By Ogova Ondego
Published February 5, 2015
Game developers from around the world are invited to a contest that creates games on peace and sustainability.
The deadline for application to the contest dubbed UNESCO MGIEP Gaming Challenge that is organised by United Nations Educational, Scientifc and Cultural Organisation’s Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Education for Peace and sustainable Development (UNESCO MGIEP), is February 15, 2015.
The call to game developers around the world from UNESCO MGIEP says, “At UNESCO MGIEP we recognize the enormous potential of digital Games as a tool for peace education, Education for Sustainable Development and Global Citizenship. UNESCO MGIEP’s Gaming initiative aims to position games as innovative tools for transformative learning by engaging with game developers across genres; and encouraging and enabling them to integrate peace and sustainability themes in their games. The initiative will incubate games on serious, real-life issues that strike the right balance between exciting game play and transformative learning.”
Details on this UNESCO MGIEP Gaming Challenge are available on the mgiep.unesco.org/gaming website.