation Work Type: Consultancy Duration: 11.5 months Duty Station: Remote 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 […]

Job Opportunity: Learning Management System Designer

Job Opportunity: Learning Management System Designer

Role: Learning Management System Designer – International Consultant Purpose: To design a learning management system (e-learning platform) for education purposes Location: Maldives Work Type: Consultancy Estimated duration of contract: It is estimated that the project will take approximately 30 – working days between June – July  2017. Official travel involved (itinerary and duration): […]

March 2017 Recap: Must-Read Stories

March 2017 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 March. Click away. 21st Century Skills for All: UNICEF and Pearson Launch Educational Partnership for Children Our youth is tomorrow’s future – it’s important […]

Art Center College of Design partners with UNICEF Mexico – bringing design and technology to issues within international development.

Art Center College of Design partners with UNICEF Mexico – bringing design and technology to issues within international development.

By: Sean Donahue, Elizabeth Chin, and Jaime Archundia Implementing innovation for children requires understanding the complexities and intricacies of a child’s life – what are their needs, interests, and concerns, how do they interact, and in which ecosystems are their actions embedded? Another important question is whether they have access […]