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Call for Applications: Digital Games for Peace 2021 by UNESCO: Submit by June 7

Call for Applications: Digital Games for Peace 2021 by UNESCO: Submit by June 7

Digital Games for Peace 2021
Digital Games for Peace 2021

Applications are invited from young people to participate for the Digital Games for Peace 2021.

The call for applications for the “Digital Games for Peace: Creativity, Innovation & Resilience” project, which is an initiative that aims to support young people in co-designing and co-creating games that will in turn act as pedagogical tools for transferring, enhancing and/or developing skills and competencies for intercultural dialogue and social and emotional learning to prevent violent extremism.

About the Opportunity

A total of 51 participants will be selected for the first stage (mid-June until end-September 2021), which consists of training in SEL, game-based learning, and PVE, and the creation of innovative ideas on the use of games for peacebuilding.

Eligibility
  • Be between 18 and 35 years old.
  • Be nationals from or currently living in Afghanistan, Bangladesh, India, Myanmar, Pakistan, or Sri Lanka.
  • Have feeling/experience with 1 or more of the following areas of expertise: social and emotional learning (SEL), the prevention of violent extremism (PVE), or (video)gaming.
  • Have good research and writing skills
How to Submit?
  • Candidates can submit their applications through the online platform.
  • The best ideas will be selected and go to the second round (October 2021), the development phase.
Submission Deadline

June 7, 2021

Click here to view the official notification for the Digital Games for Peace by UNESCO

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