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"Understanding global mega-trends is crucial. We live in times of multiple, evolving and mutually-reinforcing shifts. These dynamics, of geopolitical, demographic, climatic, technological, social and economic nature, enhance threats and opportunities on an unprecedented scale."

António Guterres, Secretary-General of the United Nations, Vision Statement 

News

09 July 2019
The technical nature of international development work means that to get ahead there is a pressure to specialize. Many staff become... read more
28 June 2019
The international security environment has changed dramatically since UN Peacekeeping was created in 1948 with the internanational... read more
28 June 2019
Cannes – A conference of marketing and public relations companies resulted in a commitment by the creative industry to work through... read more
24 June 2019
New York, USA – A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been reached between the UN Office of Communication and Information... read more
11 June 2019
Helsinki, Finland -- Taking note of progress so far and previewing what's to come, UNTIL's Advisory Board met in late April at the Lab... read more
11 June 2019
Formerly the province of diplomats and envoys, these days some of the most exciting and promising work in the area of conflict... read more
29 May 2019
Gurgram, India – The United Nations Technology Innovation Labs (UNTIL) and the Government of the state of Haryana, India have agreed... read more
20 May 2019
Stockholm, Sweden – A discussion on technology hosted by UNTIL at the annual Stockholm Forum Peace and Peace signalled a shift among... read more
17 May 2019
Espoo, Finland – Sort through the list of events, meetings, and collaborations contained in its first quarterly report of 2019 and one... read more
21 April 2019
New York, USA -- Over the last few years the UN headquarters in New York, long known as the epicenter of world diplomacy, has also... read more

Events

16 September 2019
Join us at the UNTIL Lab in Finland on June 11 for a workshop aimed at the Nordic digital community about the Digital Principles.... read more
03 September 2019
This event will bring together some of Finland's numerous drone innovators with UN development practitioners to explore how these... read more
27 August 2019
The UNTIL Finland Lab is pleased to invite you to a discussion on the state of health innovation for emergencies and epidemics and how... read more
13 August 2019
An opportunity for the Nordic region's leading EduTech firms to meet with the UN to strategize on how tech innovations can become more... read more
01 July 2019 to 21 September 2019
Reboot The Earth is planned as a social coding event that brings young computer programmers, scientists and other interested people... read more
06 June 2019
Join us Thursday, June 6. at the UNTIL Finland co-working space for the screening of a short movie followed by a discussion with... read more
05 June 2019
UNTIL is proud to particiapte at an event hosted by VTT to be held in at the VTT Bioruukki Pilot Center in Espoo. The event will... read more
25 May 2019
UNTIL Finland is honored to be a participant at this year's Helsinki Global Village Festival. The annual festival brings together the... read more
22 May 2019
Join us May 22 at UNTIL Finland's office in Espoo for a conversation moderated by Maria Mekri, Executive Director of the peace and... read more

JOIN "REBOOT THE EARTH"

Reboot The Earth is planned as a social coding event that brings young computer programmers, scientists and other interested people together under the auspices of the United Nations to improve upon or build a new software program that address the current climate crisis.

 
 

TechNovation Talks: What are they and Why?

Do you have a background in emerging technologies? Are you interested in working in a diverse team of professionals in an international context? Come work with us in one of our labs around the world. 

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The "Summer Of Solutions" is a call for applications from young people around the world to create innovative technology-based solutions to global challenges. This is a new initiative launched by the Office of the United Nations Secretary-General's Envoy on Youth, in partnership with the United Nations Technology and Innovation Labs, United Nations Development Programme, the Office of Information and Communications Technology and Unite Ideas.