GEOTECHNOLOGY: A TOOL FOR INNOVATION

4 de May de 2016

#### Nicaragua’s experience with child and youth participation Thanks to the Convention on the Rights of the Child, the international treaty most widely ratified at the global level, children from Nicaragua and any other part of the world have the right to the right to express their views and be listened to (Article 12); to receive and impart information (Article ...

Progress for Children Beyond Averages: Learning from the MDGs (No. 11)

23 de June de 2015

This eleventh edition of Progress for Children is UNICEF’s final report on the child-related Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). It presents latest data that show while the MDGs helped drive tremendous advances in the lives of the world’s children, development efforts in the past 15 years failed to reach millions of the most disadvantaged. The report spotlights where the international community ...

State of World Mothers 2015

11 de May de 2015

The Urban Disadvantage: State of World Mothers 2015 (by Save the Children) In commemoration of Mother’s Day, Save the Children is publishing its 16th annual State of the World’s Mothers report with a special focus on our rapidly urbanizing world and the poorest mothers and children who must struggle to survive despite overall urban progress. Every day, 17,000 children die ...

Annual Report 2013

11 de June de 2014

In 2013, UNICEF moved forward with determination to build on that progress, working together with our partners in more than 190 countries to find new ways of realizing the rights of every child, especially the most disadvantaged. Our efforts to support the most vulnerable children and their families took place against the backdrop of a global economy more stable than ...

Social Innovation for Birth Registration

22 de January de 2014

Birth registration is a fundamental right of a child. In 2012 UNICEF Nicaragua launched an international crowd-sourcing contest to seek innovative ideas to increase the demand among indigenous families to register their children. In June 2013, UNICEF Nicaragua in partnership with the local mayor’s office prototyped one of the winning ideas: the introduction of photography in birth registration in Puerto ...

Prototyping Innovations

22 de January de 2014

Flexible approaches to introduce novel ideas in development by María Gabriela Martinez, Social Policy Programme Assistant, UNICEF Nicaragua (mgmatinez@unicef.org)