10 Things to Know About Children and Misinformation and Disinformation

10 Things to Know About Children and Misinformation and Disinformation

Published on: Nov 03 2021 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on 10 Things to Know About Children and Misinformation and Disinformation
The rapid spread of misinformation and disinformation (mis/ disinformation) online has emerged as a pressing public issue of the 21st century that affects all those accessing online networks, as well as those offline. As...
UNICEF 10 Point Children’s Data Governance Manifesto

UNICEF 10 Point Children’s Data Governance Manifesto

Published on: Aug 11 2021 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on UNICEF 10 Point Children’s Data Governance Manifesto
This year, 123 million children will celebrate their 18th birthday and entry into adulthood. For each boy or girl, tens of thousands of data points on average will have been collected about their childhood – many via digital...
Apply Now: $100,000 UNICEF Seed Funding for Artificial Intelligence Solutions

Apply Now: $100,000 UNICEF Seed Funding for Artificial Intelligence Solutions

Published on: Jul 19 2021 by Wayan Vota - 9 Comments
COVID-19 has put a spotlight on the digital divide within, between countries and regions, making access to digital platforms and services a key priority to reach the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The crisis is disproportionately...
8 Adolescent Perspectives on Artificial Intelligence Solutions

8 Adolescent Perspectives on Artificial Intelligence Solutions

Published on: Jun 23 2021 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on 8 Adolescent Perspectives on Artificial Intelligence Solutions
The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child promotes the right of young children and adolescents to participate in decision-making in policies, processes and practices that affect their lives. UNICEF is developing...
Digital Health Centre of Excellence for COVID-19 Pandemic Response

Digital Health Centre of Excellence for COVID-19 Pandemic Response

Published on: May 20 2021 by Guest Writer - 2 Comments
As countries are operationalizing their COVID-19 pandemic response plans, including National Deployment and Vaccination Plans for COVID-19 vaccines, the need for digital health interventions to amplify efforts to improve...
Six Ways Technology Solutions Can Help End Gender-Based Violence

Six Ways Technology Solutions Can Help End Gender-Based Violence

Published on: Mar 31 2021 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
COVID-19 and related containment measures have triggered a shadow pandemic of Gender-Based Violence (GBV). This global scourge threatens the safety and well-being of millions of girls and women. Domestic violence reports...
Apply Now: $185,000 Startup Tech Innovation Grants in Uganda, Nigeria

Apply Now: $185,000 Startup Tech Innovation Grants in Uganda, Nigeria

Published on: Jan 25 2021 by Wayan Vota - 8 Comments
UGX 640 Million UNICEF Uganda Innovation Fund UNICEF Uganda has launched an Innovation Fund Challenge to leverage the disruptive power of technology and enhance UNICEF’s ability to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals...
Apply Now: $100,000 UNICEF Seed Grants for Child Protection Tech

Apply Now: $100,000 UNICEF Seed Grants for Child Protection Tech

Published on: Nov 30 2020 by Wayan Vota - 12 Comments
With billions of children connected to the internet, children’s lives are being shaped behind a screen. COVID-19 digital responses are moving children and their families onto digital solutions to support learning, socialization...
UNICEF Wants Your Input on Using Artificial Intelligence for Children

UNICEF Wants Your Input on Using Artificial Intelligence for Children

Published on: Sep 18 2020 by Guest Writer - 3 Comments
Artificial Intelligence (AI) systems are fundamentally changing the world and affecting present and future generations of children. Children are already interacting with AI technologies in many different ways: AI are embedded...