Development cooperation

UNICEF: establishment of innovation hubs in Finland


The project supports the establishment of UNICEF's innovation activities in Finland as part of restructuring UNICEF’s global innovation activities. UNICEF has proposed to establish two thematic innovation hubs in Finland: Global Learning Innovation Hub and Global Innovative Finance Hub. The proposal is based on Finland’s response to UNICEF’s request for expressions of interest, which was launched in early 2021. These hubs will work to strengthen the quality and impact of UNICEF's innovation activities by providing a platform for collaboration and scaling up promising innovations for children and youth. The project supports the preparation process and provides resources for initiating and operating UNICEF's innovation activities in Finland.

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Funding decision

500 000 €

Objectives monitored by OECD's Development Assistance Committee

  • Participatory development/Good governance
  • Gender equality

Field of activity

  • Multisector education/training 30%
  • Financial policy and administrative management 30%
  • Information and communication technology (ICT) 40%

Special target group

  • girls
  • children
  • youth

Funding channel

YK:n lastenrahasto



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