Pathways to scale, pathways to results for every child
Global Innovation Centre
The vision for UNICEF’s Global Innovation Centre (GIC), as part of the Office of Innovation, is to inspire and support the scale-up of new technologies and approaches to UNICEF’s work and that of our partners to achieve powerful impact for all children. This report reviews the past year, as well as taking stock of how well GIC has performed against that vision over the three-plus years of our existence.
Applying a demand-driven, centre-of-excellence model, the GIC has supported 85 countries to identify, adopt and adapt innovative solutions. To date, these new technologies and approaches have affected the lives of 115 million people across these 85 countries: directly used by 18 million young people, frontline workers and women, and bringing indirect benefits to a further 97 million children and their communities. Read more here.