Innovation Fellow Profile: Wadih Al-Eid

Innovation Fellow Profile: Wadih Al-Eid

Wadih Al-Eid Regional Data Management Officer Duty Station: Amman, Jordan I’m addressing the challenge of how to integrate mobile-collected data into the RAIS system. There is an increasing need in all operations across the MENA region to collect data using mobile...
Innovation Fellow Profile: Fadi Kronfli

Innovation Fellow Profile: Fadi Kronfli

Fadi Kronfli Senior Field Safety Assistant Duty Station: Khartoum, Sudan I’m addressing the challenge of how to better manage the staff tracking mechanism in UNHCR Operations. No effective system currently exists for knowing the whereabouts of staff members,...
Innovation Fellow Profile: Francesca Fontanini

Innovation Fellow Profile: Francesca Fontanini

Francesca Fontanini Regional Public Information Officer Duty Station: Mexico City, Mexico I am addressing the challenge of how to inform people about the possibility to ask for asylum in Mexico. Our potential beneficiaries (refugees and asylum seekers)  do not have...
Innovation Fellow Profile: Oscar Sánchez Piñeiro

Innovation Fellow Profile: Oscar Sánchez Piñeiro

Oscar Sánchez Piñeiro Livelihoods Officer Duty Station: Quito, Ecuador I’m addressing the challenge of how to help refugees become entrepreneurs, and how to make refugee-led business more competitive. Refugees and asylum seekers often arrive with depleted capital or...
Innovation Fellow Profile: Yahya Hassune

Innovation Fellow Profile: Yahya Hassune

Yahya Hassune Associate Field Officer Duty Station: Erbil, Iraq I’m addressing the challenge of how to develop a plot management system. There are four refugee camps in Erbil governorate with more than 6,600 plots built entirely from bricks. The plots include a...
Innovation Fellow Profile: Najwan Aldorgham

Innovation Fellow Profile: Najwan Aldorgham

Najwan Aldorgham Field Associate Duty Station: Amman, Jordan I’m addressing the challenge of how to sustain a two-way communication between UNHCR and refugees without facing the challenge of “losing contact”. Contact is lost and communication stops when refugees...