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United Nations Video Games

The UN has been active in the video and mobile gaming space for several years. Learn how to prevent disasters, contribute to ending hunger, take climate action, and more. Here’s our shortlist of video games produced or supported by the United Nations.

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World Rescue

Winner of UNESCO MGIEP's* gaming challenge, World Rescue is a narrative, research-based video-game inspired by the Sustainable Development Goals of the United Nations. Through fast-paced gameplay set in Kenya, Norway, Brazil, India, and China, you will meet and help five...

Stop Disasters!

"Stop Disasters!" simulates natural hazards and serves as an interactive educational tool for children aged 9-16. It enables players to experience 5 natural environmental hazards (wildfires, earthquakes, floods, tsunamis and hurricanes). Learn of the risks posed by natural hazards and...
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Freerice

Freerice.com is an interactive vocabulary game in which players donate grains of rice to WFP every time they answer a question correctly, allowing children to simultaneous bolster their vocabularies and help feed the world's hungry. The money raised from advertising is used...
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My Life as a Refugee

Every minute 8 people are forced to flee war, persecution or terror. If conflict threatened your family, what would you do? Built for iOS and Android, "My Life as a Refugee" is a decision-making game that entertains and educates players,...

Mission 1.5

Using mobile gaming technology, Mission 1.5 educates people about climate solutions and asks them to vote on the actions that they want to see happen. Science indicates that we have just over a decade to avert climate disaster, and global...

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Smartphone app helping educate students about Khmer Rouge

In Cambodia, an interactive smartphone app is helping educate students about the country’s devastating...

Music competition launched to raise awareness of child labour

The Music Against Child Labour Initiative, which brings together musicians to raise awareness of...

Second Open Call for SDG Good Practices, Success Stories...

A second open call for SDG good practices, success stories, and lessons learned is...