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Contribute to the Global Catalogue of Frugal Innovations for Children

UNICEF Innovation Unit

12 Feb 2020 This opportunity is no longer available Share
12 Feb 2020 This opportunity is no longer available Share
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UNICEF is looking for volunteers to help expand its current catalogue on frugal innovations benefitting children globally in areas such as education, maternal health, WASH and humanitarian contexts. Volunteers will carry out this task by performing online research to identify and review UN-led frugal innovation ideas in the areas mentioned above, and will then draft blurb texts about them in a template provided by UNICEF. Upon completion, volunteers will receive due credit and a certificate of appreciation.
Research
Other communications related experience
UNICEF has a 70-year history of innovating for children in over 190 countries. UNICEF believes that new approaches, partnerships, and the technologies that support realizing children’s rights are critical to improving their lives. UNICEF has identified fostering innovation in programming and advocacy for children as a key change strategy to realize the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Our global portfolios and catalogue of innovations for children will be used to identify high potential innovations for scale up. https://www.unicef.org/innovation/
Volunteers: 4 needed
6-10 hours per week / 2 weeks
Skills in online research and knowledge gathering essential. Knowledge of low-tech innovation in international development context are also required The volunteers are required to be fluent in English, others UN languages are also an asset.
Global
English, French, Spanish

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