Norwegian businesses explore private sectors’ potential to fight poverty in Nairobi

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In the first week of June, the Innovation Norway Global Growth program focusing on the humanitarian and development market visited Nairobi, Kenya. The goal of the fieldtrip was to gain a deeper understanding of peoples’ needs and to get an idea of how innovation should be organized in the challenging humanitarian- and development market.

Hackathon for social impact

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In May UN Women and Innovation Norway welcomed hackers, humanitarian workers, blockchain experts and innovators to a 36-hour hackathon on how blockchain technology can give refugees a secure, digital identity.

Oslo Hackathon explores new technology to empower women in humanitarian crisis

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Imagine waking up one day and realizing that the place you’ve called home all your life, is no longer safe. As millions of refugees and displaced people set out to find a new life across and within borders, they lack some of the most basic services and infrastructure that make daily life possible.


Events

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January 1 –December 31     12:00 AM –12:00 AM    

Overview of upcoming events 2017

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September 18     12:00 AM –4:00 PM     Akersgata 13

Intro course to the UN and development market

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September 27     10:00 AM –4:00 PM     SALT

Nordic EdTech Day at Oslo Innovation Week

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