As part of UNAOC’s Media and Information Literacy initiatives, UNAOC has been developing a series of projects aiming at the use of ICT, gamified apps, and videogaming platforms as strategic ways of building peaceful understanding among individuals from different cultural and religious backgrounds.
PEACEapp in Tunis, Tunisia – January 28 to February 4, 2018
UNAOC in partnership with Association ADO+ and the support of the Centre National de l’information pour l’Enfant (CNIFE), IOM, UNHCR, Red Crescent Tunisia, among other organizations, organized a three-day long PEACEapp workshop in Tunis, Tunisia. Learn more about PEACEapp Tunis and watch a short video here.
PEACEapp in Tangiers, Morocco – October 2 to 7, 2017
In the framework of contributing to the prevention of violent extremism and sensitization of public opinion to counter prejudices and stereotypes, which seek to spread hatred and racism, United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) organized PEACEapp Tangiers.
PEACEapp in Algeciras, Spain – January 16 to 20, 2017
A week long PEACEapp workshop took place in Algeciras, Spain, where un-documented youth, young refugees, and youth from the host city of Algeciras worked together creating digital games on relevant social issues to their lives as a platform for encouraging and facilitating intercultural dialogue.
PEACEapp in partnership with Nairobi Play Project – August 2 to 27, 2016
PEACEapp (2014-15) in partnership with UNDP
PEACEapp is a global competition organized by the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations and the United Nations Development Program in collaboration with Build Up to promote digital games and gamified apps as venues for cultural dialogue and conflict management. Additional partners of PEACEapp include GamesForChange and the Institute for Economics and Peace.
Developed in partnership with MIT Education Arcade, createUNAOC aimed to create new spaces for intercultural dialogue through technology.
PEACEapp in the Media
‘Survival’, un videojuego para concienciar sobre los refugiados
elPeriódico, 24 April 2018
How To Increase Empathy Towards Refugees? Serious Games Might Provide An Answer
Forbes, 7 January 2018
Survival, una aplicación para ponerse en la piel de los inmigrantes que se juegan la vida
Nobbot, 4 January 2018
Survival, juego o realidad
El Universal , January 3, 2018
Una aplicación para jugarse la vida
Elpais, December 28, 2017
Empatizar con un refugiado sirio a través los videojuegos
Vida Extra , 16 December 2017
La Reina Letizia entrega al videojuego algecireño ‘Survival’ la mención de honor de Acción Magistral 2017
El Estrecho, 12 December 2017
PeaceApp, taller educativo en Marruecos para educar sobre migración y radicalización
Hobby Consolas, 9 October 2017
Un taller de videojuegos en Marruecos para educar sobre migración y radicalización
El Mundo, 8 October 2017
Meeting Tangier to raise awareness and confront hatred and extremism
Chamaly, 7 October 2017
Moroccans, refugees and migrants in Tangier benefit from a program to combat extremism
CAP24, 7 October 2017
Un proyecto educativo de Algeciras sobre la inmigración, mención especial del premio a la Acción Magistral
La Vanguardia, 29 September 2017
Survival, una app que nos muestra la odisea de los emigrantes