Phone company and the humanitarian organization are now making their cooperation on a global scale in order to make conditions for the world’s children better.
Telenor and UNICEF have previously worked together on different projects locally, but now they have two organisations banded together at the global level for the children’s sake. Telenor puts 3.6 million Norwegian kroner, well 3.2 million Danish kroner, in the next five years, UNICEF
The money will mainly go to projects designed to promote the conditions of children in Asian countries where Telenor has business.
In addition to a monetary boost will also help with Telenor to develop technical solutions that can help to promote the rights of the child.
Innovation gives progress
Jon Fredrik Baksaas of Telenor group ceo and general director of UNICEF Anthony Lake met to discuss how mobile technology contribute to innovative solutions in Unicef’s work with children’s rights.
“Innovation creates tremendous progress for children, not just to reach the children, but also to provide them with tools that can help improve their lives and make their voices heard,” says Anthony Lake.
Of previous UNICEF-projects Telenor has supported locally can, among other things, include health education in Thailand, the fight against child labour in Bangladesh through education and the strengthening of health services in Serbia.