Beyond Technology: Testing and Scaling New Solutions in Costa Rica

Beyond Technology: Testing and Scaling New Solutions in Costa Rica

This is an excerpt from UNHCR’s recently released report: Beyond Technology | Innovation at UNHCR 2015. This report highlights and showcases some of the innovative approaches the organization is taking to address complex refugee challenges. If anyone still pictures a...
Empowering refugees to create their own housing solutions

Empowering refugees to create their own housing solutions

Putting refugees at the heart of local shelter design.  Yusif Sidik’s vision of an efficient shelter program involves no sophisticated design, innovative material, or complex logistics. It’s about putting refugees in charge of the process, using locally-sourced...
#EducateGirls in Zaatari; updates from the Challenge winner

#EducateGirls in Zaatari; updates from the Challenge winner

In late 2014 UNHCR Innovation launched its fifth UNHCR Ideas challenge which asked: “How can we support communities and educators to overcome the challenges faced by adolescent girls in accessing education?” What is UNHCR Ideas? It is a space for humanitarians,...
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