Tech-backed education

UNICEF and the UNHRC recently launched The Humanitarian Education Accelerators, an initiative aimed at funding and training education-focused grassroots organizations in the region. By specifically highlighting groups that are technology-based, the initiative is emphasizing the efficiency they believe technology will bring to education systems around the world. The Humanitarian Education Accelerators initiative is divided into… Continue reading Tech-backed education

Going Viral – how do media campaigns blow up?

How do stories go viral? Why does one video take off while another falls flat? It’s a question a lot of storytellers would like an answer to. Unfortunately there isn’t an exact science behind it. What we can do is get a better understanding of stories and campaigns that have had a big impact. I’m going… Continue reading Going Viral – how do media campaigns blow up?

Syrian children’s rights – how we told their stories using animation

Vignette recently teamed up with UNICEF Syria to produce a series of videos that highlight the rights of children as articulated in the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child. As we couldn’t easily film inside Syria, we had to work with the country office to tell children’s stories through a unique mix of… Continue reading Syrian children’s rights – how we told their stories using animation

Creating a UNICEF interactive documentary

One of the classes featured in UNICEF's interactive documentary "Imagine a School"

The conversation about Lebanon’s Syrian refugee crisis usually begins with some big and unprecedented numbers. 1 in 4 four people in Lebanon are refugees (1.5 million refugees in a country of roughly six million people) Half of the refugees who have fled the Syrian conflict are children And half of all registered Syrian refugee children aren’t… Continue reading Creating a UNICEF interactive documentary