Tag: UNICEF Innovation Fund

Job Opportunity: User Experience & Interaction Specialist, Office of Innovation

Job Opportunity: User Experience & Interaction Specialist, Office of Innovation

Role: User Experience & Interaction Specialist Duration: 11.5 months Duty Station: New York Headquarters Level: Individual contract (equivalent to P3) Location: NYHQ Work Type: Consultancy 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 […]

UNICEF Ventures: Exploring Smart Contracts

UNICEF Ventures: Exploring Smart Contracts

One way to re-shape online transactions is in lowering the “cost of trust”; in effect, improving how parties transfer assets across the Internet. For UNICEF Ventures – where we assess and prototype emerging technology that can provide a portfolio of solutions to our organization as early-stage tech matures – this […]

On 28 June 2017, children look on excited at the testing of unmanned aerial vehicle (UAVs) or drones by the UNICEF Innovation Team at the Kasungu Aerodrome in Kasungu in central Malawi. ©UNICEF/UN070230/Chisiza

July 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 July. Click away. Drones For Good – Participants in Vanuatu Drone Trial Take Vaccines to the Skies On July 27, the Government of Vanuatu […]

eKitabu – an open source, cross-platform e-reading system

eKitabu – an open source, cross-platform e-reading system

On 12 July 2017, the UNICEF Innovation Fund announces another set of investments in open source technology solutions – eKitabu, is among one of three new portfolio companies to receive investment. The UNICEF Innovation Fund invests in technology start-ups from developing markets that are working on open source solutions to […]

Job Opportunity: Innovation Fund Technology Adviser

Job Opportunity: Innovation Fund Technology Adviser

View the complete Terms of Reference and deliverables here. To begin job application click here. Role: Innovation Fund Technology Adviser Location: Office of Global Innovation Work Type: Consultancy Duty Station: NYHQ Travel:  Travel anticipated Duration:  11.5 month; 241 days If you are a committed, creative professional and are passionate about making […]