UNICEF Partnership

In 2014, Telenor aims to continue expanding the reach of its Enable initiatives through a global partnership agreement with UNICEF. By joining forces with UNICEF, we wish to leverage the reach and capability of connectivity for children’s survival and development with a focus on our markets in Asia.

unicef-logoIn 2014, Telenor aims to continue expanding the reach of its Enable initiatives through a global partnership agreement with UNICEF. By joining forces with UNICEF we wish to leverage the reach and capability of connectivity for child survival and development with a focus on our markets in Asia.

The five-year agreement includes both financial support and access to a range of mobile technology solutions that will help advance children’s rights.

Telenor Group and UNICEF have collaborated locally for several years, with a focus on education against child labour in Bangladesh, the provision of health services for Roma people in Serbia, and health information services in Thailand.

Read more about Telenor Group and UNICEF partnering for children

Collaborative initiatives

MBRLeveraging mobile technology to improve birth registration rates in Pakistan

In an effort to innovate access to birth registration in Pakistan, Telenor Pakistan and UNICEF joined hands in 2014 to pioneer the use of mobile technology in Pakistan to promote one of the most fundamental rights of the child. Read more

dtac-unicef-call-for-children-460x306Mobile information services to promote healthy mothers and children – “Call for Children” partnership with UNICEF

dtac and Telenor Group announces collaboration with UNICEF enabling opportunities for all Thai children; Launches “*1515 Family Bonding” SMS service and provides THB 1.3 million of research funding. Read more

unicef-unite-for-children_creditorgTelecommunications improves the lives of the Roma

Due to the “Povezivanje” project, the work of Roma health care mediators, the education of Roma families in Serbia and support in achieving their rights in the area of health care and health insurance have been improved. Read more

bangladesh21Telenor and UNICEF work to prevent child labour in Bangladesh

Telenor and UNICEF have worked together since 2009 to fight child labour across urban Bangladesh. Text Picture: UNICEF’s Kjersti Fløgstad, along with Telenor’s Sigve Brekke and Hilde Tonne, travelled to Old Dhaka to witness the impact of their joint “Education against child labour” campaign. Read more