Check out our most popular articles from 2016 and discover our newly published essays for UNHCR Innovation’s Year in Review.
Read our most popular articles from 2016
From documenting new translation apps to exploring what refugee-led innovation really looks like – these were your favorite articles of the year.
Despite significant hardships, refugees are pushing the limits of what most people recognize as the general entrepreneur spirit.
UNHCR isn’t the only organization to have identified challenges around translation in the field. Find out what happened when we teamed up with Google and three other great partners to create one solution.
UNHCR’s Emergency Lab traveled to fYR Macedonia to assist with the ongoing European Refugee Crisis. Here are ten unique challenges relating to communicating with communities on ground.
An argument for why we need to stop turning refugee stories into HQ vanity projects and start listening to persons of concern.
Innovation from the perspective of refugees is too often missing in research and practice for refugee assistance. Here are five ways we can better support bottom-up innovation.
Is your app the best way to help refugees? Improving the collaboration between humanitarian actors and the tech industry
Too often, new apps are released with an expectation that convenience will suffice to attract new users, but without a clear understanding of how refugees use technology in their daily lives.
How UNHCR is using geographic information systems to manage shelter allocation for refugees in Jordan.
We are already starting to see examples of how big data can help support both sustainable development and humanitarian action. But while innovative projects are showing the potential of big data, we must remember that there are still challenges that we need to overcome.
Creating opportunities for refugees to identify, develop, design, and test their own solutions goes a long way in developing a self-sustainable community.