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We live in a world surrounded by violence

By Marta García Terán.- Dexer talks confidently despite the fact the audio recorder is running because he has been working at Radio La Siempre Joven [Radio Forever Young] for several months now. “I talk for almost an hour on air,” ...


UNICEF supporting innovation in Bluefields

Professor Pritpal Singh from Villanova University in the USA talked about renewable energies and entrepreneurialism with BICU students. Bluefields.- With the aim of fostering innovation and an entrepreneurial spirit among students of the Bluefields Indian and Caribbean University (BICU) in ...


How to make a community map

Free geodata technologies were used to map the city of Bluefields in Nicaragua’s Southern Caribbean Autonomous Region (RACCS). This initiative included the participation of children and of students and teachers from the Bluefields Indian and Caribbean University (BICU) and the ...


Community maps: A tool for children’s participation

The MapaNica team facilitated a workshop for fifth-grade students at the Denmark School, which allowed them to learn about the utility of maps both for reaching a certain place and providing a better knowledge of each area’s environment and socio-cultural ...


Adolescent participation in the workshops

Adolescents familiarized themselves with a new way of perceiving their space based on the creation of a map of the Beholden neighbourhood and used it to express the perception of risk from their point of view. The Network of Child ...


I want to impact other people’s lives and change the world

Seventeen-year-old Eduardo Mayorga Téllez defines himself as an adolescent who is open to exploring new things. He remembers as though it were yesterday that when he was eight he asked to borrow his uncle’s computer. At the time he only ...


Bluefields has its first collaborative map

*Through the use of free technologies Bluefields- Free geodata technologies have been used to map the city of Bluefields in the Southern Caribbean Coast Autonomous Region (RACCS). This initiative strengthened the capacities of local actors with respect to their knowledge ...


Opportunity for exchanging new ideas: Students and professors of Villanova University (USA) and UNI (Managua) visit BICU for promoting entrepreneurship and social innovation

Bluefields. For the first time, the Bluefield, Indian and Caribbean University (BICU) is being visited by a delegation from Villanova University (Pennsylvania, USA) and the National Engineering University or UNI (Managua, Nicaragua). The objective of the visit is for students ...


Bluefields has its first collaborative map

*Through the use of free technologies Bluefields- Free geodata technologies have been used to map the city of Bluefields in the Southern Caribbean Coast Autonomous Region (RACCS). This initiative strengthened the capacities of local actors with respect to their knowledge ...


Re-imagining the future: The launch of the BICU and UNICEF Innovation Laboratory

Bluefields, Nicaragua. Today marked the launch of the pilot phase of the Bluefields Indian and Caribbean University’s (BICU) Innovation Laboratory, developed with technical and financial support from UNICEF, the first of its kind in Central America and Nicaragua. The Laboratory ...


UNICEF INNOVACION

UNICEF share challenges and projects to enable knowledge sharing and collaboration in
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