Tag: youth voices

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A- FOR CHRIS & ERICA’S 2015 PREDICTIONS

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. […]

Jeffery Hall and Vania Santoso from the UNICEF Indonesia Innovation Lab speak about U-Report.

U-Report Indonesia Officially Launched

UNICEF has officially launched U-Report Indonesia: an innovative new platform that gives young people the chance to speak up on issues that affect their lives. Hundreds of Indonesian youth attended the Jakarta launch event, where members of the UNICEF Indonesia Innovation Lab explained how the mobile phone technology works. “U-Report […]

UNICEF Partners with Indonesia’s Scouts

UNICEF Partners with Indonesia’s Scouts

By Kinanti Pinta Karana Things were bustling at the Headquarters of Indonesia’s Pramuka (Scouts) in Jakarta ahead of a much-anticipated event last week: The signing of a partnership agreement between the Pramuka and UNICEF Indonesia. The Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), signed by Pramuka Chairman Adhyaksa Dault and UNICEF Indonesia Representative Gunilla Olsson on […]

Job with UNICEF Innovation: UReport Global Strategist and Coordinator

Job with UNICEF Innovation: UReport Global Strategist and Coordinator

Title: UReport Global Strategist and Coordinator Contract:Temporary Appointment (TA) Post level: P-4 Duration: 364 Days Duty Station: New York, United States Reporting to: Director, Global Innovation Centre BACKGROUND Since 2007 UNICEF has been a global leader in leveraging technology to advance development goals. Initially a small team within the Division of […]

Design Partnership Recognized by Core 77 Design Awards

Design Partnership Recognized by Core 77 Design Awards

This Fall, UNICEF’s Innovation Lab in Kampala, Uganda, will embark upon its third year working with graduate students and faculty from Media Design Practices (MDP) at Art Center College of Design. The partnership is integrated into the design program’s unique curriculum, for which they recently received the prestigious 2014 Core […]

Po na bana: Blog [« For the children »]

To shift the traditional DRC narrative, from misery to hope, from problems to solutions, we created ‘Po na bana’, a blog literally for the children in Lingala. Material produced by the Child reporters is one of the core pillars of this platform whose strength lies within the contributions that come […]

Empowering children: Child reporters for Rights of the Child

Traditionally we have been communicating a lot for and about children, yet hardly with and though them. In 2011 we endeavored to change this in DRC. Through a combination of play and knowledge, children, aged 12-16, are familiarized with the strategic use of the Convention of the Rights of the […]