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UNHCR's Innovation Service supports new and creative approaches to address the growing humanitarian needs of today and more critically - the future.
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UNHCR Innovation 15h
UNHCR’s Innovation Service wanted to test some of the assumptions behind the nexus of storytelling and refugee-led innovation; an attempt to answer some of these arduous questions. Here are our lessons learned:
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UNHCR Innovation 23h
People are the backbone of innovation. And that’s exactly the reason why it’s also so difficult. People, you and I, us and them, are required to make innovation to happen, but we are also part of the problem and a reason why it is so difficult.
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Omdena Nov 12
Using to identify the main reasons for forced displacement in Somalia. Work from our with on analyzing the relationship of and in Somalia.
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UNHCR Innovation Nov 7
How do we build an organizational culture that embraces innovation when governed by traditional or bureaucratic rules?
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Omdena Nov 6
Insights from our challenge with to understand the relationship between & forced displacement in . What anomalies result in forced displacement & what are the needs of people affected by it? The insights 👇
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John Warnes Nov 4
Come and work with us on matters of in
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UNHCR Innovation Nov 4
To drive belief change we need to understand the root sources of prejudice. Doing so can help us design communication efforts that can shift how people think and act toward refugees.
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UNHCR Innovation Nov 4
"It's difficult for some people to find the drive to understand the importance of feedback, continuous improvement, and curiosity — the stuff that drives innovation forward, without striving for perfection.
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Eleanor R Marchant Nov 2
Hi Everyone! is looking for a consultant to help revise their diversity policy with a focus on accountability to affected populations. Seems like an interesting gig if it fits your interests! Details below:
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UNHCR Innovation Nov 2
Creativity isn't a quality only a select few have. Anyone can be creative because everyone has a unique perspective.
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Rebeca Moreno Jimenez Oct 25
In the last section of Project Jetson website, we put an extensive literature review of both forced displacement and/or migration + its nexus with climate and/or conflict. Check it out! [Technical Resources, bottom]
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UNHCR Innovation Oct 31
Ultimately, innovators don’t always have to break the rules to drive a more creative and responsive culture; they can bend and mold them to create new opportunities.
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URBAN REFUGEES Oct 30
📢📢📄Brilliant analysis from on why and how to work with -led Community based Organizations. Read here 👇
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UNHCR Innovation Oct 30
"It's no easy task 'interpreting' hegemonic tools for real-world spaces - but, again, we don't need to be the experts here. This interpretation is best led with communities in the driving seat."
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Partnership and Coordination Service (PCS) Oct 29
Out of the 4 million Venezuelan refugees and migrants, Brazil hosts over 150,000 people. For those in shelters like Rondon 2 formalization of stable union is one of the most sought after services 🤝 is helping people access their rights!
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UNHCR Innovation Oct 29
"What we were trying to do was to try to understand not only patterns of displacement, but, if there were some significant data points that could give us predictions of how [refugees and internally displaced people] were going to move in the future."
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CFI at Accion Oct 23
Today's blog theme is equity. This post by of offers tips for making equitable for entrepreneurs:
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UNHCR Innovation Oct 28
"We cannot solve the challenges of the future with the same systems that created them." Dig into the first article in our series with on how we can make organizations more effective with values-based innovation.
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UNHCR Innovation Oct 25
In today’s world, sustaining and supporting these new ways of working requires that we build an organizational culture that prioritizes diversity and inclusion—indeed, a culture that looks to diversity + inclusion as a new frontier for effective innovation.
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UNHCR Innovation Oct 24
"We are building systems that govern healthcare and mediate our civic dialogue. I would like to live in a society whose systems are built on top of verifiable, rigorous, thorough knowledge, and not on alchemy."
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