All posts tagged with: VOY Maps

Lokalizo_Maps_Kosovo

Posted May 20, 2014 no picture Prosperity Initiative in Kosovo

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Prosperity Initiative in Kosovo (PIKS) is implementing its flagship project Lokalizo which is a youth digital mapping project supported by UNICEF Innovations Lab Kosovo and Voices of Youth Mapping Initiative. The Lokalizo project will gradually empower groups of young people, to contribute and become agents of positive change in their communities. This activism of young people will result in amplifying their voices and in getting them to proactively engage in the decision-makin...


Media Spotlights Youth Mappers in Brazil

Posted September 12, 2013 Avatar Joe @unicefgis

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This week the incredible work of youth mappers in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil has been highlighted by two prestigious media organizations, the BBC and Fast Company. Since August 2011 years over 250 youth mappers have been trained in Brazil by Centro de Promoção da Saúde – CEDAPS (www.cedaps.org.br) with the support of UNICEF. The young people are learning how mobile phones and modified kites rigged with cameras can be innovative tools for reporting environmental risks and hazards....