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 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.
Leveraging 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
Mobile 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
Telecommunications 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
Telenor 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